Bladen County Hospital’s Emergency Department is open, fully staffed and operational 24 hours a day.We are designed and equipped to facilitate the safe and effective care of patients in any emergency, such as:
- Severe pain
- Severe bleeding
- Difficulty breathing
- Stroke symptoms
- Compound bone fractures that break through the skin
- Chest pain or other signs of a heart attack
- Loss of consciousness
- Severe asthma attacks
Bladen County Hospital’s Emergency Department participates in Code STEMI for heart attack patients and Code STROKE for stroke patients. These programs facilitate faster response times and smoother transfers to other facilities.
There are many different signs of heart attacks and strokes. For more information on these programs, please click on the following links:
If you ever experience any type of chest pain, please call 9-1-1. Don't hesitate to call or try driving yourself to the hospital.
Kenneth Carter, M.D.
Medical Degree: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Residency: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine