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, CT Scans (16-slice), and ultrasound.  Please call (850)653-8853 ext. 118 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

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 on swingbed services, please call (850)653-8853 ext. 108 or email 

Patient Resources

Financial Assistance Application 
Solicitud de ayuda financiera
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
Notice of Privacy Practices WMH
 Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad
Consent for Treatment of Minor
 Medline Plus: U.S. National Library of Medicine


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