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.
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 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.
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY: Welch Community Hospital 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) 436-8461.
Welch Community Hospital
454 McDowell Street
Welch, WV 24801-2029
Phone: (304) 436-8461
TTY: (304) 436-8639
Please do not send billing questions or comments to this address. Please call (304) 436-8700.
Welch Community Hospital does not accept solicitations via our website email address. Please call the main hospital number and someone will direct you to the appropriate department.
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.
Due to recent legislation, positions filled for the West Virginia Department of Health Facilities and West Virginia Department of Human Services' Bureau for Social Services beginning January 1, 2024, are no longer covered by the West Virginia Division of Personnel. These positions are now covered under the Office of Shared Administration classification and compensation system. All job postings for the Department of Health Facilities and Bureau for Social Services can temporarily be found here. You may apply for any jobs that interest you by filling out this application form or by submitting your resume/CV to OHRMOSAClassComp@wv.gov.