Welch Community Hospital
Welch Community Hospital is the only acute care hospital in McDowell County. It is a crucial health care provider for the citizens of McDowell and many surrounding rural counties. This hospital provides a wide scope of care and services which includes a 65-bed acute care hospital, a 24/7, 365 days per year Physician-staffed Emergency Room, a seven-bed ICU (Intensive Care Unit), diverse OB-GYN (Obstetrics and Gynecology) services (i.e., Family Planning services, Clinics, a Labor and Delivery unit, two LDRPs (Labor, Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum) and a Newborn Nursery), a full service Respiratory Therapy Cardiopulmonary Service, Laboratory, Radiology (with a spiral CT Scanner with a Bone Density scanning unit and digital Mammography services) and Clinical Inpatient Pharmacy. The hospital also operates an outpatient Rural Health Clinic, a Surgery Clinic and CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)/ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) Training Center. In addition to the acute care and outpatient services, the hospital also supports a 59-bed Long Term Care unit.
To be the Provider of Choice of Quality Health Care for McDowell County and Southern West Virginia Focusing on the Needs of our Patients and Customers