Emergency & Trauma Services
Expert Emergency Care at Two Convenient Locations
COVID-19 Update: As of March 25 at 9 p.m., the emergency department at
Community Medical Center in Lafayette has temporarily closed. We have
centralized our emergency medicine resources at our busiest location,
Foothills Hospital, which is seeing and would continue to see the majority of people experiencing
respiratory illnesses, both flu and COVID-19. The Emergency Department
will be closed for up to 90 days, with ongoing reassessment of the situation.
Please see our
CMC ED blog to learn more.
Emergency & Trauma Care - Foothills Hospital in Boulder
Foothills Hospital provides 24-hour access to high-level emergency medical
care from board-certified emergency medicine physicians and specially-trained
nurses. We care for patients requiring treatment for everything from broken
bones to strokes to life- and limb-threatening injuries. In the event
you suffer a serious injury, our expert team of medical professionals
are ready to deliver outstanding evaluation, treatment, compassion and
care close to home.
As the first Level II Trauma Center in Boulder County, BCH has the sophisticated
resources and expertise readily available to treat seriously injured patients.
- Level II Trauma Center, highest level in Boulder County
- Nationally-certified Primary Stroke Center
- Most comprehensive treatment for heart conditions in Boulder County
We work closely with our local Emergency Medical Services partners -- paramedics
and first responders -- to provide the high-quality, prompt care you need.
Emergency Care - Community Medical Center in Lafayette
The CMC ED is temporarily closed until further notice. Please see the update
at the top of this page.
We provide 24-hour access to high-level emergency medical care from board-certified
emergency medicine physicians and specially-trained nurses at the
Community Medical Center in Lafayette, CO. In the event you experience a serious injury or illness,
our expert team of medical professionals are ready to deliver outstanding
evaluation, treatment, compassion and care close to home.
- Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week
- Staffed by board-certified emergency physicians
- Full laboratory services and advanced imaging technology
Cost of An Emergency Department Visit
Emergency Department charges are based on the level of emergency care provided
to our patients at either our
Foothills Hospital Emergency Department in Boulder or the
Emergency Department at our Community Medical Center in Lafayette.
The levels, with level 1 representing basic emergency care, reflect the
type of accommodations needed, the personnel resources, the intensity
of care and the amount of time needed to provide treatment. The following
charges do not include fees for drugs, appliances, supplies or additional
ancillary procedures that may be required for particular emergency treatment.
They also do not include fees for Emergency Department physicians, who
will bill separately for their services.
Our price estimate rates reflect the amount a patient might pay if they take advantage of our Boulder
Community Health prompt-pay self-pay discount.