24-Hour Emergency Care for Our Community

The Emergency Department at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, NY, provides 24-hour, seven days a week emergency care for Long Islanders who are experiencing serious to critical medical issues and need immediate care.

Call 9-1-1 immediately if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

Primary Stroke Center

St. Charles Hospital is a New York State Department of Health-designated Primary Stroke Center and certified by the New York State Joint Commission.

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Obstetrical Emergency Room

A board-certified obstetrician is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Upon arrival at the Emergency Department, patients are assessed and triaged in the Obstetrical Emergency Room. This allows for quicker assessment and management.


St. Charles Hospital has earned Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA), providing elderly patients who visit our emergency department with the necessary expertise, equipment and resources to deliver optimal care.

American Medical Response

Catholic Health and American Medical Response work together to offer medical transportation services to our patients. Call for an ambulance at any time.



Paramedic-level ambulance service is available for Catholic Health patients at home, care facilities or physician offices needing urgent access to a Catholic Health hospital emergency department.

American Medical Response's 24/7 Care in Motion Transfer Center is equipped with software to facilitate single-call communication with Catholic Health providers requesting medical transportation.

Inside of Hunter EMS ambulance