Munson Health
Emergency Services


The Leona E. Whitman Emergency Department at Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital is consistently rated among the top in the nation for patient satisfaction. With newly renovated patient care areas that link the hospital’s Emergency Department to a new acute care suite, Paul Oliver offers convenient and quality care to Benzie area residents and visitors.

Emergency care is available 24 hours a day, every day. Highly trained, experienced ER providers and nurses also have around-the-clock access to downstate specialists through the Michigan Stroke Network. As a member of the Cardiac Emergency Network, we are linked to Munson Medical Center’s Cardiac Services to speed diagnosis and treatment.


For emergencies, ambulance service can be obtained quickly by dialing 911.