ER & Hospitalized Care 

George E. Weems Memorial Hospital is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital with a Dedicated Emergency Department.  The hospital is staffed 24/7 by residency trained, board certified physicians provided by Southland Emergency Medical Services of FL.  The same ER physicians also serve as hospitalists for in-patient hospital care.  This consistency in care provides for a smooth transition from the ER to the acute care setting.  

Outpatient Services 

Outpatient laboratory and radiology services are offered Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.  Radiology services include x-rays and CT Scans.  If a CT scan is needed, please call (850)653-8853 ext. 118 or 119 to make an appointment. 

Skilled Nursing / Swingbed Services

Are you recovering from a surgery, stroke or trauma and need rehabilitative therapy before going home? With today’s shorter hospital stays, your need for skilled rehabilitation care is an important part of the healing process. Weems Memorial Hospital is here to guide you through your healing process while keeping you close to home with loved ones nearby to help and encourage you.

 Who Needs Skilled Nursing Services?

Types of patients who are candidates for Skilled Nursing/Swing Bed services include, but are not limited to:

Joint replacements or other orthopedic surgery patients needing frequent physical therapy

Stroke patients who need to improve their level of functioning with continued therapy

Cardiac patients needing skilled activity programs following a heart attack or acute episode of congestive heart failure

Patients requiring wound management/ sterile dressing changes

Patients with long-term illnesses such as cancer or immune deficiency disease

Patients recovering from illnesses requiring continued IV therapy

Admission Criteria

Qualifications for admission to skilled nursing include:

Three-day (consecutive) acute level of care stay within the past 30 days

Physician referral for necessary daily skilled service related to hospitalization

Medicare Part A (Hospital) Benefit or available days remaining in current benefit period

For more information, please contact Becky Gibson, Director of Nursing

Phone (850)653-8853 ext. 108


Patient Resources

Health Care Advance Directives 

Directivas por anticipado de cuidado médico 

Patient Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

Derechos y responsabilidades del paciente 

Patient Safety

Seguridad del paciente

A Patient's Guide To a Hospital Stay

Guía del paciente para una estadía en el hospital