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Southwest Health System

Address: 1311 North Mildred Road, Cortez, CO 81321

Phone: 970.565.6666


Originally opened to care for their community in 1914, today Southwest Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering the latest in medical and surgical technology, 24/7 emergency care, a vast array of out-patient medical and wellness services, and much more. Serving the Four Corners area, Southwest Health System is staffed by over 400 employees including highly trained and skilled physicians, nurses, technicians, administrators, and support staff in a variety of capacities.

Southwest Memorial Hospital is an affiliate of Southwest Health System, Inc. which operates as a not-for-profit corporation and is governed by a volunteer board of directors.


Their mission is to provide the highest quality health care to their community by bringing excellence, value and service together to promote, improve and restore health.