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Located in historic Winnfield, Louisiana, the Winn Parish Medical Center (WPMC) has provided its surrounding areas with quality healthcare for over fifty years. Winn Parish’s family-oriented atmosphere and continued support have allowed WPMC to grow into a sixty-bed facility with a devoted staff dedicated to providing the best possible experience to their patients. To truly serve the community, one must be a part of that community. Winn Parish Medical Center takes this responsibility seriously. Winn Parish Medical Center is located in Winnfield, Louisiana, home of three governors and the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame. The tradition of caring service began in 1948 by a group of local physicians. A 48 bed hospital, originated as Winnfield General Hospital has grown and achieved maximum accreditation by the Joint Commision of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). From small to large but always a leader, Winn Parish Medical Center has emerged as a vibrant healthcare organization with outstanding diagnostic and treatment capabilities, while retaining its flair for warmth, concern and insight about the needs of patients and their families. Our hospital's goal is to provide quality health care to the people of Winnfield and its surrounding area and be regarded as a responsible and reputable employer of people in the community.
Winn Parish Medical Center exhibits a commitment to provide the best patient care and health promotion and dedication to community outreach and giving. In fact, Winn Parish Medical Center has given more than $650,000 annually in indigent care to individuals from all walks of life that might otherwise have gone without care. Our hospital is an active member of the business community and contributes to the economic health of Winnfield through the payment of taxes, in excess of $100,000 annually and is one of the largest employers in Winn Parish with an annual payroll of 5.5 million dollars. The vision which guides Winn Parish Medical Center is to expand service to meet the identified needs of the customers that we serve. Continuum of patient care has also been achieved through the addition of The Specialty Clinic and The Wellness Center. Expanding community health programs and recruitment of new physicians are our major goals. Our facility is taking an active role in the awareness and prevention of disease through providing free health education to the community.
In some ways, visiting the city of Winnfield, Louisiana is like taking a step back in time. Historical homes and buildings abound. Winnfield is rich in stories and folklore of outlaws, bandits, presidents, generals, the Civil War, Indians, railroad men, oil men, and, above all, politicians. In fact, Winnfield is proud to boast that it is the home of three governors: Huey P. Long, Earl K. Long and O.K. Allen, and proudly displays memorabilia of its rich political history in The Old L&A Depot. But don’t let Winnfield’s historic past fool you – Winnfield is a city on the move with a promising future and many modern conveniences that make it an ideal city for residents, visitors and retirees. Residents enjoy its small town atmosphere, modern conveniences and proximity to large cities and educational institutions. Visitors revel in its many outdoor activities like hiking, hunting, fishing and camping, as well as its tourist attractions and museums. Retirees appreciate its wonderful climate, its many annual festivals, its low cost of living and its state-of-the-art hospitals and care facilities. Winnfield is also home to the Louisiana Political Museum, as well as a number of recreation opportunities, including the Winn Parish Country Club, several premier fishing locations, and many local parks.