Residents in Marion County have great access to quality healthcare. Marion General Hospital is a 96-bed facility that provides assistance to seniors, families and specific treatment cases. The hospital offers emergency services, including a 24-hour ER staff with physicians, ambulance service and surgery.
The hospital (with 10 active medical staff members and 225 employees) includes primary care physicians, internal medicine physicians and a general surgeon. Nephrology, pathology, urology, radiology and orthopedics are offered on a consulting basis.
Marion General Hospital has also recently undertaken a $1 million emergency room expansion project that will greatly enhance services provided to Marion County citizens. Professional ancillary areas of the hospital include radiology, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, home health and comprehensive lab services. Other ancillary departments include dietary, housekeeping, maintenance, purchasing and medical records. A swing bed unit is available to provide care to those individuals who need treatment beyond their acute care stay for rehabilitation and other skilled care.
There are other facilities located in the county that provide physical therapy, home health care, nursing home care, counseling and dental care. Two medical supply facilities and several pharmacies are available to meet all of your healthcare needs. Nearby Hattiesburg has two hospitals, private and non-private facilities and a state psychiatric hospital.
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