Stories tagged with: ER

January 7, 2014 - 7:08pm
29 weeks 1 day ago

The ER at Genesis Good Samaritan is reporting cases of frostbite.

Although emergency rooms actually see fewer patients during extreme weather, Director of Trauma and Emergency at Good Samaritan, David Davis, said there have been several people admitted to the ER with weather-related health problems.

"We've had some frostbite, nothing too bad," Davis explained. "We've had several car crashes that seem to be weather related, lots of falls and a lot of...

June 18, 2013 - 7:53pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

As part of the construction of the new medical center at the Bethesda campus, the emergency department will officially close on June 30 and all emergencies will be directed to the Good Samaritan Campus.

"We've added on a temporary out for a waiting area. We took the old waiting area out front and turned it into a triage and a minor treatment area. We took some space that used to be at the front entrance of the hospital and re-purposed that as additional rooms for the emergency...

April 12, 2013 - 5:49pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

Starting Monday, a fence will be put up around the Emergency Department at the Bethesda Campus to start the new expansion of the hospital. The Emergency Department will remain open and patients can enter through the main entrance of the hospital.

"What that does though is it stops the entrance both for ambulances and walk-in patients to the emergency room. The only way they can access is through the front hall or the front entrance of the hospital itself. We'll still be open. We'...

January 8, 2010 - 5:59pm
4 years 29 weeks ago


With around four inches of snow on the ground, many kids are hitting the slopes, but that means more kids are showing up in the ER with injuries.

David Davis the Director of Emergency Services at Genesis-Good Samaritan Hospital says the emergency room sees predominantly foot and leg injuries from sledding. But he says he has seen more serious injuries when kids ride sleds down a hill head first.

"There are fatalities every year across the country...

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