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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 2019     Twin Cities Community Hospital 2019
Admitted     5,764     4,462
Delivered     1,079     560
ER Patients     24,333     33,161
Inpatient Surgeries     2,031     1,149
Outpatient Surgeries     2,345     1,390

Local Taxes

Property Taxes     $654,663     $616,229
Sales Taxes     $805,264     $437,610
Total Local Taxes     $1,459,927     $1,053,839

Economic Impact

Total Employees     777     513
Salaries/Wages/Benefits     $83,256,245     $56,092,696
Capital Funds Invested     $917,885     $3,558,173
Total Economic Impact     $84,174,130     $59,650,869

Charity and Discounted Care

Charity Care     $2,424,916     $3,597,489
Discounted to the Uninsured     $9,291,134     $13,845,149

Data as of 12/31/19

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