ER Patient with Two Nurses

Frye Regional Emergency Room

If you have an emergency, call 9-1-1

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420 N Center Street
Hickory, NC 28601

Phone: (828) 315-3190
Fax: (828) 315-5656

ER Department at Frye Regional Medical Center

About Our Emergency Room

The Emergency Room (ER) at Frye Regional Medical Center is located at 420 North Center Street in the downtown Hickory area. The department is open 24 hours a day for all emergencies.

Our ER employs 11 board-certified emergency medicine physicians, as well as other emergency trained personnel.

We offer major, minor and Express Care Treatment areas designed to maximize and expedite patient care.

What to Expect in our ER

Frye Regional Medical Center’s dedicated emergency care team stands readyEmergency Care Team
24/7 to provide our community with quality emergency care in its newly
renovated and expanded Emergency Room.

Fast Facts about Frye's newly renovated and expanded Emergency Room: 

  • Approximately $12 million construction project
  • 32 patient rooms (only 14 rooms prior to renovation)
  • Three nurses stations (only one station prior to renovation)
  • 40,000 – Number of patients seen annually in Frye’s Emergency Room

Recognize Emergency Symptoms

Some of the most common life-threatening emergencies are heart attacks and stroke. If you suspect you or someone you love is experiencing a heart attack or stroke, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Stroke Symptoms

Heart Attack Symptoms

Frye's Quality Emergency Care has been Recognized:ER Staff at Nurses Station

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • American Heart Association Mission Lifeline STEMI (Heart Attack) Receiving Facility
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center

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