Emergency Services

Helen Keller Hospital is committed to bringing fast and comprehensive emergency room care to Northwest Alabama.
Our goal is to maintain the shortest emergency room wait time possible while making sure our patients recieve the highest possible level of care.

With our FastCare options, you can choose to be seen by a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) or a Physician's Assistant (PA-C) for illness or infury not conisdered life threatening, often shortening your wait time even further.

"We have assembled a great group of experienced, board-certified physicians who are very excited to have developed a premier Emergency Department at Helen Keller Hospital. We area ll local physicians dedicated to emergency care who have lived here and served this community for many years." - Dr. Dan Spangler, Medical Director of HKH Emergency Department

The benefits of Helen Keller's Emergency Room:

Bedside registration and triage results in shorter door-to-provider wait time
50% more physician coverage
Highly experienced staff, with a combined total of over 500 of dedicated care

Helen Keller Hospital is a new definition of emergency room care, with local physicians and experienced staff that are ready to serve you now!

MedExpress - Fast. Local. Trusted.

Whether it is a cold, flu, or injury, life doesn't always wait for you to feel better. At MedExpress, we know your time is valuable. We will get you in and out and feeling better in no time!

Hours of operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

14490 County Line Road Suite A
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
(Across from the Foodland Shopping Center in Ford City)

Phone Number: (256) 661-2078

MedExpress provides a range of services.

Illnesses such as:

colds, flu, and upper respiratory infections
nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and dehydration
ear, throat, and sinus infections
allergies, asthma, or croup
bronchitis or pneumonia
rashes or poison ivy
urinary tract infections
spider bites

Injuries such as:

minor trauma
burns, fractures, and sprains
cuts, lacerations, and abrasions
foreign body removal

No appointment necessary!