If you are experiencing a medical emergency, do not be afraid to come to the hospital for immediate care. Inova’s Emergency Rooms are open for all patients and remain a safe place to seek care in Northern Virginia.
During this time of COVID-19, Inova has implemented additional safety procedures at all facilities, based on CDC guidelines, to protect our patients, team members and community. See all Inova COVID-19 community information
Delaying the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of a potential emergency condition can put you at greater risk – particularly for those with symptoms of stroke and heart attack.
Common Heart Attack Warning Signs:
1 – Pain or discomfort in the chest
2 – Lightheadedness, nausea or vomiting
3 – Jaw, neck or back pain
4 – Discomfort or pain in arm or shoulder
5 – Shortness of breath
Remember: In a life-threatening emergency, always call 911.