Community Impact

Tenet Health Central Coast is committed to providing quality patient care to our community of San Luis Obispo. As part of an investor-owned hospital system, our hospitals pay more than $2.4 million in local taxes that go toward the improvement of local infrastructure and community programs.

Patient Statistics

 Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center 2020Twin Cities Community Hospital 2020
Admitted4,8423,811
Delivered1,004548
ER Patients19, 82925,967
Inpatient Surgeries1,736934
Outpatient Surgeries1,9581,436

Local Taxes

Property Taxes$702,398$545,450
Sales Taxes$725,032$406,199
Total Local Taxes$1,427,430$951,649

Economic Impact

Total Employees714497
Salaries/Wages/Benefits$78,677,583$58,616,222
Capital Funds Invested$1,157,065$2,606,375
Total Economic Impact$79,834,648$61,222,597

Charity and Discounted Care

Charity Care$2,225,033$4,617,483
Discounted to the Uninsured$9,092,967$12,926,868

Data as of 12/31/20

Supporting Local Organizations

At Tenet Health Central Coast, we’re your neighbors and your friends. We’re dedicated to community support and work hard to give back and make our community the best it can be. This includes our commitment to local non-profits, including:

  • El Camino Homeless Organization
  • Parents for Joy
  • Templeton Community Library Association
  • Templeton Schools
  • Senior Volunteer Services
  • Women’s Legacy Fund
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates
  • Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • Gay & Lesbian Alliance
  • Tranz Central Coast
  • SLO County Hospice
  • Special Olympics
  • Christopher Meadows Memorial Fund
  • Cancer Support Community
  • Share the Love Foundation
  • San Luis Obispo High School
  • Mission College Prep
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • SLO County YMCA
  • SLO County Food Bank
  • SLO County Sheriff’s Advisory Foundation
  • San Luis Obispo Blues Baseball
  • Cuesta College Nursing Program
  • California Mid-State Fair

Helping Local Businesses

We’re also members of the local business community:

  • Economic Vitality Corporation
  • Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce
  • Templeton Chamber of Commerce
  • Atascadero Chamber of Commerce
  • San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce
  • South County Chamber of Commerce