• Media Opportunity: Marian Regional Medical Center to Unveil New Pediatric Emergency Department

    Event will allow opportunity for photographs and interviews with hospital representatives and donors
    SANTA MARIA, CA – July 13, 2021 – Marian Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the grand opening of its Pediatric Emergency Department, generously sponsored by Rancho Guadalupe, LLC.   
    WHO: Members of the media are invited to attend the opening event as hospital leaders and donors unveil the new Rancho Guadalupe Pediatric Emergency Department front entrance.
    WHAT : Marian Regional Medical Center’s Pediatric Emergency Department grand opening; tours are available to limited attendees. Rancho Guadalupe co-owners and management will unveil the pediatric emergency department’s new front entrance.
    WHERE: Marian Regional Medical Center Emergency Department, 1400 East Church Street, Santa Maria, CA 93454. Enter the hospital at the main front entrance on Palisade Drive.
    WHEN: Friday, July 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.
    Unveiling event – 10:00 a.m.
    Tours of Pediatric Emergency Department – 10:30 a.m.
    WHY: Marian Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce the grand opening of a new Pediatric Emergency Department to enhance care for youth in the community. The new addition of the nearly 2,000 square foot unit includes: seven dedicated pediatric beds including three triage rooms, a separate pediatric entrance, a dedicated pediatric nurse’s station, and a newly designed lobby. The increase in overall beds brings the total Emergency Department beds to 42, including private adult rooms.
    In recent years, the Marian Foundation completed a $2.5 million Emergency Services Expansion Project campaign and Rancho Guadalupe’s unprecedented leadership gift commitment of $500,000 in support of the pediatric emergency department was the largest donation received for the campaign.

    In celebration of Rancho Guadalupe’s extraordinary commitment to the community, the expansion’s Pediatric Emergency Department Center will bear the company’s name. Rancho Guadalupe’s specific support of the Pediatric Emergency Department is particularly special as company leaders are passionate about advancing local pediatric care and this specialized pediatric emergency department will help to further Marian’s development of pediatric services.
    CONTACT : If any members of the media would like to attend, please contact Sara San Juan at 805.739.3584 or sara.sanjuan@dignityhealth.org.