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Redesigning Tri-City Medical Center’s Emergency Department for Another 60 Years of Excellence

The David C. Copley Foundation has awarded Tri-City Hospital Foundation with a two-to-one matching gift of up to $1.2 million toward a redesign of Tri-City Medical Center’s emergency department (ED), a major resource of critical care for the North County coastal community.

This means that for every dollar you donate, the David C. Copley Foundation will match it with two dollars, up to a maximum of $1.2 million! Donate now and amplify the impact of your dollar on the health of our community.

“We are excited to partner with the David C. Copley Foundation and are honored by their trust in us and their commitment to our community hospital.”  

- Jennifer Paroly, President, Tri-City Hospital Foundation

Once funded, this project will completely renovate the medical center’s emergency department’s entrance, patient and family waiting area, lighting, triage area, and a major treatment area in the ED. This redesign will improve upon Tri-City Medical Center’s already excellent outcomes by streamlining the triage process to decrease wait times and improve the patient experience.

"The emergency room is very much the front door to our hospital. This thoughtful and generous gift and this emergency department redesign project reflect our ongoing commitment to providing the highest quality of care and improving the experience for our patients and their families.”

- Steve Dietlin, President & CEO, Tri-City Medical Center

Tri-City Medical Center, which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2021, is home to acclaimed emergency room-based programs in heart attack and stroke care, having recently received five Gold and Gold Plus awards in these areas from the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines program.

You can help deliver a revolutionized Emergency Department through a 2-to-1 match of your donation from the David C. Copley Foundation today!

For more information or for assistance planning your donation, call 760-940-3370 or email Deborah Trusty at