Emergency entrance at UM Charles

High Quality Care

The award-winning care at University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center provides comprehensive care for all of your urgent and emergent health care needs.  At UM Charles Regional, our highly skilled and trained staff of Board-Certified Emergency Medicine Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers are able to quickly attend to all your needs, making us your “One Stop” for all your medical care. 

When should I go to Primary care, and when should I go to the hospital?

Focused on You

At UM Charles Regional, all patients receive a medical screening.  No one is turned away. And treatment is not based on ability to pay.

Our Emergency Department 

Is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Offers treatment rooms with walls, not curtains.

Has waiting areas with free internet access, computer stations, flat-screen TVs and varied reading material.

Provides Bedside registration.

Has a Forensic Nurse Examiners Program for victims of sexual assault.

Your Safety

Is always our priority. Our safety measures include

Universal Masking of high quality masks for all staff and patients

Social Distancing chairs in waiting room

Frequent interval cleaning of waiting room

Cleaning of every patient care room after every discharge

360 degree terminal clean of every room after suspected COVID patient

Hand Sanitizer stations at multiple locations in the department

Use of negative pressure/highly ventilated rooms for suspected COVID patients

95% private rooms in the ED