Stay well in Stone County.
Superb local care, nationally ranked expertise just minutes away.
A community attuned to the needs of its residents through all stages of life. Care delivered by committed professionals trained to the highest standards. Comprehensive advantages, from convenient quality local care to specialized expertise just 40 minutes away. This is the picture of health in Stone County:
Critical access, crucial care: Stone County Hospital, a 25-bed critical access facility, offers 24-hour emergency care, along with a complete menu of healthcare services, from surgery to cardiopulmonary care, from endoscopy to leading women’s care. The care here is literally head to toe, from psychosocial services to podiatry, and even a sleep center and swing bed services.
Professional care with a personal touch: Multiple primary care and family care clinics cover a wide range of healthcare needs right here in Stone County. Operating as an outpatient arm of Stone County Hospital, the Stone County Family Clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary healthcare team—including a family practitioner, general practitioner, general surgeon and nurse practitioner—providing a strategic scope of care in collaboration with a visiting orthopedic surgeon, urologist and cardiologist. The Wiggins Dialysis Unit provides local convenience for nephrology patients, while the Azalea Gardens Nursing Center serves as a bridge between hospital and home care, or as a long-term provider for extended stay.
Healthcare Hub: Just 40 minutes away, Hattiesburg offers the healthcare services and specializations of a regional healthcare hub. Hattiesburg hospitals are nationally ranked and supported by the area’s cutting-edge educational programs and research. A 512-bed facility and a Level II Trauma center, Forrest General Hospital has been recognized as one of the Top 10 in the U.S. by CareChex. A 33-bed acute long-term care facility, Regency Hospital of Hattiesburg offers the assurance of individualized care through a low patient-staffing ratio. For the past three years in a row, the 211-bed Merit Health-Wesley is one of only 67 hospitals in the nation (and the only hospital in the state) to be designated by the Joint Commission as Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in the four primary categories of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care
Along the Mississippi Gulf Coast you will find Garden Park Medical Center, a 130-bed acute care facility located in Gulfport. The hospital provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services including 24-hour emergency room services. Memorial is a not-for profit medical complex in Gulfport, jointly owned by the City of Gulfport and Harrison County. Memorial is one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in the state, licensed for 445-beds. Singing River Health System is a mission driven provider of critical health services, numerous community outreach programs and charitable services and educational programs.
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