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Salem Memorial District Hospital

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SMDH has served Salem and the surrounding community for over 40 years.  A wide variety of healthcare services are offered at SMDH including a 24-hour emergency room providing available physician care to many tourists and residents in and around the area.  Four ambulances are fully equipped and ready to respond when paramedics (all ACLS and PALS certified) are summoned.  A helipad and air ambulance services is capable of transporting patients to St. Louis, Columbia or Springfield within a short period of time.  Other services include Digital Radiology, Mobile MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Cardiac Diagnostic Services, CT-Scanning, an advanced Laboratory (with 95% of all testing done in-house), an accredited and approved Renal Dialysis unit for outpatient treatment, Hospital Pharmacy and an 18-bed Long Term Care facility.

We are a financially sound facility and proud to provide excellent patient care close to home for our community.   Our Board of Directors and Hospital Management are committed to providing current and up-to-date technology and equipment, as well as well-trained nurses and ancillary staff.


Salem, MO is located in the "Heart of the Ozarks", only 2 hours from St. Louis, Springfield or Columbia, Missouri and just 25 miles from beautiful Current River and Montauk State Park.  Our rural community has great schools, low crime and some of the most beautiful scenic areas to experience fishing, camping, canoeing, hiking or listening to the sounds of nature.  If you are looking for the appeal of a small town, or an A+ education for your children  -- you will find it here!

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