Northwest Mississippi Medical Center
Located 72 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee, Clarksdale is a crossroads of culture, combining the mystique of the mighty Mississippi River with Civil War history, Native American heritage and the music of the Delta Blues-which earned the town the title "Home of the Blues." Several festivals are held here every year and thousands of tourists come to partake in the blues heritage that Clarksdale and her friendly residents have to offer. From abundant recreational activities to a thriving musical culture and interesting historical sites, Clarksdale offers plenty of entertainment and attractions, while the region's temperate climate provides the perfect environment to enjoy it all.
Northwest Mississippi Medical Center is a Joint Commission accredited, 181-bed, for-profit regional medical center which includes: 10-bed ICCU, 33-bed Telemetry Stepdown Unity, 20 Ambulatory Surgery Beds, 10-bed Emergency Department, 7-room Operating Suite, 12-bed Recovery Room, Labor and Delivery Suite, which includes 2 Labor and Delivery Rooms, 5 regular Labor Rooms, 2 Delivery Rooms, and a 23-bassinet newborn and intensive care nursery, Pavilion Dedicated for Women and Children, Wound Healing Center, and Medical/Surgical Units.