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Emergency Information

Student Health Service is not open nights, weekends, or when the University is closed. No Student Health Service personnel are "on call."


Emergency map

For routine or urgent care during early evening and weekend days:

For true emergencies or urgent problems during late evenings and nighttime:

  • Call 911 for emergency medical personnel
  • Sacred Heart Hospital ER (Marshfield Affiliate)
    900 W. Clairemont, Eau Claire, WI 54701
  • Mayo Hospital ER (Luther Campus)
    1400 Bellinger St., Eau Claire, WI 54703
    (715) 838-5222 

Mental Health Crisis Lines

  • Northwest Connections 1-888-552-6642
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • SMS Emotional Support Line   Text "HOPELINE" to 741741


ER vs Urgent Care

"When should I go to the emergency room?"

When you have severe symptoms, including extreme pain, that you believe a lack of immediate medical attention will likely result in serious damage to your health, the health of an unborn child, or serious damage to bodily functions, body parts and/or organs. Some examples of medical emergencies are:

  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Alcohol or drug overdose
  • Acute allergic reactions
  • Acute appendicitis
  • Attempted suicide
  • Acute asthmatic attacks
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Suffocation
  • Convulsions or epileptic seizures
  • Acute hemorrhage (excessive bleeding)