The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office provides oversight of all security and law enforcement services for Santa Clara County’s Health and Hospital System, 24-hours a day/7-days per week. Valley Medical Hospital system includes 13 Medical/Urgent Care Clinics, O’Connor, St. Louise Hospitals and De Paul Health Center. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is the county’s main trauma center and located in San Jose. Santa Clara County Health and Hospital System employs approximately 10,000 employees, two thirds of which are assigned to the Valley Medical Campus.
A critical healthcare delivery system for the region, in 2017 SCVMC care teams served more than 275,000 individuals, performed more than 10,000 surgeries, admitted 25,000 patients for acute inpatient hospital stays, delivered 3,200 babies, and provided more than 800,000 medical treatments in the ED and other outpatient settings.
SCVMC is part of the County of Santa Clara Health System (COSCHS), the second-largest County-owned health and hospital system in California committed to improving the health of the 1.8 million residents of Santa Clara County. As an integrated health care system, COSCHS comprises the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC), Behavioral Health Department, Public Health, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and Valley Health Plan.