About the Facility
Providing residents of an 11-county area in south central Missouri and north central Arkansas with high quality, comprehensive healthcare, this hospital strives to promote wellness in the communities that it serves. The medical center is a 114-bed nonprofit medical referral center based in West Plains with several area clinics in towns such as Winona, Thayer and Gainesville also providing services. The hospital has grown significantly since it first opened its doors, most recently adding a full-service 16-bed emergency department.
The largest city in Missouri's Howell County, West Plains offers a wealth of attractions and scenery, as well as a low cost of living, to its residents. Music fans will find much to love in the area, as the Ozarks region is steeped in a rich musical history. West Plains hosts a wealth of monthly and annual events showcasing the talents of local and national musicians. Outdoors types will want to take advantage of the city's many hikes and aquatic recreation options, which include Eleven Point National Scenic River and Bryant Creek.