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Pediatric ER at Walton Beach
Our Pediatric ER is the only one of its kind in the tri-county area including Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa Counties. In order to better meet the needs of our youngest patients, the pediatric ER is a separate exam area open 24/7 that is dedicated solely to treating the emergency healthcare needs of infants, children and teens. There is even a separate waiting area just for children and their parents.
- Pediatric triage
- Pediatric-friendly rooms
- Pediatric-friendly beds
- Specially trained emergency staff
Personalized pediatric care, designed for kids
FWBMC's director of emergency services, Loretta Myers, RN, says children need specialized care, especially during an emergency. "No hospital in the area has this level of care and this level of commitment to making our patients feel comfortable."
All our pediatric ER staff are trained to meet the physical and emotional needs of children, ensuring that your child experiences the bedside manner you would want from a healthcare provider.
Pediatric care in the hospital
When our young patients require hospitalization, they are in good hands. We have the only local ICU for babies and a full-service inpatient pediatric unit.
The level II neonatal intensive care unit has 10 beds and provides for the special needs of moderately ill newborns.
Our pediatric unit includes 10 beds. We have board-certified pediatricians, highly skilled nurses and specific equipment designed for children. Our hospital also offer consultation and coordination with subspecialists and other healthcare professionals to ensure continuity of care.