Portales and Roosevelt County have well-rounded coverage in healthcare, with a 24-bed hospital and a health center covering everything from behavioral health to obstetrics and gynecology.
The City of Portales provides emergency medical services and ambulance service through the Portales Fire Department. In addition to EMS training, many personnel are also paramedics. The department maintains state-of-the-art equipment, and the Portales EMS system has been recognized for its excellence on many occasions.
Roosevelt General Hospital was built in 2001 as a result of a dynamic community effort to bring local healthcare back to the community. The 24-bed hospital offers certified staff in respiratory and physical therapy, radiology, laboratory, social work, radiology and pharmacy.
RGH Emergency Department is a seven-bed facility that treats 9,000 patients annually. The ED team consists of physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, and paramedics and other healthcare professionals. RGH is a state-certified Level IV Trauma Center. Level IV Trauma Centers are vital emergency links in rural New Mexico.
The RGH Clinic is an attached healthcare clinic that is open for both appointments and walk-ins. The clinic has specialists in family medicine, internal medicine, interventional pain management, pediatrics and general surgery. It is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The La Casa Family Health Center offers services in the areas of family practice, obstetrics, gynecology, behavioral health and pediatrics. They also have a fully staffed dentistry office.
With a full and growing complement of physicians, dentists, chiropractors and home health, Portales offers great healthcare for any medical needs.