At Redwood Coast Medical Services (RCMS), our mission is to provide quality, family-oriented, community based, primary medical care including a broad range of preventive health services, to residents and visitors within the coastal area of Southern Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Counties.
Chronic Disease Management
Diabetes, hypertension, asthma, arthritis, and heart disease are serious illnesses suffered by many in our community. Our goal at RCMS is to help our patients manage and control these diseases so that they are able to lead healthier and more active lives. Read more...
Hospice & Visiting Nurse Program
Coping with a life-threatening or chronic illness can be overwhelming, and many people don't know where to turn for help. Fortunately for this community, Visiting Nurse and Hospice services are available to RCMS patients and their families. Read more...
Urgent care including minor surgery and procedures, is available at the Gualala Clinic Monday - Friday, from 8 AM to 6 PM Urgent care cases are given priority over other patients if necessary.
On Call Urgent Care services available from 8 AM to 6 PM, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays. Call 707-884-4005.
If you have an emergency or life-threatening situation, always call 911. Coast Life Support District (CLSD) responds to 911 calls and provides medical serivces and ambulance transport through its paramedic-based program.
For urgent medical concerns when the Gualala Clinic is closed, you may call 707-884-4005 to be connected to a call-in medical advice line. Through this service you may speak to an experienced RN who will be able to discuss your situation and help you make a decision about the best way to handle your medical problem. Read more...
Ambulance Service Providers
Coast Life Support District (www.clsd.ca.gov) provides paramedic and EMT-based ambulance services and responds to 911 calls in Southern Mendocino and Northern Sonoma Counties.
CALSTAR (www.calstar.org) and REACH Air Medical Services (www.reachair.com) provide emergency air transport. Both organizations offer annual individual and family memberships that cover the cost of an emergency flight. You need membership from both services to have full coverage.
The RCMS dental team at the Point Arena Dental Clinic provides comprehensive dental services to patients of all ages.
Behavioral Health & Pain Management
Behavioral Health is the field of healthcare that brings together the mind with the body. The RCMS Behavioral Health program offers a broad range of services in both Gualala and Point Arena clinics. Read more...
RCMS is developing a new program focusing on alternatives to opioid pain medications. The goal of the new program is to restore our community to optimal health by reducing the amount of opioid pain medications prescribed and offering individual treatment alternatives. Read more...
RCMS offers comprehensive, primary care to women of all ages. Our services, provided by female Board Certified MD and Family Nurse Practitioners, RCMS encourages all women patients to undergo regular Well Visits, which include many of the above examinations/services, either on an annual basis, or as recommended by a medical provider. For an appointment, call 707-884-4005 for the Gualala Clinic and 707-882-1704 for the Point Arena Clinic. Read more...
RCMS offers primary care for all phases of childhood, from the newborn to the adolescent. Read more...