Gunnison Valley Hospital


Welcome to Gunnison Valley Health, the sole-community owned, integrated and comprehensive health system for Gunnison Valley and its surrounding areas. The Gunnison Valley Health family is here to provide quality healthcare to anyone requiring services, be it the Family Birthing Center that brings new lives into our community, the Cancer Treatment Center where patients may receive comfortable oncology treatments right here in Gunnison, or even Hospice & Palliative Care Services as one nears the end of their life - Gunnison Valley Health is here to meet your needs during any stage of your life!

Gunnison Valley Health Offers Elder Care Seminar

On Tuesday August 12 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Club at Crested Butte GVH will host an educational seminar on “Caring for Aging Elders”.  This seminar is a collaboration with Gunnison County Senior Resources and Law of the Rockies. This comprehensive seminar will provide information and review local resources to help participants understand how to handle the legal, emotional and practical aspects of taking care of loved ones during their senior years.
This one of a kind and first ever educational seminar brings local experts on aging and caring for seniors together to share information and review local resources in several interrelated areas such as:  
  • Untangling Medicaid and Medicare insurance coverage issues
  • Learning about the ins and outs of estate planning
  • Hearing the latest information and treatments on Alzheimer’s disease
  • Finding local resources that can help with the emotional aspects of taking care of loved ones during their senior years
  • Reviewing the stages of aging and what services are appropriate at what time 

There is no charge for the seminar. Registration is by phone (970) 642-8417 or via the new GVH website;

Sign up today!

Visiting Specialists at GVH

Visit with the specialists you need right here in the Gunnison Valley. GVH hosts regional specialists so you can access more healthcare without leaving town. Learn more on our Visiting Specialists Page.

Gunnison Valley Hospital once again qualifies as one of the country’s Top 100 rural hospitals.  A total of 1331 hospitals throughout the United States are designated as critical access facilities. There are 29 Critical Access Hospitals in the state of Colorado and Gunnison Valley Hospital made the list for second year in a row.  

Rural hospitals provide a safety net of emergency, primary and specialty care in smaller, more isolated communities. To qualify as critical access, a facility must be located either more than 35 miles from the nearest hospital or more than 15 miles in areas with mountainous terrain. Each year, more than 62 million Americans rely on the essential services provided by rural hospitals.

In 2012 Gunnison and Aspen Valley hospitals made the Top 100 list for performance scores in the Hospital Strength Index™ by iVantage Health Analytics’.  In 2013, Heart of the Rockies Medical Center in Salida, and Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez joined with Gunnison Valley Hospital and Aspen Valley Hospital for top honors.  Among the four recognized in 2013, Gunnison is the only one that does not receive some form of tax support. 



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Gunnison Valley Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission, a national organization that sets high standards for patient care and safety. More on Joint Commission