Juneau County Emergency Care
The Mile Bluff Emergency Room
Mile Bluff's emergency care is available 24 hours a day for serious,
life-threatening situations, such as severe illness, serious injury, and
any sudden change in a person's health condition that requires immediate
intervention. If a person experiences the following, he/she should come
to the Emergency Department:
- Broken bones
- Chest pains or pressure
- Difficulty breathing
- Head trauma/injuries
- Major injuries/accidents
- Severe abdominal pain
- Sudden dizziness
- Trouble seeing
- Uncontrollable bleeding
If you need immediate medical attention but are dealing with a less serious
issue, be sure to visit Mile Bluff's
Level III Trauma Center
Mile Bluff's Emergency Department has earned classification as a Level
III Trauma Center. This means that the department has met rigorous criteria
set by the American College of Surgeons, which serves as proof of the
team's ability to treat traumatic injuries at a higher level than
A Level III Trauma Center provides care for serious injuries, and makes
use of superior medical research to offer patients comprehensive, well-round care.
To further meet the needs of local individuals impacted by sexual violence,
Mile Bluff’s Emergency Department has sexual assault nurse examiners
(SANE) available in Mauston.
The role of a SANE includes evaluating and treating patients with a holistic
approach. These nurses are specially trained to provide culturally-sensitive,
developmentally-appropriate, trauma-informed, patient-specific evaluation
and treatment. They gather medical history, as well as a history of the
assault, with a proper understanding of the medical and legal consequences
of both. It is a very specialized role that is unfortunately needed far
Anyone who experiences a sexual assault can come immediately and directly
to Mile Bluff’s Emergency Department. The staff is trained to be
mindful of both the immediate and the long-term impacts of sexual violence.
Individuals will be cared for with dignity, confidentiality and excellence.
If you would like more information about the SANE program, please contact
the department at 608-847-6161.
The Emergency Department at Mile Bluff Medical Center is located at 1050
Division Street, Mauston, WI 53948.