When should you go to the ER for a burn? A third-degree burn damages all layers of your skin and the underlying bone, fat or muscle. While first-degree and second-degree burns can be treated at home or at urgent care, severe burns should be treated at an emergency room.
Goshen Hospital Emergency Department provides fast care for severe burns, including third-degree burns, in Goshen, IN. Offering leading-edge treatments and compassionate care, we are dedicated to the well-being of the Elkhart County community, especially in emergency situations.
If you have a third-degree burn, don’t immerse the burn in water or remove clothing stuck to the burn. Call 911 or come to our emergency room at 200 High Park Ave.