Effective October 9, the Emergency Department at Boulder Community Hospital (1100 Balsam Ave.) will close. All emergency and trauma services will be relocated to Foothills Hospital (4747 Arapahoe Avenue) in Boulder.
In addition, effective October 9, Boulder Community Health is consolidating the majority of inpatient acute care services at Foothills Hospital, located at Foothills Parkway and Arapahoe Avenue in east Boulder. This includes surgery, imaging and laboratory services, and inpatient care for patients with heart disease, cancer, neurological issues and orthopedic injuries. There will be no changes in the range of services available, only the location. This is part of a consolidation of services at Foothills Hospital.
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Boulder Community Hospital
P.O. Box 9019
1100 Balsam (North Broadway & Balsam)
Boulder, Colorado 80304
This facility is Boulder's main acute care hospital. It has approximately 159 beds and is known for its outstanding cardiology, orthopedic and neurological services. It has a 22-bed emergency department, a 16-bed intensive care unit and offers complete laboratory and imaging services, including CT, MRI and PET scanners. Maternity and pediatric services are offered at the Foothills Hospital campus.
More than 600 physicians in 48 medical specialties have privileges at BCH. Many of our registered nurses and technologists have earned national certification in their specialties.