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University of Utah Health’s South Jordan Health Center emergency room (ER) is located in Daybreak, South Jordan. We are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Most of our patients wait only fifteen minutes to see a physician.

Our highly trained staff of board-certified physicians is prepared to handle anything from a simple cold or flu to a serious burn, heart attack, or stroke. We offer care for all ages including:

  • infants,
  • children,
  • adults,
  • and individuals of advanced age.

We are also fully equipped to handle children's ER care.

Coordinating Emergency Care

The majority of our patients do not need additional treatment at a hospital after they are released. However, patients who have trauma or who need inpatient care have access to rapid transport to a local hospital or University of Utah Hospital by ambulance or helicopter.

Our AirMed service is located right next door to our emergency department and is available 24/7.

What to Expect

As soon as you arrive at the South Jordan Emergency Department, our staff will register you and guide you to your room. Most patients wait fewer than three minutes to be taken to their room. A registered nurse will then talk with you about the reasons for your visit.

How Long Will You Stay?

Your length of stay will depend on:

  • Why you're visiting the emergency department,
  • your symptoms, and
  • tests ordered (labs, x-rays, CT scan, etc.).

Most patients stay at our clinic for about three hours. If your injury or illness is less severe, you have a greater chance of being treated and released sooner.

Patient Priority

The South Jordan Emergency Department has a board-certified emergency physician on call 24/7. We create our timeline for providing care based on the severity of patients' injury, illness, or condition.

Visiting Your Loved One

We understand how important it is to see family and friends during emergencies. To make sure your loved one is healthy, safe, and heals quickly, please follow the visitation rules created by our staff.

Depending on the situation, patients are usually allowed to have one or two guests. To respect patients' privacy and our staff members' work, we ask patients and visitors to stay in their rooms.

When Should I Go To The Emergency Room?

When an emergency strikes, make sure you know where to go for care. This checklist is a quick guide for common emergencies. If the situation is life threatening, call 911 or go to the emergency room. (Download printable version of this chart.)

header left-column-3 Abdominal Pain If pain is severe, go to the ER. Allergic reaction that causes difficulty swallowing (or call 911) Animal or insect bites Asthma attack (mild) Asthma attack (severe) (or call 911) Broken bone For penetrating or foreign body,go to the ER. Burns If severe, go to the ER. Chest pain (severe) (or call 911) Concussion If loss of consciousness, go to the ER. Coughs Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting If vomiting blood, go to the ER. Dizziness If you are over the age of 65,go to the ER. Eye irritation or redness For penetrating or foreign body,go to the ER.
header 2 right-column-3 Fever If very young infant or adult has fever of 105-plus degrees, go to the ER. Headache If severe, go to the ER. Minor wounds/laceration If uncontrolled bleeding, go to the ER. Newborn Follow-up, jaundice, feeding difficulties,rash, or congestion. Numbness in arm or leg, difficultyspeaking, face drooping Pregnant + minor symptoms If you have bleeding or abdominal pain, go to the ER. Rashes Seizure (without an epilepsy diagnosis) Sinus pain Shortness of breath If severe, go to the ER or call 911. Sore Throat If child, go to urgent care. Sprained ankle Urinary tract/bladder infections

Our Team

The South Jordan Emergency Department's staff includes board-certified physicians who also work at the affiliated level one trauma center at University of Utah Hospital. Our physicians are assisted by a team of:

  • Registered nurses,
  • emergency medical technicians,
  • respiratory therapists,
  • and extended team members including radiology and CT technologists.