Healthcare

Community Hospital in Torrington is a 25-bed critical access hospital that provides excellent medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and bordering Nebraska communities.

Community Hospital in Torrington opened in 1949 and is today a 25-bed critical access hospital. Community Hospital professionals pride themselves on providing excellent medical care to residents in southeast Wyoming and bordering Nebraska communities.

The hospital has a monitored bed unit and short-term ventilator care unit. Newly decorated private and semi-private rooms provide patients and their families with a safe and comfortable healing environment.

Community Hospital also offers IPROB, a computerized system designed to reduce the chances of complications during labor and delivery.

Community Hospital has a highly-trained nursing staff dedicated to providing patients with excellent care. The nurse to patient ratio (1:3.1) is considered to be one of the best in the nation. The hospital has 175 employees and 10 physicians on staff.

The Emergency department at Community Hospital in Torrington features board-certified emergency physicians, specially trained nurses and support staff, and is well-equipped to diagnose and treat specific injuries or illnesses. Language and interpretive services are available. Banner Health recently completed a $4 million renovation of the hospital in Torrington to include a new emergency department.

Community Hospital is a member of the Banner Health System.

Senior Care
Adjacent to Community Hospital in Torrington, the Goshen Care Center is a skilled nursing facility. A regional Alzheimer’s unit is under construction and expected to open in the spring of 2009.

Medical Professionals
A number of medical professionals practice in Torrington, including audiologists, dentists, chiropractors, general and family practice physicians, optometrists, physical therapists, and surgeons. Banner Health also brings visiting medical specialists to Torrington to minimize the occurrence that residents leave the community to seek medical care.

Home Health
Home health care services are offered by three providers in Torrington.