Cary Hospital Emergency Department
Full-service emergency care for patients of all ages. Short wait times. Nationally accredited care for heart failure and chest pain and certification as a primary stroke center. It's all available to you at the WakeMed Cary Hospital Emergency Department.
The WakeMed Cary Hospital Emergency Department and its multiple treatment bays, minor procedure and triage rooms and specially trained staff are one of six emergency departments in the WakeMed system including one of six Level I Trauma Centers in the state, located at the WakeMed Raleigh Campus.
Southern and western Wake County residents can also access full-service emergency care at WakeMed Apex Healthplex (operated as an extension of Cary Hospital's Emergency Department). The same emergency medicine physicians who care for you and your family at WakeMed Cary Hospital also provide outstanding emergency care 24 hours a day, seven days a week at our Apex location.
If WakeMed Apex Healthplex is more convenient for you, you are guaranteed the same high level of expertise as you would receive at WakeMed Cary Hospital.
In the event of a true medical emergency, call 911 immediately for emergency medical services care and transportation.
Information to Bring with You to the Emergency Department
If you need to come to WakeMed Cary Emergency Department or any emergency department take along the following to expedite your visit:
- Medications - Please provide the staff with a list of the medications you take (prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), including the dosages and how often you take them each day.
- Emergency Contact Information - The name, address and phone numbers for your primary and secondary emergency contacts.
- Insurance Information - If you have health insurance, have the insurance company's name and phone number handy as well as your group and/or policy numbers. The WakeMed Cary Hospital Emergency Department staff is committed to providing care to all individuals in need of emergency medical assessment and treatment regardless of health insurance coverage.
- Your Primary Care Provider - Include your primary care physician's name, address and phone number.
- Medical Conditions & Surgeries - Please tell the staff about any medical conditions you have and any major surgeries you have undergone.
- Allergies - If you have any allergies to medications, food, plants, bee stings or other substances, please tell the staff.