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Information about our community

You will notice construction going on all around us.  Our new building is set to open in 2009.  The new hospital will have all private rooms.  At the present time, we regret that we are sometimes unable to provide private rooms due to high census.  You may make a reservation for a private room with the Admissions Department at (310) 319 4770.  We will refund your deposit if we are unable to accommodate your request. 

Valet parking is available at the 15th Street entrance Monday through Friday 7am to 6:30 pm for $10.  After 6:30 pm on weekdays and all day weekends and holidays, there is parking available in the structure at 16th and Arizona for $5.  Inquire at the security desk at the 15h St. entrance.   Parking is available at the Medical Office Building across the street for $10.50 /day.  There are metered spaces in the city lot behind the Blockbuster at 14th and Wilshire and, of course, you may find a space on the street.  Mind the parking signs. 

There is a shuttle that will take you from the Medical Office Building on 16h St. to the 15th St. entrance.

Our Café Santa Monica is open from 6am to 8pm.  Izzy's Deli is open 24 hours on the corner of 14th and Wilshire.  Café Tazzina on Wilshire (next to Staples) is open from 6am to 6pm.  The Bagel Nosh is on the corner of 17th and Wilshire, open for breakfast and lunch.  The Cutting Board is open for lunch across from the 15th St entrance.  There are additional restaurants within a short walking distance from the hospital.

We do not have an outpatient pharmacy in our building but there are many pharmacies in our area.  Arrangements can be made with the discharge planner for your prescriptions to be filled by a local pharmacy if you have a long drive home.

Our Patient Relations Department can be reached at (310) 319 4670.   They can assist you with finding a hotel in our area.   They can also assist you with wireless internet at the hospital.