Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS), Gualala, California

Redwood Coast Medical Services


If you have a medical emergency or life-threatening situation, always call 911.

After-hours calls to RCMS's Gualala Health Center are transferred to TeamHealth, a call-in medical advice service. When the RCMS Gualala Health Center is closed, you may call 707-884-4005 to be connected to this line.

Gualala Medical Center
46900 Ocean Drive
Gualala, CA 95445
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday through Friday,
excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-884-4005

On Call Urgent Care Services
is available Saturdays,
Sundays and major Holidays
from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call 707-884-4005

Point Arena Medical Center
30 Mill Street
Point Arena, CA 95468
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Thursday, excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-882-1704

Point Arena Dental Center
175 Main Street
Point Arena, CA 95468
Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday,
excluding Holidays
For appointments call 707-882-2189

RCMS Meeting Room
Suite E
The Elaine Jacob Center
38550 South Highway One
Gualala, CA 95445

Heal Local - Mendonoma Coast

Community Foundation of Mendocino County
Angel Fund

For the past five years, RCMS has been the recipient of a small Angel Fund block grant from the Community Foundation of Mendocino County.

Monies from the Angel Fund grant are designed to be used to give community residents - most frequently seniors and the disabled - a helping hand-up in the area of healthcare.

An RCMS RN/Case Manager and a member of the RCMS management team review all requests for assistance. Typically grants from The Angel Fund block grant are used to help provide long-distance transportation for out of town medical appointments, purchase of medical support equipment, uncovered prescriptions, etc.

For more information about the Community Foundation of Mendocino County, go to

Requests for assistance through the RCMS Angel Fund grant should be directed to Richard Henrikson, RCMS, RN/Case Manager at 707-884-9069.

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS) providing quality healthcare to the coastal communities of Mendocino and Sonoma Counties since 1977.

Healthy Habits Meeting October 1, 2014
Food for Thought

Current research shows that maintaining a healthy diet can play a significant role in improving cognitive performance and boosting overall quality of life as we age. Read more →

RCMS Offering flu clinics in October

RCMS will be offering its first flu clinics this fall/winter season on:

Saturday, October 4, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
at Pay N Take, Gualala Community Center

- and -
Tuesday, October 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at The Del Mar Center, The Sea Ranch.

Influenza, or the flu, is a contagious infection that can cause mild to severe illness. Read more →

Farewell to Maureen Frank, FNP

At the end of August, we said goodbye to Maureen Frank, FNP, who retired after more than ten years with RCMS. All of us appreciate the contributions Maureen made to our health center and the excellent care she gave to her patients. Liz Nagle, FNP, who joined RCMS in February 2014, will take over Ms. Frank's practice and see patients in the Gualala medical center.

Free RCMS services

Did you know that there are several free RCMS services that you can access without ever stepping into one of our health centers? Here are just a few. Read more →

When was the last time you had
a medical or dental check-up?

Visiting the doctor - or dentist - regularly for preventive care is an important part of staying healthy and can help assess your risk of future health problems. Make an appointment with your RCMS medical or dental primary care provider to determine the type of screenings you need. And, be sure to bring a list of all the medications and/or vitamin supplements you are currently taking.

Urgent Care Update: August, 2014

Thanks to all in our community who voted for Measure J on the April 2014 ballot and helped make on-call weekend Urgent Care at our Gualala health center a reality. This service is providing peace of mind to residents and visitors and, in many cases, eliminating long drives to area hospitals and expensive emergency room visits. Read more →

RCMS Board of Directors

At the July 14, 2014 RCMS Board Meeting three new members were elected to serve on our Board: Rosemary Campiformio, Elaine Reed and Javier Chavez. They join existing Board Members, Alex Long and Mike Goran, MD, Co-Chairs; Linda Frye, Secretary; Don Kemp, Treasurer; and members Susan Aicher, Jim Coffee, Cynthia Daniels, Nik Epanchin, Barbara Fast, MD, Tim Gallagher, Ken Gibson and Donna Yates-Johnson, RN. Gary Sprague left the Board in June after more than 15 years' service. We welcome Rosemary, Elaine and Javier, and thank Gary for his many contributions to RCMS and this community over the years. Read more →

New Chemistry Analyzer

Special thanks to Elaine Jacob who recently made a generous donation to RCMS so that we could purchase a Piccolo Xpress Chemistry Analyzer for our Urgent Care Department. Read more →

2014 - A milestone year for three RCMS employees

In September this year, Lois Falk, FNP, will mark her 35th anniversary with RCMS. Lois joined RCMS in 1979, shortly after the health center opened in Stewarts Point. Kathy Hall, RCMS Billing Manager and Medical Director, Tom Bertolli, MD, joined 1984, and are celebrating 30 years with RCMS.

Here's to you, Kathy, Lois and Tom! Congratulations on your long service with RCMS, and the contributions you have made to our health center, our patients and our community.

Patient-Centered Health Home

Patient-Centered Health Home - a team-based model of care, providing relationship-based, comprehensive health care, with an orientation toward the whole person. The health home offers skills and problem-solving strategies for managing your health, and guidance through the complex health care system.

The mission of Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS) is to provide high quality, family-oriented, community based primary medical and dental care, including a broad range of preventive health services to residents and visitors within the coastal areas of Southern Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Counties.

Sonoma-Mendocino coast RCMS is a not-for-profit health center providing a full range of healthcare services at its three clinics located in Gualala and Point Arena. Services are designed to meet identified needs of the community services, are integrated with other existing healthcare services and systems, and are evaluated on a regular basis to assure that community health needs are being met.


Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS)

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