Published on December 12, 2013

Parkview-Pueblo West Emergency Services Celebrates 5 years

Parkview-Pueblo West Emergency Services has been serving Pueblo West and the surrounding communities for just over five years. During that time we have achieved some remarkable milestones. To date the team at Parkview- Pueblo West has treated more than 90,000 patients. The facility is staffed by Board Certified Emergency Physicians, Advanced Life Support certified registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, laboratory and radiology technicians, unit secretaries and environmental technicians.

To celebrate the five year anniversary, Parkview- Pueblo West Emergency Services will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, December 18th from 4pm to 7pm. It is our anniversary, but we have gifts for you! The first 50 attendees (five years and older) can get a FREE flu shot. Flu shots after that will only be $5. Facility tours, festivities and fabulous treats will also be part of the five fa la la la la la anniversary celebration. Santa is even scheduled to make an appearance and get his flu shot to make sure he stays in good health during his busiest time of the year. Experts from injury prevention, stroke and AMR will be on hand to answer questions. For additional information on the celebration, call 584-7319.

Since its opening in November 2008, Parkview-Pueblo West has become the trusted emergency facility to care for anything from minor injuries to critical care patients. In the last year, the facility has treated 740 patients with chest pain, 38 stroke patients and admitted 1400 patients to Parkview Medical Center. The free standing emergency department is equipped with CAT scan, radiology, laboratory, blood products, and resuscitation equipment for all age groups. Parkview-Pueblo West Emergency Service is proud to fulfill the need for emergency care in Pueblo West and surrounding communities, including Penrose, Westcliffe and Canon City.  

About Parkview Medical Center

Founded in 1923, Parkview Health System in Pueblo, Colorado, offers general acute healthcare and health specialty services. As a private, non-profit organization, Parkview is licensed for 350 beds and provides a full range of healthcare services including a verified Level III Trauma Center along with exceptional comprehensive cardiac and orthopedic care. Parkview Health System is the leader in all service lines in our service area. As a vital healthcare source, Parkview’s service area includes Pueblo County and 14 surrounding counties, which together represent 370,000 total lives.

Parkview Health System is the largest non-government, nonprofit, private sector employer in Pueblo County with approximately 3,000 employees and provides a skilled medical staff of over 370 physicians. The impact of our workforce triggers a strong impact on the community as Parkview’s annual payroll contributes $232 million to the economy.