Children's Hospital Colorado


Magnet Recognition Program Site Visit Notice

Children’s Hospital Colorado was designated as a Magnet organization in 2005, 2011, and 2015 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In August 2020, Children’s Colorado is applying for re-designation. Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so by August 14, 2020. Please view these additional details for instructions on how to provide comment.

Aurora Local Area Guide

At the foot of the Rocky Mountains and just east of downtown Denver, Aurora is a beautiful city. There are a lot of great things to see and do in Aurora, including free activities like enjoying the parks and open spaces, visiting the Aurora History Museum, exploring the Stanley Marketplace or checking out the public library.

Aurora has many things for your family to enjoy right near the hospital, including many shopping and restaurant options. With everything from national retail chains to locally owned shops, Aurora has a shopping experience for every member of your family. Learn more from Visit Aurora.

Children’s Hospital Colorado on the Anschutz Medical Campus is also just a short drive to downtown Denver. There are plenty of kid-friendly things to do in Denver so you can entertain siblings and other family while your child receives care.

If you’re looking for something to do that isn’t in this resource guide, please contact our concierge services at 720-777-8029.

Area resource guides

Some of our patients travel just a few minutes across town for our care, while others come from across the country. Either way, we want you to feel at home when you’re here. Download these resource guides for information on everything you need near our hospital:

Hospital resources and more

We know that hospital visits, whether for a short appointment or for a longer stay, can be challenging. At Children’s Colorado, we provide a wide range of services to help make your visit more comfortable and convenient:

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