Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill — Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), provides high-quality specialized trauma care and world-class emergency care in a safe environment for patients of all ages. The trauma program has the capabilities to stabilize injured patients and, if necessary, transport by ground or via helicopter to other LVHN hospitals with more advanced trauma care capability. A nearby helipad and quick access to major highways means air and ground transport are readily available.
The emergency department has dedicated trauma bays and staff who are prepared to provide immediate evaluation, treatment, and care for patients.
As an accredited trauma center, LVH–Schuylkill is designed and staffed to handle all ranges of traumatic injuries. The hospital meets state and local requirements to treat life-threatening injuries and participates in trauma quality monitoring and evaluation of outcomes.
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill is a 186-bed full service, general hospital, which has provided care to the residents of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania since 1895.
The LVHN trauma program mission statement encompasses three core values: Team Strength. Patient Focus. Optimal Outcome. Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill’s Level IV Trauma Center is a true asset to Schuylkill County and is a world-class health partner for its residents – providing trauma care close to home when and where it is needed most.