• RHS Announces $12.5 Million Emergency Room Expansion

    August 27, 2014

    The Rapides Healthcare System Board of Directors has approved a $12.5 million expansion of the Emergency Department at Rapides Regional Medical Center. When fully operational in the first quarter of 2016, the emergency department at RRMC will nearly double in size by adding more than 16,000 square feet. It will be one of the largest emergency facilities in Louisiana.

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  • RRMC Announces Temporary Parking Changes

    July 31, 2014

    A couple of maintenance projects at Rapides Regional Medical Center are forcing temporary parking changes on campus.

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  • Rapides Regional Medical Center Now Offers ‘Patient Portal’

    June 26, 2014

    Patients who want to be better advocates of their own health should know Rapides Regional Medical Center now offers our patients secure, online access to their hospital information.

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  • Are You Using Your Car Seat Correctly?

    May 20, 2014

    When it comes to your child, safety is always a priority. So it may shock some parents to realize that even though they make sure their child uses a car seat, they are probably using it incorrectly. “The majority of the children we see during these checks are not using the proper car seat for their height, weight or age,” said Theresa Hood, RNC, BSN, MS. “In fact, studies have shown that one in five parents don’t even read the instructions that come with the car seat.” That’s why Rapides Regional Medical Center is offering a free “Child Passenger Safety” event on Wednesday, May 28, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the Medical Terrace doctor’s building.

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  • Rapides After Hours Now Open

    May 12, 2014

    Rapides After Hours Urgent Care has expanded – to Alexandria. The site, located at 3800 Jackson Street Ext., is now open. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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