Wait times represent the average estimated length of time from registration to being assigned a "first provider" (a doctor, nurse practitioner or physician assistant). Times displayed for Atlantic Health Systems are:

  • Reported as an average of wait times for the previous 2 hours of patients that have presented to the emergency department and have been seen by a provider
  • Refreshed at least every 15 minutes

Many circumstances can affect wait times - for example, patients arriving by ambulance or with life-threatening injuries or illnesses. Patients with severe conditions will be seen before those with less-serious problems or ailments. These times are provided for informational purposes only and cannot be guaranteed upon arrival.

Location Emergency Wait

Last Updated: Aug. 28, 2017 10:36 am

Emergency? Call 911!

Classes & Events eNews Feedback

Support Services

The Healthy Aging Program at Atlantic Health System suggests the following helpful resources to help seniors find information on support services in the community:

Emergency Response Systems

Emergency response systems are devices, often in the form of a pendant or wrist unit, which can connect people to immediate help. They are ideal for individuals who live alone, are at risk for falling, or wander and get lost. Many of these services are privately paid; however, there are some community programs available to those with limited resources or who live in certain counties or towns.

Telephone Reassurance Services

Telephone reassurance services have volunteers who place daily or regular phone calls to home-bound seniors. They offer friendly conversation as well as a routine check-in for safety. Most programs also have procedures in place to engage help should the recipient not answer the phone.

Photo Identification (ID)

A photo ID is required for many activities ranging from medical care to travel. For those who do not have a driver’s license, there are several options for obtaining a legal, photo ID.