If you are experiencing a health emergency, call 911.
St. Vincent Health Emergency Department
Entrance and additional parking located around the back of the hospital at 816 W. 4th Street, Leadville, CO
St. Vincent Health Emergency Department is a 2022 Press Ganey HX Guardian of Excellence Award® winner. This accolade represents St. Vincent Health’s leadership, providing more human-centric care experiences by identifying what patients need most and pivoting quickly. St. Vincent Health ranks in the 95th percentile in patient experience amongst other healthcare facilities across the nation.
When you or a member of your family experience a medical emergency, every minute counts. St. Vincent Health’s emergency department is minutes from most locations in Lake County and pre-hospital 911 response is provided by our in-house ambulance department.
Our emergency department, in partnership with CarePoint Health, is staffed by an unparalleled level of highly-trained, board-certified providers available to care for your emergency 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
From chest pain to broken bones, and so much more, our team provides expert emergency care, and our facility is equipped with the life-saving technology you’d expect from a large hospital.
The St. Vincent Health emergency “door to doctor” time continues to beat statistical norms, at an average of five minutes between arrival and being seen by a provider.
Emergency departments treat patients based on the severity and urgency of a condition. Some of the most common reasons to seek care at an emergency room are:
- Severe chest pain
- Severe abdominal pain
- Wheezing or shortness of breath
- Severe injury; bone break
- Intestinal bleeding
- High fevers or rash, especially among children
- Vaginal bleeding with pregnancy
- Repeated vomiting
- Severe head or eye injuries
- Allergic reactions
Emergency Providers at St. Vincent Health
St. Vincent Health’s emergency department is staffed by board-certified medical professionals in partnership with CarePoint Health. This strategic partnership is focused on expanding the high-quality emergency care services available to the residents of Lake County and surrounding areas.
CarePoint Health is a multispecialty physician group headquartered in Denver. They are physician-owned, physician-run, and employ over 500 providers in a variety of specialties.
CarePoint emergency medicine specializes in both adult and pediatric emergency medicine in level I-IV trauma facilities in six states. Their singular focus is to deliver the best possible care to patients in an environment that is collaborative, collegial, and fulfilling.