By the Numbers

What it took to build VacaValley Hospital:

  • 500,000 feet of electrical wire, or more than 83 miles
  • 3,000 cubic yards of concrete for foundation and sidewalks, or 54,000 gallons
  • 400 tons of structural steel (the weight of 14 city buses)
  • 77,000 square feet of acoustic ceiling tiles (15 football fields)
  • 1,400 gallons of paint (enough to fill a backyard swimming pool)
  • Seven of 26 acres of available land used to build the hospital campus
In 1987 VacaValley Hospital opened with:

  • 70,0000 square-feet
  • 50 beds
  • Six ICU beds
  • A cafeteria
  • Diagnostic imaging,included a CT scanner and nuclear medicine
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgery, lab and pharmacy departments

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