May 19, 2014
SANTA ROSA — At long last, Santa Rosa and the surrounding region has a full-scale acute care psychiatric hospital that health officials said is meeting a significant need for a wide array of patients.
Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital, the long-anticipated 95-bed facility on Fulton Road, last week said its adolescent unit was officially opened, thereby putting the final touches on the hospital that was purchased in 2009 and remodeled over the last four years.
February 17, 2014
SANTA ROSA — Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital, the long-anticipated 95-bed acute care psychiatric hospital on Fulton Road, has passed its Joint Commission survey, bringing the facility ever closer to full-scale opening after more than four years of construction and regulatory approvals.
December 16, 2013
SANTA ROSA — While it’s taken four years for Aurora Santa Rosa Hospital to navigate regulatory and construction hurdles before it fully opens to the public, it has been quietly treating patients since late July, when it partially opened to referrals from Sonoma County’s Health and Human Services Department.
It’s now poised for full-scale operation, as soon as The Joint Commission and the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare complete surveys of the 95-bed facility.
June 10, 2013
Aurora Behavioral Hospital Santa Rosa projects it will have 10 full-time psychiatrists upon opening. Incorrect information appeared in “Psych hospital hopes for June opening” [p. 1, June 3].
June 3, 2013
SANTA ROSA — The long-awaited arrival of Aurora Behavioral Healthcare’s 95-bed, acute-care psychiatric hospital in western Santa Rosa is drawing ever closer, with the opening pegged for late June, according to its chief executive officer.
Upon opening, Aurora’s facility at Fulton and Guerneville roads will replace inpatient mental health services absent from Sonoma County since 2008, fulfilling a significant void in the region and helping to ease the strain placed on emergency rooms throughout the North Coast, health official said.
May 6, 2013
From Marin to Mendocino, current hospital projects represent at least $550 million worth of combined construction spending.
And it’s a number that will double if and when one of the largest projects — the $500 million rebuild of Marin General Hospital — gets off the ground.
December 31, 2012
In the next 12 to 18 months, the North Bay will see significant hospital and health care construction, with at least half a dozen major projects entering key phases or reaching completion.
May 5, 2012
SANTA ROSA — The long-awaited opening of a 93-bed psychiatric hospital in Santa Rosa has been pushed back until August due to construction delays, according to the forthcoming hospital’s chief executive officer.
September 5, 2011
SANTA ROSA — After a longer-than-expected state approval process, Signature Healthcare Services expects to have building improvements for its planned acute psychiatric care hospital in west Santa Rosa completed by November of this year and open the facility early next year.
March 21, 2011
SANTA ROSA — Absent from Sonoma County for the past three years, acute psychiatric care will return to the region this year when a Southern California-based mental health provider reopens a facility on Fulton Road that housed such services until it was shuttered in 2008.
December 7, 2009
A Southern California-based mental health provider plans to open an acute psychiatric care hospital in southwest Santa Rosa by early 2011, bringing back inpatient services missing from Sonoma County since early 2008 for adults and since the 1980s for youth.