Founded by Father Junipero Serra in 1772, San Luis Obispo is one of California's oldest communities. It is located eight miles from the Pacific Ocean, midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. San Luis Obispo has a delightful downtown with great dining, shopping, and nightlife. In addition, it is host to the Mission Plaza, a Children's Museum, a world-class performing arts center, and wine country tours. With its unique natural beauty and delightful downtown, San Luis Obispo is a great place to live, work and visit.

French Hospital Medical Center is an acute-care medical and surgical facility located in the city of San Luis Obispo ( The 24-hour emergency department is staffed with compassionate and caring professionals trained to handle everything from minor injury to major trauma, including stroke and heart attacks. Renowned as the Cardiac Center of the Central Coast, the hospital and staff provide the widest spectrum of cardiac care services in the region including cardiac surgery, catheterization, and angioplasty.

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At Vituity, we aim to deliver high-quality, compassionate care for patients with acute medical conditions. If you are looking for information to prepare for surgery or anesthesia, find an urgent care center, or have a billing question, please visit our patient resource center.

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