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Causes: Community Clinics, Health

Mission: 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.

Results: We are the sole medical provider in our isolated stretch of coastline. As a not-for profit health center receiving public funds, RCMS provides services to qualified individuals on a sliding fee scale, as well as to patients with MediCal and Medicare coverage, private insurance and self-pay status.

Target demographics: Provide the highest quality medical services to a medically underserved community.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 5000 patients.

Geographic areas served: The rural north Sonoma, South Mendocino County coastline.

Programs: Primary Care, Urgent Care, Dental Services, Outreach, Behavioral Health, Visiting Nurse and Hospice services.

Community Stories

6 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

My primary care provider is in Santa Rosa but when I woke up with a hand so swollen that I could not close a fist I decided it would be difficult to make the day long trip to Santa Rosa with one hand. I went to RCMS Urgent Care and received care above and beyond what I expected. This is a small way to say thank you!

Client Served

Rating: 4

The folks at RCMS are wonderful, caring, and sharing. I am hoping others agree and come to a fund-raiser that I am planning in Spring, 2018, to support this worthy organization.

Client Served

Rating: 5

RCMS has been my source of Primary Care for the past 16 years. Throughout a few significant potentially life changing episodes the providers at RCMS have guided me to specialists and through treatments that have managed my conditions and permitted me to maintain an unusually high quality of life.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I can't help it that I spent 25 years running hospitals and other healthcare organizations. But with RCMS, I'm first and foremost a consumer. RCMS is un ique- a fully qualified health facility in a small rural setting on the coast. RCMS has been my primary care provider since 2001 ans has successfully dealt with a variety of issues I've faced as I've grown older. I recommennd RCMS-whether you're local or just passing through.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I've been a few times for routine check ups and have great service every time. Polite and professional staff. Would recommend RCMS to friends and family


General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

Terrible medical facility. The staff is friendly but a friends cancer was misdiagnosed. I can't get my labs done because they wouldn't even try to work with me saying they are not a public blood draw facility. Why not a community blood draw? It's all about money to them. I have two young daughters who they would not see side by side which would make it easier, like I said they just want the money.