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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), located at 345 South Halcyon Road in Arroyo Grande, California, is a general, acute care, medical-surgical facility located in the heart of San Luis Obispo County. Established in 1961 and open to the public on April 15, 1962, AGCH is now a licensed 65 bed hospital serving residents in southern San Luis Obispo County.

  • 1962: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH) began treating patients in a 30 bed facility with services that included emergency, obstetrics, general care, and public health. 
  • 1977: The hospital added 26 beds, a new surgical suite, and remodeled the ER. 
  • 1990: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital expanded the emergency department and the front lobby. 
  • 2004: Dignity Health acquired Arroyo Grande Community Hospital. 
  • 2011: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital opened the then-only acute rehabilitation center between Salinas and Santa Barbara. 
  • 2012: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital celebrated its 50th anniversary. 
  • 2015: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital received the “Greenhealth Partner for Change Award” by Practice Greenhealth. 
  • 2017: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital unveiled the new Legacy Garden.  
  • 2019: The Matthew Will Memorial Medical Center opened on the AGCH campus. Dignity Health, which includes AGCH, Marian Regional Medical Center and French Hospital Medical Center, came together with Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) to form CommonSpirit Health.
  • 2020: Arroyo Grande Community Hospital opened the new emergency department, which included 20 private treatment rooms.
  • 2022: Partnered with LifePoint, previously known as Kindred Rehabilitation Services, to begin work on a new inpatient rehabilitation hospital on the AGCH campus.