Gunnison Valley Health’s Emergency Department is located at the hospital
off Denver and Iowa Streets in Gunnison (behind City Market & Meadows
Shopping Center). Emergency Drop-Off Parking is located directly outside
the Emergency Entrance.
Gunnison Valley Hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center. Local physicians
staff the emergency room (ER) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. General surgery,
orthopedic, and OB/GYN physicians are available on an on-call basis. The
ER department is supplied with the advanced equipment necessary to meet
the demands of any patient with ailments ranging from bronchitis to multi-system
trauma. St. Mary's CareFlight offers air medical services to Gunnison
The Emergency Department features Colorado Neurological Institute's
CO-DOC Telemedicine Unit. The Collaborative Digital Online Consultant
enables patients in rural communities to be treated virtually by a neurologist
at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. This secure connection
allows the neurologist to provide real-time acute stroke consultations–a
critical service when literally every second counts.