Swift Creek Emergency Center to open in western Chesterfield

Posted at 1:22 PM, Jun 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-09 13:22:32-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospital is building a new free standing ER in western Chesterfield. The Swift Creek Emergency Center will be located outside Route 288, where the Swift Creek reservoir crosses Hull Street.

“This location is important as it sits in the middle of one of the fastest growing areas of the greater Richmond metropolitan region,” Tim McManus, CEO of Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals, said. “This service means that emergency care, when minutes often make a difference to clinical outcomes, will be closer to home.”

The 10,000 foot state-of-the-art center will include 11 beds, a traditional adult ER, a dedicated pediatric ER with separate entrance and waiting, CT scanner, behavioral health capabilities and tele-medicine linkage to Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals, an HCA Virginia spokeswoman said.

The ER will be open 24 hours a day, every day of year with board-certified emergency medicine providers.