CHRISTUS Opens New Emergency Department October 16, 2018

The free-standing emergency department built by Christus St. Vincent in Santa Fe this year treated its first patient at 7:17 a.m. Friday, the health care provider announced.

The new department, built to serve a growing population on the city’s south side, is adjacent to the existing Entrada Contenta Health Center at Herrera Drive and Cerrillos Road. The department officially opened for business Monday, according to Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center.

In addition to the health center’s primary and urgent care services, the site now features a new imaging center; that and the emergency department added another 6,000 square feet to the facility. The center now provides CT scanning and ultrasound services.