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What to Bring

Essential Items to Bring to the Emergency Room

Emergencies can happen anytime, anywhere. At Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center's Emergency Department, we understand that our patients may not have time to gather their belongings. To help you prepare, here's a list of important items to bring if you ever need to visit the Emergency Room:

Important Documents:

  • Insurance card
  • Identification card
  • The name of your primary care provider
  • Any paperwork or test results related to your emergent condition
  • A list of all medications you are currently taking (including the dose)
  • A list of any allergies you may have
  • The name of your preferred pharmacy
  • Books, a phone/tablet, or other fun ways to keep you and your child entertained while you wait
  • Headphones
  • Cell phone charger
  • Our Emergency Department also has a cell phone charging station

For Children:

  • Your child’s favorite blanket or other comfort item
  • A change of clothes for your child, and diapers and formula for your infant