WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4)– SCL Well being broke floor Tuesday on a brand new hospital in Wheat Ridge. The ability will change Lutheran Medical Middle at Clear Creek Crossing.
The brand new hospital is being constructed at Interstate 70 and fortieth Avenue in Wheat Ridge, simply 3 and a half miles from the present campus.
SCL Well being mentioned the necessity for an up to date hospital will broaden entry to emergency and significant take care of households in Jefferson County. It can additionally give well being care employees extra functionality to deal with conditions just like the pandemic.
“The brand new substitute hospital will replicate lots of the classes realized during the last yr. One instance is that many of the beds within the new hospital can have the capabilities to be simply transformed into ICU rooms,” mentioned SCL Well being CEO Lydia Jumonville.
The brand new hospital is anticipated to open in 2024.