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    Trauma Services

    Forrest General Hospital's Trauma Center provides an immediate, organized response by a highly-specialized team, 24/7, 365 days a year. The Level II Trauma Center serves 19 counties across South Mississippi and is the only Level II trauma center in the Pine Belt.

    Forrest Health trauma cases that need a higher level of emergency care are transferred to Forrest General Hospital. Patients are transferred by ambulance or air ambulance, depending on the condition. If a patient needs to be admitted to the hospital following emergency care, they will be admitted to Forrest General.

    Our Trauma Team

    The Trauma Center is staffed by board-certified trauma surgeons, an in-house anesthesiologist who is available 24-hours a day ,and provides 24-hour coverage for neurosurgery, orthopedic, maxillofacial, otolaryngology, and urology surgeries in addition to interventional radiology services.

    Post-Trauma Care

    To ensure that you receive a continuum of care, we have a specialized trauma follow-up clinic. This way patients can see providers who are familiar with their situation and can oversee the recovery process from beginning to end.Air Ambulance.

    For more information about our services, call Forrest Health OnCall at 1-800-844-4445 between the hours of 3-8 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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