Exceptional Local Health Care
Western Garfield County communities have two state-of-the-art hospitals within a forty-mile radius of each other. Grand River Hospital is conveniently located near the I-70 interchange, and Valley View Hospital is located in Glenwood Springs, the County seat. Both facilities have 24-hour emergency rooms, in and out patient care, and are nationally recognized leaders in patient satisfaction, oncology research, neurosurgical and cardiovascular services, emergency care, and hospice. In addition, local residents are also only an hour's drive from St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Grand Junction, the largest medical center between Denver and Salt Lake City.
Regional Health Care Facilities
Grand River Hospital District
501 Airport Road
Rifle, CO 81650
The regional primary medical facility for the Colorado River Valley, Grand River Hospital offers the following services: 24/7 Level 2 Trauma care, radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, after hours clinic, family health, internal medicine, women's health, physical therapy including an aquatic therapy pool, specialty clinics, and the Changing Lifestyles program including diabetes management and weight loss. Grand River is also a strong community partner, offering programs such as Women's Wellness Connection that helps uninsured women get needed breast and cervical cancer screenings, and free sports physical clinics for local students. Grand River is dedicated to keeping Western Garfield County healthy, and offers annual health fairs, sponsors community events, and operates Meals on Wheels, which provided 10,000 meals in 2010 to local elderly, disables, and recovering individuals in Western Garfield County.
Valley View Hospital
1906 Blake Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Valley View Hospital, a nationally-recognized Planetree designated hospital, is equipped with a Trauma Level 3 emergency room, Heart and Vascular Center, Family Birth Place, rehabilitation services and integrated therapies, and has several affiliated clinics including Outlaw Medical Arts in Rifle and Silt Medical Center.
St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
2635 North 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81502
St. Mary's Hospital and Regional Medical Center serves western Colorado and eastern Utah with more than 350 beds and is the premier regional medical center recognized for its commitment to serving all patient health and income levels.