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A national leader in hospital care, serving the Mid-Willamette Valley.

A leader in health care since 1895

Salem Hospital is one of the largest of Oregon's 62 acute care hospitals and operates the busiest emergency department on the West Coast. It is a not-for-profit hospital, licensed for 494 acute-care beds.

Salem Hospital 2020 statistics

  • Births — 3,050
  • Diagnostic imaging procedures — 191,005
  • Emergency department visits — 91,256
  • Laboratory procedures — 1,301,946
  • Patient meals and meal equivalents served — 674,712
  • Surgeries — 13,072



Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room if you have life-threatening symptoms.


Life-threatening symptoms may include:

• Trouble breathing • Severe abdominal pain
• Loss of consciousness • Chest pain or pressure
• Major trauma • Stroke
• Head injury • Uncontrollable bleeding
• Altered mental state • Suicidal thoughts or actions
• Sudden loss of vision • Broken bones



Visit salemhealth.org/emergency for more information.



Centrally located in Salem

Salem Hospital

890 Oak Street SE
Salem, OR 97301


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Salem Hospital is in the top 7% nationwide

We’ve taken nursing to a new level: the top seven percent nationwide! Salem Hospital is a magnet for the best and brightest nurses in the field. How do we know for sure? 

In July 2020, The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® officially redesignated Salem Hospital as a Magnet-recognized organization for a third consecutive time. The 2020 honor also acknowledged four exemplars — exceptional practices that highlight excellence in nursing practice. Read the full press release here.

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Parking at Salem Hospital

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The best place to park depends on where you are going. Learn more about parking at Salem Hospital.

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