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Top quality health care is one of Central Oregon’s crown jewels. With four hospitals and more than 4,509 employees, St. Charles Health System is both the largest provider of health care and largest employer in Central Oregon.

St. Charles Health System has pledged to partner with the communities it serves to achieve an ambitious vision: Creating America's healthiest community, together. St. Charles Health System began in 2001 as Cascade Health Services when St. Charles Medical Center in Bend merged with Central Oregon District Hospital in Redmond. Today, the organization owns and operates St. Charles medical centers in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville as well as family care clinics in Bend, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters and Madras.

St. Charles Redmond is a fully accredited, 48-bed hospital with more than 150 active and visiting medical staff members. Services include 24-hour emergency care, intensive/cardiac care, physical, respiratory and nutritional therapy, radiology, surgery and an on-campus rehabilitation center.

St. Charles’ physician clinics in Redmond include St. Charles Family Care, St. Charles Center for Women’s Health, St. Charles Pulmonary Clinic, St. Charles Sleep Center, St. Charles Outpatient Rehabilitation and St. Charles Surgical Specialists. Bringing care closer to home, St. Charles’ Redmond ICU unit is linked by telemedicine to the ICU in Bend, allowing physicians to visually assess patients.

Summit Health includes more than 130 providers representing 32 specialties including Urgent Care, Primary Care, Specialty Care, Imaging and Lab services. With nine locations Summit Health is the largest multi-specialty group in Central Oregon and provides quality, convenient healthcare known as TotalCare™.  The Summit Health Redmond Clinic offers urgent care, family medicine and internal medicine, as well as a number of specialty services.

High Lakes Healthcare is a local independent, primary care practice dedicated to accessible, quality health care. Independent providers joined together as part of a network of companies called Praxis Medical Group, High Lakes is a local, independent health care practice with primary care doctors, family nurse practitioners and more. Services include Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Gynecology, Lab, Imaging, Physiatry and other specialty practices.

Mosaic Medical, a non-profit healthcare organization, opened its Redmond clinic, along with an innovative in-school clinic at M.A. Lynch Elementary School, in June, 2013.  Mosaic serves the insured and uninsured regardless of age, ethnicity, or income, and believes in treating the whole patient by addressing physical, emotional, social, and cultural needs.

BestMed, established in 2008, is a leading Urgent Care, Primary Care, and occupational medicine services provider throughout Oregon and five other states. Central Oregon currently has three BestMed Urgent Care centers,  one located in Bend, and two located in Redmond. They treat any illness or injury that is not limb or life threatening. They provide a wide range of treatment services including Covid Testing, fever and flu, fractures, cough and congestion, sprains and strains, and minor eye injuries. Other services offered include sports physical, EKG, vaccinations and immunizations, on-site lab and x-rays, and sutures and stiches services.

Fire & Emergency Services

Directed by a five-person board of directors and led by Fire Chief Pat Dale, Redmond Fire & Rescue provides emergency medical response, fire suppression, and rescue services to a 133 square mile fire district and a 294 square mile ambulance service area 24 hours a day. This service is provided by 64 full-time career firefighter/paramedics, 3 EMT's, 3 student firefighters, and 10 administrative staff. The District serves a population base of 50,000 citizens. In 2022 Redmond Fire & Rescue responded to 7,126 incidents, 75% of those being medical in nature.

Redmond Fire & Rescue answers all calls for service from four fire stations. The main station located in the City of Redmond houses the administrative offices and responds to the largest percentage of requests for service. The Terrebonne fire station is situation in Terrebonne and provides easy access to Terrebonne, Smith Rock State Park, and north Hwy 97.  The Cline Falls fire station serves Eagle Crest and the surrounding area of the western and southwest part of the fire district. The airport fire station is located on Roberts Field – Redmond Municipal Airport property and responds to aircraft emergencies. All stations, excluding the airport, are equipped to respond to structural, wildland, and medical emergency (ALS ambulance) calls. Fire apparatus in each of these stations is equipped to manage rescue related needs including vehicle extrication, rope, ice, and water rescue. The airport fire station houses the two Air Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) fire trucks that serve the airport.

Life Flight and AirLink provide air ambulance services throughout the area and are supported by level II and III hospital trauma services.