UCHealth Closes Purchase of Land for Longmont Hospital for $9.6 Million

Opening of facility targeted for late 2016 or early 2017
June 19, 2015

UCHealth closed recently on the $9.6 million purchase of 45 acres in Longmont on which it plans to build a new 50-to-75-bed hospital at the northwest corner of County Line Road and Colorado Highway 119. UCHealth spokesman Dan Weaver said that UCHealth is targeting late 2016 or early 2017 for an opening of the facility. “We’ve had a great response so far from the community and from affiliated physicians in the area,” Weaver said.

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UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.