Jefferson Davis Community Hospital Services - Forrest Health
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    Jefferson Davis Community Hospital offers the following services:

    Emergency Services

    Our Emergency Department is classified as a Level IV Emergency Department and Trauma Center. The ER offers emergency health services 24 hours a day to patients of all ages. The department is responsible for the immediate treatment of any medical or surgical emergency, for initiating life-saving measures, including chronic medical problems, minor injuries, and illnesses. The ER includes is staffed 24 hours a day by qualified physicians and nursing staff. Emergency and trauma cases that need a higher level of care are transferred to Forrest General Hospital. Patients are transferred by ambulance or air ambulance, depending on the condition.

    Extended Care Facility (Nursing Home)

    A five star rated 55-bed extended care facility located on the campus of Jefferson Davis Community Hospital. The facility is dual certified for Medicare and Medicaid, as well as private pay.

    Imaging and Radiology

    Provides inpatient and outpatient x-ray, ultrasound, CT scan, PACS system, Echos and MRI. Call 601-792-1219 for more information on how to schedule a procedure.

    Infusion Services

    Infusion therapy is prescribed by a physician when oral medication is ineffective or inappropriate for a particular illness or patient. We provide outpatient infusion services to treat conditions including, but not limited to, dehydration, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, anemia, and osteoporosis. Our services include the infusion of intravenous antibiotics, iron replacement therapy, hydration therapy, and blood transfusions. Injections such as vaccines and other injectable medications are also provided.

    Geriatric Intensive Outpatient Program

    For patients 55 and older the Intensive Outpatient Program provides therapy for clients with issues related to life transitions, unresolved grief and/or a reaction to stress-related events.


    Clinical laboratory offers a wide range of test and services to meet the needs of the community.


    The Medical Unit is a 20-bed unit that provides care for a wide range of medical conditions, as well as monitored telemetry. Nursing care is provided for ages 16 and up. Also, outpatient IV antibiotics, IV fluids, blood transfusions, and other medications can be administered in this unit.


    Provides inpatient and outpatient physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy. An innovative treatment for chronic pain, called dry needling, is also available. Call 601-792-1242 for more information.

    Rural Health Clinic

    Services provided include medical emergency procedures as a first response to common life-threatening injuries and acute illness, along with routine health care maintenance, minor surgical procedures, administrative health care examinations, diagnostic and therapeutic services and supplies and other services provided consisting of primary medical care.

    Transitional Care Unit (Swing-Bed)

    Swing Bed Services are available to provide care to those individuals who need extended care beyond their acute care stay for physical therapy, nursing, and other skilled care. Learn more about transitional care at Forrest Health.

    Arrington Wellness Center

    The Arrington Wellness Center is a physical fitness center open six days a week with exercise equipment, classes and more. Call 601-792-1185 for more information on how to enroll.

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