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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

FREE Community Health & Cancer Resource Library

Our patient and family health resource library is open to the community. It offers health and medical information on a wide range of topics. You'll find books, pamphlets, brochures, and computers for searching online. It's FREE to the public. The library is located in the Grant County Community Health Council, 214 N. Black Street, Silver City, NM 88061 (next to the courthouse). Read more about our Health Council.

Open: Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or afterhours appointment available at your convenience call (575) 388-1198 to schedule.

Your Health: Empowering Patients through Information

Gila Regional strongly encourages patient involvement in health care decisions.

Illness is seen as an educational and potentially transformational opportunity.

At GRMC, patients are encouraged to read their medical records and ask their nurses and physicians questions. We want to provide patients with information and skills to actively participate in their care.

Top National WEB Resource Links for Health Information

  • Family Doctor  
    Award-winning, trustworthy, and credible health information and tools for patients from American Academy of Family Physicians.

  • Health Finder  
    Your source for reliable health information from the Federal government. Offering quick guides to healthy living, personalized health advice, and tips and tools to help you and

  • Medline Plus  
    Health information from the National Library of Medicine. It is an extensive guide to health information resources includes common diseases and conditions, dictionaries, organizations, clearinghouses, publications, directories, and consumer information.

  • Mayo Clinic  
    offers award-winning medical and health information and tools for healthy living.

  • WebMD   
    A leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information providing credible health information, supportive community, and educational services.

  • American Heart Association
    The federal government's main health and safety Web site

  • American Diabetes Association
    Dedicated to treating and finding a cure for diabetes

  • Arthritis Foundation
    Dedicated to treating and finding a cure for diabetes

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