In 1986, the South Central Colfax County Special Hospital District ( SCCCSHD) was formed to bring health care providers and health care services to rural communities of Colfax County. We operate two clinics in Cimarron and Moreno Valley. We are also operating a full-service Laboratory that covers the entire county.
We cover almost 3,100 square miles with a service population of 6,000. This is considered Frontier Medicine when you compare this area on a national basis.
In addition to routine primary care, the clinic provides the following services: Free blood pressure testing, Breast and cervical screening, Osteoporosis screening, Flu Shots, Immunization, Well woman exams, Well child exams, Safe Sex Information, EKG testing, Community education, Senior Program, Health Fairs, and Diabetes screening
Cimarron is located on the Mountain Branch of the Santa Fe Trail. With a population of just under 1,000, our Village is nestled at the edge of the Sangre de Cristo foothills. Our climate is moderate with average temperatures ranging from 88° F to 19° F; this is fitting at an altitude of 6,430 feet.
Cimarron, NM attracts outdoorsmen from all around. At 33,116 acres, the Colin Neblett Wildlife Area is the largest state wildlife area & includes Cimarron Canyon State Park. The Cimarron River traverses the canyon past the sheer cliffs of the Palisades. Picnic areas and campgrounds are located within the Canyon. Hiking, hunting, and fishing are popular, as is watching the abundant deer, elk, and other wildlife. This is just one of the several public lands available in Cimarron.
Colfax County is located in northeastern New Mexico, where the plains meet the Rockies. The towns of Cimarron and Springer thrived on the many goods and services that were brought by merchants on the Santa Fe Trail.
Colfax County offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities, including skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hunting, hiking, shooting, golfing, camping, and wildlife viewing. It also offers a number of special events such as rodeos, festivals, and parades.