BJC to Break Ground on Replacement Hospital in Creve Coeur

May 30 ceremony to celebrate construction of new Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital


Leadership of BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), along with physicians, city officials, and the project team, will gather at 8 a.m., May 30, for a ceremonial ground breaking for the new Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital (BJWCH).

The event will signify the start of construction on a modern hospital to replace the existing facility. It also will celebrate the continuation of caring for the community envisioned by the Signorelli family when they opened Faith Hospital in Creve Coeur 48 years ago.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 30
  • Time: 8 to 9 a.m.; remarks at 8:15 a.m.
  • Event location:  Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Medical Office Building #1, 1040 N. Mason Road, Creve Coeur, MO 63141. See attached invitation and campus map for location and parking.
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Available for interviews:

  • Trish Lollo, President, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
  • Barry Glantz, Mayor, City of Creve Coeur

*Members of the media are requested to arrive by 8 a.m.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is a 77-bed community medical center located in west St. Louis County and has been providing has been providing high-quality health care in a compassionate, healing environment since 1989. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency care, diagnostic and therapeutic services, as well as a full range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital is a member of BJC HealthCare. BJC is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves the health care needs of urban, suburban and rural communities and includes 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

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