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Transfer Center

Transfer Center

The St. Charles Transfer Center facilitates patient transfer to St. Charles medical facilities. To arrange transfer, please call 541-706-5816 to discuss your patient’s care with a St. Charles physician. If not familiar with the patient transfer process, please take a moment to review the ideal transfer conversation document.

If you have any further questions, please contact James Dayton, MD.

Typical Transfer Times to St. Charles Bend
Sending Hospital Mode
Ground Helicopter Fixed Wing
Burns/HDH 2 hrs 30 min 2 hrs 10 min 2 hrs 30 min
John Day/BMH 3 hrs 30 min 2 hrs 10 min

2 hrs 30 min

Klamath Falls/SLMC 3 hrs 1 hr 20 min 1 hr 30 min
Lakeview/LDH 3 hrs 35 min 2 hrs 10 min 2hrs 30 min
Madras/SCMC-M 1 hr 35 min


Prineville/SCMC-P 1 hr 30 min N/A
Redmond/SCMC-R 30 min 28 min N/A