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Northern Louisiana Medical Center

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Northern Louisiana Medical Center is a 159-bed facility with a 12 bed LongTerm Care skilled Nursing unit, in Ruston, LA. We are accredited by The JointCommission. Ruston has a population of 20,546 and is located just off I-20between Shreveport and Monroe. The hospital is highly accessible to patientslocated throughout its primary service area, Lincoln Parish, which is a growingarea in North Louisiana, and has a population of 45,000.

The economy in Ruston and Lincoln Parish is firmly rooted in education byLouisiana Tech and Grambling State University, the two largest employers in thearea. Other companies include:

  • Weyerhauser - Administrative offices and several manufacturing plants
  • St. Gobain Containers - Supply Tobasco bottles
  • Federal Home Products - Stainless steel kitchen products
  • Smurfit-stone Containers - pulp and paper manufacturer
  • Davidson Transportation - Long distance trucking
  • Hogan Hardwoods - Lumber

We have lots of out door activities:

  • Beautiful parish and state parks 
  • Fishing and Hunting
  • Squire Creek Country Club, 18 hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio
  • Annual Squire Creek Louisiana Peach Festival
  • LA Tech University Golf Course
  • Ruston Country Club
  • Antique Shopping
  • Louisiana Military Museum

Attractions in Shreveport, LA include:


  • Casinos
  • Zoos
  • Parks
  • Museums