Methodist Hospital South is proud to be here for Atascosa County during some of life’s toughest moments. Our emergency department team is committed to providing quick and safe care right here in Jourdanton, keeping our neighbors close to home. Our board-certified emergency room physicians and expert trained staff provide reliable medical care when minutes matter.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a medical emergency, always call 911 first. If you’re not sure you need to head to the emergency room, talk to a nurse first. Call 210-575-0355.

Your safety is our priority


At Methodist Hospital South, we are focused on providing our community the care they need in a safe environment. That’s why our team has continuously enhanced safety measures and protocols for patients, visitors, physicians and staff.

Learn more about our safety measures

We provide adult emergency care for many conditions:

  • Accidents
  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Chest pain
  • Cold or flu
  • Concussion
  • Fever
  • Head injuries
  • Heart Attack
  • Poisonings
  • Sprains
  • Stomach pain
  • Stroke

Some illnesses and injuries that are urgent but not life-threatening might be better suited for a visit to an urgent care center instead.

For emergencies that may require additional comprehensive care options, our patients have access to the entire Methodist Healthcare network.

Specialized emergency programs and services we provide:

Award winning quality care in Atascosa County

Accredited Chest Pain Center

Rated 5 Stars by CMS

Visiting our ER

Patients arriving at Methodist Hospital South for emergency care can follow marked signs for our ER entrance. Patients can park for free in our lot right outside the hospital.

Our ER is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Patients can expect to be treated for a variety of conditions, including but not limited to:

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Emergency care at Methodist Healthcare

Emergency care is the treatment of emergent medical conditions. It is generally performed in an emergency room, but can also refer to treatment in an ambulance. Emergency medicine physicians may treat patients with injuries or infections, in addition to life-threatening conditions.

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