Mescalero Indian Hospital
The 13-bed Mescalero Indian Hospital provides both inpatient and outpatient services, supplemented by a number of field health programs, some of which are conducted by the Mescalero Tribe itself. Inpatient care generally consists of pediatric and medical care. Patients requiring surgical, orthopedic and othe specialized services are referred to contract hospitals in the area, with follow-up care provided at the Mescalero Hospital where needed. The hospital has a very active outpatient department with several specialty
clinics; i.e.,diabetic, well baby, and prenatal. Support services are provided by on-site laboratory and radiology departments.
The Field Health Program supports health and safety standards within the community through field visits, surveys, clinics, environmental health services and sanitary facilities construction projects.
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