Chest Pain Accredited | Pediatric Prepared
2827 Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT 59804
About Our Emergency Services
Our Emergency Department cares for adult and pediatric patients in Missoula & Ravalli counties and is a regional referral center for hospitals across western Montana. A helipad is available for patients with the most serious medical conditions who need air transport directly to / from Community Medical Center.
Two of the most common life-threatening emergencies are heart attacks and strokes. Timely treatment is crucial!
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FirstCare & OrthoExpress
When you need immediate care for minor illnesses, orthopedic injuries, x-ray and other non-life threatening conditions. FirstCare offers 2 Missoula locations with convenient online check-in and walk-ins are welcome 7-days a week for both adult and pediatric patients.Check-In Online
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Some conditions can be treated simply by calling your primary care provider's office. Most providers can quickly see existing patients via same-day appointments, by phone or telehealth.Find a Primary Care Provider
Champion Patient Care
Our ER doctors, nurses, EMTs and staff are dedicated to delivering high-quality, safe patient care. From patient safety certifications to patient conveniences, our emergency services team is committed to championing patient care.
Accredited Chest Pain Center
We are Western Montana's only Accredited Chest Pain Center, which demonstrates the hospital’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients.
As Missoula's pediatric ER, we have a special designation as pediatric-prepared to care for newborns through adolescents. We are the only ER in Missoula backed up by a dedicated pediatric inpatient unit and pediatric ICU.
No navigating a parking garage or on-street parking. An easily accessible parking lot is available right outside the ER.
As a way to better inform people of our emergency care is through the regular publication of our wait times on our website. Patients in our ER typically see a doctor within 20 minutes of arrival.
Community Medical Center is accredited as a Chest Pain Center by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Accreditation Services. Community Medical Center has demonstrated expertise in quickly assessing, diagnosing and treating patients experiencing chest discomfort or pain, and is the only hospital in western Montana to achieve the Chest Pain Center designation.
Community Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®. This award demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to the highest-quality safety and care of patients, and recognizes compliance with The Joint Commission’s strict national standards.
Advanced Certification Programs:
• Advanced Certification in Perinatal Care
The Nationally Recognized Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score is the only independent ratings program that focuses exclusively on how hospitals work to keep their patients safe. This award is a testament to our unyielding commitment to serve the needs of our patients and our community.