OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center - Peru

Emergency Care

Expert medical care conveniently located close to home.

When you or a loved one need emergency care, you need a health care partner you can trust. At OSF Saint Elizabeth - Peru, you’ll have peace of mind with 24/7 emergency care close to home. Get expert care from physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine. Your extended emergency care team includes registered nurses who maintain certifications or training in:

  • Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS and ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Emergency Communications (ECRN)
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) or the Trauma Nurse Specialist (TNS)
  • Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) 

OSF Life Flight

Get the emergency care you need from anywhere in the region with OSF Life Flight. Our emergency air transport helicopter is stationed full-time at Illinois Valley Regional Airport - Walter A. Duncan Field in Peru. The medical helicopters operate 24 hours a day and can transport up to two patients to nearby OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford or OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Types of Emergency Care

Be prepared in an emergency. Learn which type of care to use and when.

Emergency Department

Use for potentially severe and life-threatening conditions, such as heart attack or stroke.

OSF PromptCare

Use for urgent conditions that aren't life-threatening but need to be taken care of right away, such as sprains, skin rashes or a severe sore throat.

OSF OnCall Urgent Care

Start a virtual visit for 24/7 care of minor illnesses and injuries.