(970) 949-0800
 
OPEN: November 21, 2018 - April 15, 2019
8:30am to 4:30pm - 7 days a week | Open holidays 
 
Beaver Creek Emergency Medical Center provides emergency services and is located slopeside in the Strawberry Park Building at 1280 Village Road in Beaver Creek, across the skier bridge from Village Hall. Whether on foot, bike, skis or snowboard, Beaver Creek Emergency Medical Center is easily accessible by local residents and visitors.
 
Free underground parking is available for patients and their families. Beaver Creek Medical Center is an outpatient department of Vail Health Hospital, a Level III trauma center located 20 minutes away. Offering emergency health care provided by the Vail Valley Emergency Physicians Group and Emergency Services Department, Beaver Creek Emergency Center includes a 12-bed treatment area, two of which are critical care. 
 
Beaver Creek Medical Center features:
 
  • Well-equipped to handle most emergency medical situations and staffed by board-certified physicians and emergency trained nurses.
  • On-site X-ray and teleradiology capabilities.
  • On-site lab services, such as urinalysis, quick strep, influenza, pregnancy, occult blood and glucose. Arrangements can be made to have other lab tests transported to the hospital lab for completion.
  • Wound, orthopaedic and respiratory care.
  • Physical therapy provided by Howard Head Sports Medicine.
  • Occupational Health Services in coordination with Vail Valley Medical Center's Occupational Health Department.
  • Commonly used prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications.
 
Beaver Creek Emergency Center is a service of Vail Health Hospital.

Emergency Department or Urgent Care?

In the case of a medical emergency, call 911. Paramedics can deliver life-saving treatment on the way to the hospital. 
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe bleeding
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe abdominal pain
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
Our Urgent Care clinics in Avon and Gypsum are same-day, walk-in clinics for minor illnesses or injury. Urgent Care clinics are a great resource if your primary doctor is not available. They treat the following medical symptoms right away.
  • Cough, cold, fever and flu symptoms
  • Respiratory or urinary tract infections
  • Stomach illnesses and dehydration
  • Ear, eye, nose and skin irritations
  • Minor burns, cuts, scrapes and sprains
  • Fever without rash
  • Ear pain
  • Painful urination
  • Persistent diarrhea
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.
The following symptoms are best evaluated in an Emergency Department. 
  • Persistent chest pain, especially if it radiates to your arm or jaw or is accompanied by sweating, vomiting  
  • Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
  • Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
  • Confusion or changes in mental status, including suicidal thoughts
  • Any sudden or severe pain, particularly in the abdomen or starting halfway down the back
  • Sudden clumsiness, loss of balance, fainting or dizziness
  • Sudden difficulty speaking, or trouble understanding speech 
  • Sudden weakness or paralysis, especially on one side of the face or body
  • Severe heart palpitations
  • Sudden, severe headache
  • Sudden testicular pain and swelling
  • Newborn baby with a fever (a baby less than three months old with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher needs to be seen right away)
  • Falls that cause injury or occur while taking blood thinning medications
  • Sudden vision changes, including blurred or double vision and full or partial vision loss
  • Broken bones or dislocated joints
  • Deep cuts that require stitches — especially on the face — or a large open wound that won’t stop bleeding
  • Head or eye injuries
  • Severe flu or cold symptoms
  • High fevers or fevers with rash
  • Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy
  • Severe and persistent vomiting or diarrhea
  • Serious burns
  • Seizures without a previous diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Blood in your stool or urine
  • Uncontrolled bleeding
  • Coughing or vomiting blood
  • Infection with severe symptoms
  • After-hours care for minor illnesses or injuries if no other option is  available
Please note, children may display different symptoms than adults. Always get immediate medical attention if you think a child is having a medical emergency.