2669 North Scenic Drive • Alamogordo, NM • 88310 | 575-439-6100

For Your Safety and Security

For Your Safety and Security 2017-12-20T18:44:22+00:00

Smoking

GCRMC is a smoke-free campus. No smoking is allowed on the hospital premises.

Fire Drills

For your protection, the hospital conducts fire and disaster drills regularly. If a drill occurs while you are here, please remain in your room and do not become alarmed. The hospital is a fire-resistant building, and our staff is trained in fire protection.

Oxygen

Special regulations are in effect in areas where patients are receiving oxygen. Electrically operated equipment and aerosol products are not permitted in these areas. Absolutely no smoking is permitted in any room where oxygen is in use or on standby.

Medications

All medications you take in the hospital are prescribed by the doctor, dispensed by the hospital pharmacy, and administered by the nurse. Patients are not permitted to administer their own drugs or keep personal medications at their bedsides.

Prescriptions given to you when you leave cannot be filled at the hospital pharmacy. However, your doctor may send electronic prescriptions to local pharmacies.

**A Retail Pharmacy will be opening in summer 2018 and will be available to the community and to patients at the time of their discharge.

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available on all nursing units, but getting in and out of them without assistance may be hazardous. Please ask for help from a member of the hospital staff.

Valuable or Lost Items

Patients are asked not to bring items of value to the hospital. If you do bring a valuable item, it should be deposited in the safe in the Safety and Security Office. You will be given a written receipt for all items. This receipt must be presented when you withdraw the item. The hospital does not accept responsibility for items of value unless they are deposited in the safe. If you lose something, please notify your nurse immediately, and we will make every effort to help you find it.

The Lost & Found is located in the Marketing Office: (575) 443-7850