H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital

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H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital affiliated with the Rush Health System in Meridian, MS.They are a 25-bed acute care facility that provides a wide range of inpatient, outpatient, and emergency services. There is a clinic on site with Family Practice Physicians.The hospitalists also act as hospital physicians, which means they can admit and care for patients who do not have a physician who regularly admits patients at the hospital.

Skilled nursing and rehabilitative care are available also with Watkins' Swing Bed Program.Those recovering from surgery, a stroke, a fracture or extended medical illness and hospitalization can choose to rehab at H.C. Watkins Memorial Hospital.The hospital is located conveniently off of Hwy. 45 with easy access to the larger towns in the state.

Emergency Department features

  • 5,500 annual ED patient visits
  • 12-36 hour shifts

Community Information

Located 30 minutes South of Meridian, nestled in the beautiful forests of central Mississippi is Quitman.Quitman is home to Clarkco State Park, which has been a favorite Mississippi recreation spot since 1938. Situated on 815 acres of gently rolling woodlands, Clarkco State Park offers camping, cabin rentals, and water sports in a convenient yet unspoiled location, providing the perfect retreat for an afternoon or weekend getaway.