24-Hour Emergency Care for Our Community

St. Joseph Hospital's Emergency Department in Bethpage, NY, offers emergency care 24-hours a day, seven days a week to help Long Islanders with serious to critical medical issues.

Call 9-1-1 immediately if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

Emergency Services

Our highly experienced and compassionate team of board-certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, radiologists and additional support staff provide a full spectrum of care for injuries and conditions, including:

  • Heart attack
  • Head injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Pediatric injuries
  • Respiratory distress
  • Stroke

Primary Stroke Center

St. Joseph Hospital is a New York State Department of Health-designated Primary Stroke Center and certified by the New York State Joint Commission.

The hospital has received the 2022 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award as well as the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Award.  

Hunter EMS

Catholic Health and Hunter EMS work together to offer medical transportation services to our patients. Call for an ambulance at any time.



Paramedic-level ambulance service is available for Catholic Health patients at home, care facilities or physician offices needing urgent access to a Catholic Health hospital emergency department. Hunter’s 24/7 Care in Motion Transfer Center is equipped with software to facilitate single-call communication with Catholic Health providers requesting medical transportation.

Inside of Hunter EMS ambulance