On May 1, 1991, Palm Beach County’s Trauma System took flight and carried out its first life-saving mission.
Since then, the nationally-recognized Trauma System overseen and funded by the Health Care District has treated more than 64,000 people, providing rapid-response care for more than 3,700 traumatically-injured patients each year.
Coordinated Trauma SystemLearn how the many dedicated professionals work together to save lives.
Trauma CentersTwo Trauma Centers at St. Mary's and Delray Medical Center provide 24-hour trauma treatment.
Trauma AgencyLearn how the District ensures trauma patients receive top-quality care.
Education and Prevention
See how the Trauma System promotes trauma injury prevention education and outreach in the community.
Milestones in our MissionView a timeline of the development of the Palm Beach County Trauma System, which spans 25 years.
Profiles of SuccessMany trauma victims have returned to their daily lives. Here are a few of the survivors and their stories.