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City: Colonial Heights
Specialty: Emergency Medicine
Southside Emergency Care Center at Colonial Heights is a free standing ED equipped to treat patients with illnesses and injuries that require a higher level of care than urgent care facilities offer. The new facility is more than 12,000 square feet and has 10 exam rooms, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If a higher level of care is needed, SRMC is located just seven minutes away and offers the only full service, Level III trauma center in the Tri-Cities.
- Annual Patient Volume: 12,000
- ED Beds: 7
- Documentation: Cerner
- Physician Daily Coverage: 24 hours
- APC Daily Coverage: 1p – 9p Sun/Mon/Tues
The City of Colonial Heights is located 20 miles south of Richmond, Virginia’s state capital, and 120 miles south of the nation’s capital. The City of Petersburg lies directly across the Appomattox River. The City’s location as part of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area provides the City with access to the area’s dynamic business complex. In addition to serving as a manufacturing, distribution, and trade center, Richmond is also the financial center of the Mid-Atlantic region. Government is a major employer in the immediate Tri-Cities area (Colonial Heights, Petersburg, and Hopewell) with its proximity to Fort Lee. The City is also the site of a regional shopping mall, Southpark, which opened in spring of 1989.