News

Citizens Rural Clinic Now Open Weekends

2022-07-14

Appointments Available and Walk-ins Welcome Saturday & Sunday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Continuing Education at Citizens Medical Center

2022-06-27

Children Ages 5+ COVID-19 Vaccinations

2021-12-11

The Louisiana Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend all children ages 5 and older be vaccinated against COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccinations

2021-11-15

The Covid-19 Vaccine is safe and effective at no cost to you, and a critical tool for protecting yourself and those around you.

Pfizer Booster Shots Available Now

2021-11-09

Booster shots are a great way to continue to protect yourself against COVID-19

COVID-19 Testing

2021-11-03

Testing for COVID-19 is critically important to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and is available at Citizens Medical Center for all ages.

Now offering your business site Covid vaccinations

2021-11-01

Citizens Medical Center providers will come to your business location in Caldwell Parish to administer approved Covid vaccinations for all employees

Expanded Services at Citizens Medical Center

2021-04-06

As the primary health care provider for our area, Citizens Medical Center is always striving to enhance its services for local patient care, and this past year is no exception.

Welcome Dr. Kidd — Pathology

2021-03-05

Dr. Kidd pursued her undergraduate at Louisiana Tech University and her medical school studies at University of Mississippi Medical Center.

In Honor Of Tom D. Gay

2021-02-11

Tom was appointed to the CMC Governing Board of Directors on October 2, 2000, and served for 21 years, many of those years as President.

Citizens Rural Clinic Welcomes Whitney Guerreo!

2021-01-08

Whitney Guerrero is a native of Caldwell Parish. She graduated from Caldwell Parish High School, and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2011.

Anticipating the Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccinations

2020-12-18

In anticipation of the arrival of the COVID-19 vaccine after the beginning of the year, Citizens Medical Center is prepared to administer vaccinations as long as supplies are available.

Rural Clinic Offers Rapid Testing

2020-11-30

Citizens Rural Clinic is now offering rapid testing for those that need a test for COVID-19. Call to schedule an appointment.

Donate Blood & Plasma Event

2020-10-01

Your blood donation will be provided to someone fighting COVID-19, cancer, sickle cell, a surgery patient, or an accident victim.

Now offering Covid-19 Antibody Tests

2020-06-15

Citizens Medical Center is now offering Covid-19 tests. These tests are useful to aid in the diagnosis of acute or recent infection to help clinical and public health community resolve the pandemic.

Visitation Restriction Notice Regarding COVID-19

2020-03-20

Beginning March 12, 2020, all non-essential visitors will not be allowed to visit Citizens Medical Centerper the Directive set forth by the State of Louisiana Department of Health.

Welcome Dr. Emily D. Kinney, Family Medicine

2020-03-06

Dr.Kinney is board certified in Family Medicine, and is welcoming new patients.

CMC ranked Number 1 in best HCAHPS scores

2020-03-05

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is a patient satisfaction survey required by CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) for all hospitals in the Uni

Welcome Dr. Kurt D. Olinde, Internal Medicine

2020-02-29

Dr. Olinde welcomes new and former patients to his new practice in the Columbia Medical building with Dr. Floyd Jones.

Welcome Dr. Floyd T. Jones, Family Practice

2020-02-25

Dr. Jones has over 30 years of family practice experience, and he welcomes new and former patients.

Welcome Dr. Gerald A. Ross, Pediatrician

2020-02-20

Dr. Gerald A. Ross is a pediatrician who specializes in pediatrics and pediatric critical care.

Retirement Reception - Dr. Pankaj Shroff

2017-04-05

After 37 years of dedicated health care for the people of Caldwell Parish and surrounding areas, Dr. Shroff is retiring March 31, 2019.

Excellence In Outcomes and Patient Satisfaction

2016-11-22

What’s Good for You Is Good for All of Us - Especially When Nationally Awarded!

Welcome Dr. Randy W. Head

2016-09-28

Randy W. Head, MD is originally from Start, Louisiana, and attended Riverfield Academy growing up. Following high school, he attended ULM (formerly NLU), majoring in Pre-medicine.

Important Humana Insurance Notice for Patients

2016-07-26

Effective January 1, 2017, Citizens Medical Center and Citizens Rural Clinic will no longer be contracted with Humana. This includes Humana® Health Insurance and Humana Medicare Plans.

Commercial Truck and Bus Drivers

2015-09-01

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandates that your DCL physical exams be performed by healthcare providers who are certified via the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.

Citizens Med Center

7939 US Highway 165, Columbia, LA 71418
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