La Jolla Medical Center - Thornton Hospital Geriatric ED & RIC


SCH Number
Lead Agency
University of California, San Diego (University of California San Diego)
Document Title
La Jolla Medical Center - Thornton Hospital Geriatric ED & RIC
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption

Document Description
The project proposes to remodel existing space on the first floor of the UC San Diego Medical Center Thornton Hospital to provide a new Geriatric Emergency Department (ED) and a Radiology Intake Center (RIC). THe Geriatric ED would provide necessary services and complementary care specialized towards the needs of patients aged 65 and above, and would include features such as non-skid flooring, enhanced signage, and mitigation of excess light and noise. The RIC renovation would replace the existing Patient Intake Center. It would serve as the holding and patient prep area for the Radiology Department located adjacent on the same floor.

Contact Information
Alison Buckley
University of California San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive Mail Code 0074
La Jolla, CA 92093-0074

Phone : (858) 534-4464


La Jolla
San Diego

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Reasons for Exemption
Based on the above project description, the La Jolla Medical Cener - Thornton Hospital Geriatric ED and RIC project is classified as exempt from the provisions of CEQA under Section 15303 Existing Facilities.
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