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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.

Our Mission

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

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Welch Community Hospital does not accept requests for medical records from this website.  Please contact our Medical Records Department at (304) 436-8641. 
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Please do not send billing questions or comments to this address.  Please contact Adam Rose at (304) 436-8708, ext. 8700.

Welch Community Hospital does not accept solicitations via our website email address.  Please feel free to select the appropriate number from our directory or call the main hospital number and someone will direct you to the appropriate department.  Solicitations sent to this email will not be responded to.

Welch Community Hospital and Golden Harvest Long-Term Care Unit recognizes the need for interaction and communication between its clients and their families or representatives in a time of local, state and/or national emergencies. In the event of a known emergency, family members or authorized representatives may call: (304) 436-8686.


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