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Emergency Services Washington, IN

24/7 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 rooms in 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

Daviess emergency vehicles 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 near future.
  • 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.

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 survey.

“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 survey.

“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

Dr. Chris Nixon, Physician Medical Director

Ashley Burch, EMS Coordinator

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