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St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital to Celebrate Momentous Grand Opening of New State-of-the-Art Facility

After a $60 million extensive modernization and expansion project, hospital invites community to celebratory grand opening festival

CAMARILLO, CA, September 14, 2018 – St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH), a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated grand opening of its new 71,000 square foot facility. To celebrate the elaborate modernization and expansion project, community members are invited to attend a grand opening celebration to learn about the advanced technologies and enhancements made to the hospital.

The Grand Opening Celebration will take place on Saturday, September 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital’s new main entrance, located at 2309 Antonio Avenue, Camarillo. The free family event will include:

  • New Hospital Tours
  • Free Health Screenings
  • Educational Booths
  • Kid’s Fun Zone
  • Soccer Performances by “The Fuboleros”
  • Farmers’ Market
  • Jamba Juice Smoothie Station
  • Complimentary Barbecue Lunch
  • Games and Prizes

“The completion of our new facility represents a significant milestone for St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital and the community as a whole,” said Darren W. Lee, President and CEO, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital and St. John’s Regional Medical Center. “Our ongoing mission to provide the latest medical technologies and world-class services has been realized with this modernization project. We are extremely proud of the transformation our campus has undergone, as it will further enhance our ability to meet the health care needs of our patients and their families well into the future.”

The new hospital features enhancements that will serve patients for generations to come.  



The beautiful new three-story facility will boast an additional 50 spacious private patient rooms, a serene and welcoming lobby space, a redesigned café, and a new gift shop. In addition to these impressive physical enhancements, new technologies will include a state-of-the-art catheterization laboratory, a new surgery center with three advanced surgical operating suites, and preoperative and post-anesthesia care units.

The hospital is expected to start receiving patients later this year, and is nearing completion of the substantial project. The improvements will complement the excellent health care services our community has come to expect.

We welcome members of the community to the St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital’s Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00 a.m., and respectfully ask that attendees RSVP to (855) 757-3256.

The modernization and expansion project was made possible by our generous donors. To make a donation or learn more, please call (805) 988-2635 or visit

If any member of the media would like additional information, please contact Arrate Zavala in the Marketing Communications Department at 805.988.2751.



About St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital
St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated among America’s 100 Best Hospitals for stroke and pulmonary care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Pleasant Valley is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at

Publish date: 

Thursday, September 13, 2018