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Salinas Valley Health exists to help our community rise through good health. Founded in 1953 as Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital, today we serve individuals and families throughout the Salinas Valley, the Monterey Peninsula and the surrounding region. Each year, our highly trained team of healthcare professionals takes our renowned quality of patient care to the next level. Our team actively utilizes the latest medical techniques with our state-of-the-art technology to improve individual and community health and well-being.

Our 263-bed acute care medical center employs more than 2,400 staff. In 2021, we achieved ANCC Magnet Recognition®, the highest and most prestigious distinction that a healthcare organization can achieve for nursing excellence. Earning this Magnet® designation reaffirms our steadfast commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient care. Our focus on Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Orthopedics, Obstetrics and Stroke Center is led by 322 board-certified physicians across a broad spectrum of specialties, all dedicated to your care.

Salinas Valley Health’s vision is a community where good health grows through every action, in every place, for every person.