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Gila Regional Medical Center

1313 E 32nd Street
Silver City, New Mexico 88061

Phone: (575) 538-4000
Fax (575) 538-9714

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Visitors Please Remember, YOU ARE PART OF THE INFECTON CONTROL TEAM:

  • Only visit when you are well; No fever, cough or sore throat
  • Wash your hands before and after a visit
  • If you see a red "stop" sign on the patient's door, check with the nursing staff about protective apparel

About Your Stay

What to Pack for Your Stay:

  • Leave your jewelry and valuables at home.
  • Wear loose-fitting clothes you can put on easily when it's time to leave.
  • Bring only a few personal items, such as a toiletry kit.
  • Bring a list of your vitamins and medicines with dosage amounts.
  • Bring a copy of your Living Will and/or Advanced Directives.
  • Check the forms from your doctor and GRMC to see if there are any other items you need to bring for your stay.
  • Bring contact numbers for your ride home at discharge.

ATM Machine

Need cash? You can find an ATM in the Outpatient Waiting Area. The ATM is provided by First New Mexico Bank of Silver City.

"Catering to You" Program

Each day you receive a selective menu especially prepared with your restrictions in mind. Circle the desired food selections for each meal. Our Dietary Department's Catering to You staff will take your selections and deliver your meals to your room. They will assist you in this process if you require help.

Courtyard Café

Visitors are welcome to dine in our cafeteria. It is open daily and offers an Out-take selection, drinks, salad bar and a hot line. 24-hour vending machines are located on the 1st floor near the Gift Shop and on the 2nd floor in the Outpatient Waiting Area.

Hot line and salad bar are unavailable from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sundays). Credit cards are now accepted!

Chaplain

If you need spiritual support and emotional encouragement, our GRMC hospital chaplain or a Planetree ministerial volunteer is available to help. To contact our chaplain call 575/313-6897.

Chapel

The hospital's interfaith chapel located on the 2nd floor near Med/Surg Pod II is always open.

Directions

To help you find your way, we have maps of GRMC posted at each entrance. However, feel free to ask a caregiver or a volunteer to show you the way.

Education

Many resources exist for patient education. A caregiver can assist with these materials:

Flowers and Mail

Our GRMC Auxiliary volunteers deliver bouquets sent to you as they arrive. Flowers may also be purchased in our Gift Shop.

Mail is delivered to patient's rooms on weekdays. Mail received after discharge will be forwarded to a patient's home address. A U.S. Postal mailbox for outgoing mail is located at the information desk in the Visitor Entrance Lobby.

Gift Shop

Open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the GRMC Auxiliary gift shop benefits GRMC. Explore a variety of gifts, flowers, useful items and snacks. It's located near the Visitors Entrance Lobby.

Internet Access

We have a wireless network at GRMC, so bring your laptop or PDA. The weekly passwords are posted in waiting areas and outside the cafeteria.

Interpretation Services

Se habla Español. Spanish interpreters are available to translate in person by request.

Patient Navigator

A women's health nurse navigator is available at no cost for women who have or may have breast cancer. Her main role is to coordinate care and provide support on the journey.

Parking

Visitor and outpatient parking is available directly in front of the Visitors Entrance, the Surgical Center and Cancer Center.

Smoking

Smoking is not permitted at GRMC. We are a Tobacco Free campus.

Telephones

Patient rooms are equipped with telephones. Dial 7 for an outside line. Long distance cannot be charged to the room. A GRMC operator directs incoming phone calls to patient rooms between
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Televisions

Cable TV is provided at no cost. Ask your caregiver about operating your bed specific TV.

Visiting Hours

Family and friends of patients are welcome at Gila Regional. Open visitation hours are from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. After 10 p.m., all visitors need to check-in with a caregiver in Registration.

Visitors are considered members of the infection control team and play an important role in preventing and reducing infection transmissions by following these suggestions:

• Only visit when you are well; No fever, cough or sore throat
• Wash your hands before and after a visit
• If you see a red "stop" sign on the patient's door, check with the nursing staff about protective apparel

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative -- Hold Me Close!Gila Regional is working to be part of a program happening all over the world called the

Baby-Friendly Health Initiative

A Baby-Friendly(TM) Hospital does all it can to help you:

-- to start and keep on breastfeeding your baby

-- to safely make and feed your baby formula, if you cannot breastfeed

Find out more