Emergency Services in Daviess County
24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week emergency medical services
The Emergency Department is staffed by specially trained providers which
include physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses,
and paramedics. The Emergency Department is equipped with three trauma
rooms and six examination
order to adequately care for a wide variety of emergency needs ranging from
minor medical problems to stabilizing trauma victims. Air and ground ambulance
services provide our patients with safe transport in the event additional
specialty care is required during their emergency.
DCH EMS provides 911 service to all of Daviess County
We have four full-time crews in the following locations – two crews
in Washington (stationed at Daviess Community Hospital), one crew in Odon,
and one crew in Cannelburg.
- Garage bays and
living quarters for the Cannelburg and Odon locations will be completed in the
- All stations will be staffed 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
- Requests for emergency ambulance transport should be made by dialing
911, and will be taken in and dispatched by the dispatch centers in the
county. These include Washington Police Department for 911 calls originating
from within the city and Daviess County Sherriff department for 911 calls
originating from the county.
Requests for non-emergent ambulance transport can be made by dialing (812) 254-1060.
Teddy Cline, Director
Dr. Chris Nixon, Physician Medical Director
Ashley Burch, Coordinator
For questions regarding DCH EMS services, please call 812-254-2760.
Here’s what our patients have to say about emergency services at DCH:
“These people are excellent! We were impressed with the level of
care and concern from the admitting clerk to the nurses and the physician.
All did an excellent job!” – from a patient family member.
“Everyone in the ER was amazing. They all used their AIDET skills.
And they called to check to see how I was the day after and how my visit
to ER was.” – from a patient
“I was very impressed with how kind and friendly your hospital was.
They went above and beyond to be helpful, kind and provide great care.”
– from a patient
“I could not have been treated any better, best hospital experience
I have had.” – from a patient survey.
“I would recommend your Emergency Department to everyone.”
– from a patient survey.
Chrissy Wininger, RN, Emergency Department Nurse Manager
812-254-2760 ext. 1301