Immediate medical care in Mauston
Our emergency and urgent care services are available at Mile Bluff Medical
Center in Mauston. The Emergency Department provides care 24 hours a day.
Urgent Care is available evenings, weekends and holidays when our clinic
locations are closed.
Emergency Care Services
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
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.
Urgent Care Services
Urgent Care is available evenings (4 - 9 pm), weekends and holidays (9
am - 9 pm) when Mile Bluff’s clinics are closed.
Please note that patients must arrive at least 30 minutes before the close
of Urgent Care to allow enough time to be assessed and seen by a provider. Urgent Care provides treatment for individuals with illnesses and injuries
that require immediate attention, but are not life-threatening. Urgent
Care provides treatment for those who have:
- Coughs and congestion
- Cuts requiring stitches
- Deep bruises
- Ear infections
- Flu symptoms
- Insect bites
- Mild to moderate asthma attacks
- Scrapes and bruises
- Sore throats
- Upper respiratory infections
Please note that Urgent Care patients are seen in order of arrival. Emergency
patients are seen in order of the severity of their condition. Urgent
Care and the Emergency Department share a waiting room. If you are waiting,
and see you other patients get called back for treatment ahead of you,
it may be due to their condition. The staff will keep you informed of
when you will be taken in for treatment. If you have questions at any
time during your visit, please ask.
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 & Urgent Care Department at Mile Bluff Medical Center
is located at 1050 Division Street, Mauston, WI 53948.