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Arroyo Grande Hospital Awarded Emergency Grant
updated: Feb 20, 2017, 3:16 PM

Source: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation

Grant supports the Legacy Campaign at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

The Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation is proud to announce it has received a generous $24,000 donation from Phillips 66 to be used for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital’s (AGCH) Emergency Department expansion.

Phillips 66 made this donation in part to help ensure the safety and preparedness of the community in emergency situations. The expansion of the AGCH Emergency Department is part of the hospital’s current Legacy Campaign to expand the Emergency Department, increase the size and capacity of the Acute Rehabilitation Department and upgrade diagnostic imaging technology.

“The Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation is very grateful for this tremendous gift,” says Montisa Lopez, Vice President of Philanthropy, AGCH Foundation. “This brings us closer to achieving our goal and improving patient services.”

“We recognize the importance of having the latest technologies and resources available for the community,” says Paul Adler, Manager of Communications and Public Affairs, Phillips 66. “We’re thrilled to contribute to Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in providing the best possible care.”

The Emergency Department at AGCH was last updated in 1986 with a space designed to accommodate 16,000 patients per year. Currently, however, the Emergency Department receives over 26,000 patient visits per year. The expansion will address this issue and accommodate future needs by doubling the size of the Emergency Department.

AGCH is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health services and partnering with others in the community to improve the quality of life. By teaming with AGCH, Phillips 66 is upholding its company values, which include safety, honor, and commitment.

AGCH is a 67-bed hospital with a 20-bed acute rehabilitation facility that has been offering health care services to Central Coast residents for more than 50 years. The full-service medical facility, located in the heart of San Luis Obispo County, is recognized for excellence in acute rehabilitation, orthopedics, emergency care, and cancer care.

For more information about the Legacy Campaign or the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation, visit supportarroyogrande.org or contact Montisa Lopez at 805-994-5421.

About Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast.  Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. To learn more go to dignityhealth.org/arroyo-grande/.

 

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