Uvalde Memorial Hospital has a Level IV trauma center. This department is equipped with 8 beds including 2 trauma rooms, an OB/GYN and pediatric room. We have access to 2 helicopters and an on-site helipad. Physician coverage 24/7 and mid-levels Friday thru Monday are staffed. All ED nurses are ACLS and PALS certified. All RNs within the department are TNCC and ENPC certified. UMH averages 1,450 patients per month(2010).