Medical Services

Emergency Department



Mercy’s Emergency Department is open 24/7 and offers fast, personal care and is prepared to handle emergencies large and small. The entrance to the Emergency Department is 425 E. Bloomington St. Iowa City.

  • Time from presentation to room placement is significantly faster than the national average, typically less than ten minutes.
  • If you need to be admitted, fully staffed inpatient hospital beds are just a few steps away.
  • The patient drop-off area is both heated and covered and is close to the parking lot.
  • Private treatment rooms, consultation rooms and triage areas are available.
  • Patients are always cared for in a personalized manner.
  • All ECU nurses are certified in trauma care, and all ECU doctors have been certified in advanced trauma life support along with pediatric and adult advanced cardiac life support.
  • Mercy's ECU has been named a Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for continually achieving the 95th percentile or above for patient satisfaction and clinical quality.

If you would like to make an appointment with a Mercy provider, call Mercy On Call at 358-2767 or 800-358-2767, or Click here to find a Mercy provider.