Designations & Features
Halifax Health is an Acute Care Facility for Florida’s Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program and operates the area’s only Trauma Center as well as the area’s only Pediatric Emergency care staffed with pediatric specialists 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. With these services, in addition to a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Chest Pain Center, Halifax Health offers the most comprehensive Emergency Medicine services in our community. All available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The ED at Halifax Health is equipped with the latest technology available, including:
- Florida’s first GE CT750 HD scanner, which delivers clearer images of the heart while using less radiation
- The first wireless digital x-ray system in the United States
- A private energy plant with generators able to support the entire hospital for five days
A private, nonstop elevator connects the helipad (on the roof of the 10-story France Tower) to the trauma suites in the ED. This allows care to be delivered quickly, when seconds matter.
UF Health Trauma Surgery at Halifax Health
Halifax Health has collaborated with University of Florida Health (UF Health) to bring advanced Trauma Surgery to Volusia, Flagler and Brevard Counties. Board-certified and fellowship-trained Trauma Surgeons lead the program and are located at the main campus of Halifx Health in Daytona Beach.