It is estimated that over half a million people will go to the emergency room for kidney stone problems and roughly ten percent of people will have a kidney stone at some time in their lives. Kidney stones grow when minerals and salts in urine crystalize and form stones. Usually, the chemicals that cause kidney […]
Holy Cross Medical Center is looking for community members to participate in a focus group as part of our Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) process. Every 3 years, we conduct a CHNA to evaluate the overall health needs of the area. By getting broad community feedback, we can identify ways that our hospital can adequately […]
If you are healthy, please consider making an appointment to give blood. Blood donations will be taken at the Holy Cross Hospital Fire/EMS Building and will include free SARS-COV-2 antibody testing. Schedule an appointment for Tuesday, March 22nd • 12:00pm – 4:30pm Schedule an appointment for Wednesday, March 23rd • 9:00am – 1:00pm
We’d like to take a moment to congratulate Jeannie Ross, Director of Community Health Services at Holy Cross Medical Center, for being recognized as a Woman of Impact at the annual Taos News Taoseña Awards! The Taoseña Awards are presented to women who are committed to the community and passionate in spirit. Congratulations to Jeannie, […]
Individuals living with the discomfort of varicose and spider veins can now access same-day minimally invasive therapies that can reverse the effects of chronic venous disease and offer cosmetic rejuvenation. Dr. Michael Darnell is a vein therapy specialist and offers these services right here in Taos. Chronic venous disease occurs when the veins in the […]
For two years our world has been struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. This new virus has made its way to every corner of the planet and as it travels, it mutates. COVID-19 is a burden to everyone, but health care workers around the world have been fighting on the front lines since day one, with […]
Holy Cross Medical Center is unable to offer rapid COVID testing to asymptomatic patients. This change is due to supply chain issues related to the test kits used to perform this testing. We have created a list of alternate sites where you may be able to get tested for COVID-19. Holy Cross Hospital only offers […]
The Medical Debt Relief Fund is supported by community donations and the funds raised are used to pay off bad debt that remains at the end of the year.
Please join us in welcoming John James Wilson, the first baby born at Holy Cross Hospital in 2022. Angél & John Wilson of Red River were proud to welcome their son, J.J. at 4:52am on January 1st. 2022 has been a busy year for the staff at Holy Cross Hospital. Four new babies were delivered […]
In 1936 Mabel Dodge Luhan donated a house on La Posta Road that became the first location of Holy Cross Hospital in Taos. It has been 85 years since the original building was donated and Holy Cross Hospital began growing its roots in Taos. Over the years, Holy Cross Hospital has expanded to include a […]
Effective on January 1st, 2022, Holy Cross Medical Center (HCMC) will acquire Dr. Sylvia Villarreal’s practice, Taos Clinic for Children and Youth (TCCY). Dr. Villarreal, or Dr. V, as many Taos families know her, has been a beloved pediatrician for countless families in our region. Dr. Villarreal has decided to retire this year and the […]
Life has been uniquely tough for everyone since March of 2020. The pandemic put a wrench in everyone’s plans and turned life upside down for many. While there are countless frontline workers that showed up through the pandemic, individuals working in health care and the health care system have been uniquely impacted. While the vaccine […]
If you are healthy, please consider making an appointment to give blood. Blood donations will be taken at the Holy Cross Hospital Fire/EMS Building. Schedule an appointment for Tuesday, Nov. 16th • 12:00pm – 4:00pm Schedule an appointment for Wednesday, Nov. 17th • 9:00am – 12:45pm
We appreciate the work David does for Holy Cross Hospital, but we want to make sure everyone takes a minute to learn more about how he helps on a community level.
Testing and vaccinations can be done from the comfort of your car or inside the Annex if you are not experiencing symptoms. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11am – 3pm, no appointment is necessary for: TestingSwab testing from your car or inside the Annex. VaccinationsThe Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, and Moderna vaccines are all available. […]
Each year the New Mexico Hospital Association recognizes exceptional efforts by hospitals to improve hospital quality and patient care for the people of New Mexico. The awards represent the highest level of professional acknowledgement from New Mexico’s Quality Committee and members. This year, Holy Cross Hospital was chosen to receive the Quest for Excellence Quality […]
If you are healthy, please consider making an appointment to give blood on Tuesday, October 19th from 12:30pm to 5:30pm. Blood donations will be taken at the Holy Cross Hospital Fire/EMS Building.
The Benefit Navigation Program at Holy Cross Hospital provides free year-round benefit navigation and enrollment counseling services for community members seeking benefits from the Health Exchange, Medicaid, and Medicare. Our Benefit Navigation Coordinator Theresa Noedel would love to assist our community members who are interested in changing from their Traditional Medicare to a Part C […]
Update (09/08/2021): Thanks to the swift work of our team and community, we were able to find a solution and our generator is fully functional. We had a technician work on the unit and the generator has been cleared for use. As part of the regular infrastructure tests at Holy Cross Hospital it was discovered […]
Holy Cross Medical Center (HCMC) has identified a potential for over-collection from Medicare patients on x-rays taken at Taos Urgent Care. If you were a Medicare patient that had an x-ray taken at Taos Urgent care between the dates of 7/17/2017 and 5/31/2021 and believe HCMC over-collected on the billing for this procedure, please contact […]