Emergencies can happen anytime, day or night. That's why Munroe Regional Medical Center has emergency care available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Our cardiovascular intensive care unit (ICU), electrophysiology lab and catheterization lab are among the advanced technologies that support our emergency department and enable physicians to provide you with quality care when you need it most.
If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
MRMC Emergency Department
MRMC Children's Emergency Department
TimberRidge Emergency Center
Munroe Regional Medical Center now offers a convenient, online check-in service for the Emergency Department. This free, easy-to-use service allows you to choose your designated treatment time online and then wait in the comfort of your own home. Once you arrive at your designated time, you will be promptly seen by a healthcare professional.
So, instead of sitting in the waiting room, enjoy the convenience and comfort of waiting at home. This service does not allow patients to skip in front of other visitors; all patients are seen based on the hospital's standard triage and queuing process.
Click here, select a projected treatment time, and wait at home until your time to be seen. Online check-in should not be used for emergencies.
EMERGENCY ROOM CARE is for life-threatening conditions:
You should call 911 or get to the nearest emergency room if you have any of the following symptoms:
If you are helping a child
Please call 911 or go straight to the emergency room if a child has any of the symptoms listed above or any of the following symptoms:
You should call 911 or go straight to the emergency room if you feel that you might hurt yourself or someone else. All patients will receive a medical screening exam at the emergency room regardless of ability to pay. (This does not apply at urgent care centers.)
Q. Is my reservation time a guarantee?
A. No, it is not. The hospital will do its best to see when you arrive, but if there are sicker patients ahead of you, they may be seen first.
Q. What does this service cost?
A. Nothing. It is absolutely free for patients.
Q. Can I use ER Check-In even if I do not have insurance? What about Medicare or Medicaid?
A. ER Check-In is free for everyone. It does not matter what insurance you have or whether you do not have any. Upon arrival, once you have received a Medical Screening Exam and are stabilized, you may be asked to arrange for payment.
Q. What if I check-in, and then start feeling a lot worse?
A. If you are feeling worse, do NOT wait for your check-in time. Go to the ER immediately. If you feel that your condition is 'life threatening', call 911 right away. Click here to see more information about what is considered a 'life threatening' emergency.
Q. When I arrive, will I see a doctor right away?
A. You will be seen by a healthcare professional who will evaluate your condition and decide on the best course of action for you. You may be seen by a nurse, physician, physician assistant, or some other combination of healthcare professionals.
Q. I don't need to go to the ER anymore. How do I cancel my reservation?
A. Call the hospital where you made your reservation, ask to speak to the Emergency Room, and tell them that you are canceling your ER reservation.
Q. I made a reservation, but now I cannot get there on time. Can I adjust my time?
A. Simply go online and make a new reservation. The system will automatically cancel your old one.
To better serve the residents of Ocala and Marion County, Munroe Regional Medical Center provides emergency care at three locations.
Main Campus Emergency Department - 1500 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL
Offers full service for life-threatening emergencies including cardiovascular ICU, cardiothoracic operating rooms, Picture Archiving and Communications System and chemistry lab robot for lab work.
TimberRidge Emergency Center- 9521 SW Highway 200, Ocala, FL (across from Walmart)
A free-standing ER the provides full service critical care and a Picture Archiving and Communications System.
Children's Emergency Department- 1500 SW 1st Ave., Ocala, FL (at Munroe Regional Medical Center, adjacent to Emergency Department)
Offers full service for children's medical emergencies including nine dedicated treatment rooms, children's radiology, Picture Archiving and Communications System and chemistry lab robot for lab work.
1500 SW 1st Ave
Ocala, FL 34471