FAQ

We hope the following information will provide you with a quick source and provide answers to your most frequently asked questions.

Frequently called phone numbers include:

CMCI (785) 462-7511
Admissions (785) 460-1211
Business Office (785) 460-4872
Cardiopulmonary Services (785) 460-1263
Citizens Foundation (785) 460-1214
Education (785) 460-4850
Family Center for Health Care (785) 462-6184
Food and Nutrition (785) 460-1237
Health Information Management (785) 460-4851
Human Resources (785) 460-4881
Laboratory (785) 460-1260
Prairie Senior Living Complex (785) 462-8295
Radiology (785) 460-1250
Rehabilitation Services (785) 460-4868
Social Services (785) 460-4858
Specialty Clinic Scheduling (785) 460-1223
Specialty Clinic Nurse’s Station (785) 460-1215

Bringing the following items with you will make your visit more convenient and comfortable:

  • Contacts (including case and solution) or glasses.
  • Hearing aids.
  • Dentures and denture adhesive.
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes.
  • Current medication list (prescription and nonprescription) including inhalers, eye drops, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, supplements, and herbal medications.  If you are unable to provide a listing, please bring the actual medications with you. 
  • Information about your allergies, medical history, and surgical history. 
  • Immunization history focused on the history of tetanus, flu, and pneumonia immunizations.
  • Copy of Advanced Directives.
  • Emergency contact name(s) and phone number.
  • A list of questions to ask your health care providers to improve both your understanding of your medical condition and your ability to develop and assist in your plan of care.  This may include questions about your disease, treatment options, involvement of a specialist, and surgical options. 

We recommend you leave the following items at home for safekeeping:

  • Jewelry.
  • Large amounts of money or credit cards.
  • Sentimental or irreplaceable items.

The following information will be helpful for visitors:

  • We encourage visitation between the hours of 10:00AM-8:30PM daily.
  • Please delay visitation if you are ill, if you are unable to delay your visit please speak with nursing staff before visiting so we can make your visit safe for all patients.
  • Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 
  • Please wash your hands before entering patient rooms and after exiting. 

Additional information for patients and visitors:

  • Pharmacy laws require all medication(s) given to patients in the hospital be dispensed by the pharmacy and administered by a licensed health care professional. 
  • Smoking is not allowed on the Citizens Medical Center, Inc. campus.  Your medical provider can assist you with managing your nicotine dependency during your hospitalization.
  • You may use your cell phone at the hospital.
  • Wireless Internet service is available by connecting to Citizens-Public.  No username or password is required. 
Contact Us:
Citizens Medical Center, Inc.
100 E. College Drive
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-7511