Living in La Junta means direct access to regional Colorado healthcare.  La Junta serves as the regional hub for healthcare in Southeastern Colorado.

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center

Located in La Junta, Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, also known as AVRMC serves as the medical hospital and medical center for the region. La Junta is home to quality Doctors, Nurses and other health care trained staff and is a main player for the Arkansas Valley in supporting quality Colorado Healthcare.

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center
1100 Carson Avenue
La Junta, CO 81050

Services Offered:
  • 24-Hour Emergency Services
  • Diagnostic Imaging, MRI, CT Scanner
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Laboratory
  • Lithotripsy
  • OB/GYN Services
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Respiratory Care
  • Sleep Lab
  • Women’s Imaging

Southeast Health Group

Southeast Health Group (SHG) is a private nonprofit corporation providing mental health, substance use disorder, primary care and wellness services to six rural and frontier Colorado counties – Baca, Bent, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero and Prowers.

Southeast Health Group
711 Barnes Ave
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone: (719) 384-5446

These counties cover a total of 9,600 square miles with an aggregate population of 47,420 people. SHG offers a full range of Colorado healthcare services to adults, children and families through its three companies: Southeast Mental Health Services, Partnership for Progress and Wellness Works.

We provide 24-hour, seven-day-a-week behavioral health crisis intervention and assessment. A discounted/sliding fee schedule is available and no one is refused service due to the inability to pay.

Our caring and competent staff is skilled in the head-to-toe assessment and treatment of a variety of physical and emotional problems, including depression, addiction, anxiety, trauma, children’s issues, relationship issues, and severe and persistent mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia. We take an integrated approach and coordinate care with other medical providers in the region.

Southern Colorado CareConnect

Minutes matter. Southern Colorado CareConnect provides critical care air transport services to residents and visitors of the La Junta, CO region. This expedient service provides access to Colorado healthcare services faster and is saving lives. Our highly-trained nurses, medics, pilots and aircraft maintenance technicians provide service to patients onboard our medically-equipped “ICU in the sky” helicopter. We offer a low-cost annual membership that covers the cost of a transport by CareConnect or any of the other 220 air ambulance bases that are part of the AirMedCare Network. For more information, visit

Inspiration Field

Inspiration Field offers Adult Residential Services that range from minimum support and supervision to twenty-four hour on-site supervision and direct care. The variety of special programs we offer is to address each individuals needs and potential – along with twenty-four hour on-site supervision, direct support, transportation, daily health care, assistance with home living challenges, community activities, skill training, decision-making skills, specialized services for offenders, 24/7 nursing services, and behavioral health services.

Inspiration Field
27580 Frontage Rd
La Junta, CO 81050

Phone: (719) 384-0242

Supported Living Services (SLS) is a Medicaid Waiver Program designed for Medicaid-eligible persons with developmental disabilities. Colorado Healthcare State funding is also available for individuals without Medicaid to receive the same services.

Additional Healthcare Resources

Valley Wide Health Systems

Otero County Health Department

If you are interested in starting, relocating, or growing your business in La Junta, Colorado, please contact us today.