On October 9, 2014, Boulder Community Health consolidated the majority of inpatient acute care services at Foothills Hospital, located at Foothills Parkway and Arapahoe Avenue in east Boulder. This included surgery, imaging and laboratory services, and inpatient care for patients with heart disease, cancer, neurological issues and orthopedic injuries. There was no change in the range of services available, only the location. This was part of a consolidation of services at Foothills Hospital.
Click here for more information on this important change in local health care.
We understand that a visit to the hospital can be a trying and stressful experience.
This section provides information on simple services that can make your experience a bit easier and less stressful.
We encourage you to ask BCH staff members or volunteers for help. We enjoy helping you!
ATM machines are located in the front lobbies of both hospital locations.
Contact Patient Business Affairs at 303-544-5744 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birth & Death Certificates
Please call, write or visit the Boulder County Health Department, Office of Vital Statistics at 3450 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80304, 303-441-1158 or click here.
Cafeteria Hours and Menus
For cafeteria locations, hours and menus, please click here.
For coffee kiosk locations and hours, please click here.
BCH will take every reasonable step to help any patient with communication limitations effectively participate in and benefit from hospital services. This includes patients with no or limited English proficiency and patients with hearing-related conditions. Patients who need such assistance should ask their nurse or care provider.
Throughout the hospital you will find friendly staff with name tags indicating Courtesy Services. They will be happy to guide you and answer your questions.
Computers and Wireless Internet
We offer free wi-fi. There are four computers on the 2 Northwest nursing unit.
An assortment of movies and music are available upon request. Ask your nurse for more information.
BCH volunteers periodically come by to offer complimentary magazines, books, coffee and tea for patients and visitors.
Flower arrangements are available in the gift shops at at Boulder Community Hospital and Foothills Hospital.
There are gift shops at Boulder Community Hospital and Foothills Hospital. Each shop sells a variety of gift items, small flower bouquets, cards, magazines and toiletries. VISA and MasterCard are accepted.
Locations, phone numbers, and hours for the gift shops:
Boulder Community Hospital
The gift shop is located on the first floor near the main entrance. The telephone number is 303-440-2210 (Dial 2210 from a hospital telephone).
- Monday - Friday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- Sunday: 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Please call before coming to the shop as these times vary.
The gift shop is located on the first floor near the cafeteria. The telephone number is 720-854-7015 (Dial 7015 from a hospital telephone).
Some evenings and weekends -- please call before coming to the shop as these times vary.
Guest Meal Options
Guest meals are available for patients’ families at both hospital locations. The cost for a meal is $5.
Boulder Community Hospital
Call 303-440-2031 for the menu and to place an order. (Dial 2031 from a hospital telephone.) Ensure that your request is met by ordering a meal at least one hour prior to our meal times at 7:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. or 4:45 p.m.
Call 720-854-7967 for the menu and to place an order. (Dial 7967 from a hospital telephone.) Ensure that your request is met by ordering a meal at least one hour prior to our meal times at 8 a.m., noon or 5 p.m.
Lodging in Boulder
The following hotels offer a discounted rate for families of hospital patients.
Boulder University Inn
The hotel is located in downtown Boulder. Call 303-417-1700 or book reservations directly with the hotel at www.boulderuniversityinn.com/.
The hotel is located in south Boulder. Call 303-442-3282 or book reservations directly with the hotel at www.chautauqua.com/.
Close to Highway 36, Coors Event Center, Colsom Field and Downtown Boulder. Call 303-499-4422 to book your reservation.
Holiday Inn Express in Boulder
The discounted rate includes continental breakfast. The hotel is located in northwest Boulder. Call 303-442-6600 or book reservations directly with the hotel at www.boulderhie.com.
Located in walking distance from Boulder Community Hospital and just one block from the Pearl Street Pedestrian Mall, the historic Hotel Boulderado offers Victorian charm with the amenities for today’s sophisticated traveler. Please call 303-442-4344 and ask for the "Boulder Community Health" discounted rates. www.boulderado.com.
Quality Inn of Boulder
The hotel is located near downtown Boulder. Call 303-449-7550 or book reservations directly with the hotel at www.qualityinnboulder.com/.
Lost & Found
It usually takes some time for items to "find" their way to the Lost and Found. For misplaced items at:
Boulder Community Hospital, call 303-938-5365.
You can leave a message and Volunteer Services will notify you if the item has been found.
Foothills Hospital, call 720-854-7411.
This will contact the communications center. They will take the information and look for the lost item.
There is complimentary parking at each hospital location. For parking information, please click here.
Located inside the hospital on the first floor:
4745 Arapahoe Ave., Suite 120
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: 720-214-0963 Fax: 720-214-0968
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Boulder Community Hospital
Located close to the hospital:
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303-442-0589 Fax: 303-442-0098
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
All Boulder Community Health facilities are tobacco free.
The main number of the hospital is 303-440-2273. Cell phone reception is excellent in most areas and most patient rooms have telephones with free local calling.
General visiting hours are 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. every day. The only exception is the Intensive Care Unit which is closed to visitors every day from 7 - 8 a.m. and 7 - 8 p.m. so our nurses can meet to coordinate care for our patients.
Arrangements can sometimes be made for extended hours by speaking to the charge nurse in the department that you are visiting.
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