WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4)– SCL Well being broke floor Tuesday on a brand new hospital in Wheat Ridge. The power will substitute 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 stated the necessity for an up to date hospital will broaden entry to emergency and demanding take care of households in Jefferson County. It is going to additionally give well being care staff extra functionality to deal with conditions just like the pandemic.
“The brand new substitute hospital will mirror most of the classes realized over the past 12 months. One instance is that many of the beds within the new hospital may have the capabilities to be simply transformed into ICU rooms,” stated SCL Well being CEO Lydia Jumonville.
The brand new hospital is anticipated to open in 2024.