Golden Plains Community Hospital
Golden Plains Community Hospital, a general acute care hospital owned and operated by the Hutchinson County Hospital District, is licensed for 99 beds and currently operates 50 acute and swing beds. It offers general acute care services including medical, surgical and obstetrical services. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Equipment for diagnostics and treatment is state-of-the-art and is continually updated. Borger is at the junction of State highways 136, 152, and 207, in south central Hutchinson County.Borger is an important shipping point for agricultural produce, as well as for the petroleum products manufactured there. The community supports eight schools, fifty churches, two banks, two radio stations, twenty-four city parks, a library, a hospital, and Frank Phillips College,qv a junior college. The city's newspaper, the Borger News-Herald (formerly the Hutchinson County Herald), has been in business since 1926. The Hutchinson County Museum, opened in 1977, houses artifacts of the county's pioneer past. The annual World's Largest Fish Fry is held in Borger each June.