The mission of RMCHCS is to serve God by making a profound and lasting difference in the health and quality of life for all people in the community.
RMCHCS is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit, fully integrated healthcare system that is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of Gallup, McKinley County, and surrounding areas. Today it is a 60-bed, acute care hospital that is accredited by DNV-GL. RMCHCS also has two outpatient clinics as well as hospice, home health, and outpatient behavioral health counseling services.
RMCHCS is the only non-Indian health services medical provider for an approximately 60-mile radius, providing care for patients throughout the region. Except for a 25-bed critical access hospital in Grants, New Mexico, RMCHCS is the only significant civilian hospital for 120 miles.
Nestled in spectacular red rock beauty and located along historic Route 66, Gallup offers enticing outdoor adventures, awe-inspiring arts and rich culture rooted in Native American tradition and its People. Gallup is a real, authentic western town.
Gallup is New Mexico True and a fantastic place to begin your memorable journey. Whether your interests lie in art, culture, outdoor activities, history, rodeo, team sports, shopping, or exploring the remarkable landscapes of the Southwest, Gallup has it all!
Gallup's numerous trading posts, galleries, and shops offer a unique blend of Native American Culture with a rich abundance of authentic Indian and Southwest Hispanic arts and crafts.
Within a short drive of Gallup, experience wondrous landscapes and ancient cultures in National, State, and Navajo Parks. Be transported back in time as you walk the paths through stone buildings, kivas and soaring canyon walls.
Beyond Gallup, adventurous locals and visitors take to the numerous biking and hiking trails located in Red Rock Park, the Cibola National Forest, and the Zuni Mountains. There are also museums of interest, including the Navajo Nation's museum in nearby Window Rock, AZ, and the A'shiwi A'wan Museum located in the Pueblo of Zuni. Nearby events include the Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial, held annually in August at Red Rock Park, featuring dancers, a rodeo, and juried art show. There is also the annual Red Rock Balloon Rally, held in December.