The Jefferson Davis Community Hospital offers a wide
range of health care services to the residents of
Prentiss and Jefferson Davis County. The hospital
utilizes the services of five area physicians and
JDCH (601) 792-4276
Extended Care Facility (601)
Emergency Services: The Emergency Services Department
features emergent accomodations for major trauma,
cardiac care, general medical treatment and fractures.
All staff are trained in Advanced Cardiac Life Support,
Advanced Trauma Life Support and Basic Life Support.
Radiology: The Radiology Department offers Cat Scan,
MRI, Ultrasounds and full body X-Rays. All technicians
are accredited and for emergencies are on call 24
hours a day.
Laboratory: The Laboratory Staff is comprised of technically
trained personnel with national certification of proficiency
and is in compliance with all state and federal guideline
requirements. The laboratory department can accept
an order for lab testing from any physician from anywhere.
M.L. Arrington Fitness and Rehab Center: The M.L.
Arrington Fitness and Rehab Center provides the individuals
of this community with a wide array of fitness and
strenth equipment to meet health goals. The Center
provides a large selection of Circuit and Olympic
Weight equipment, elliptical trainers, treadmills
and bikes. Specialized classes are also available
Physical Therapy: Physical therapy is available at
JDCH to individuals in the hospital, swing bed, Extended
Care Facility and the outpatient clinic. Interventionsmay
include exercise for strengthening and/or flexibility,
gait training, balance training, traction and modalities
(ultrasound, electrical stimulation, heat/cold) for
pain relief and massage. Physical therapy also offers
a state of the art Axial Decompression Traction Unit.
Sojourners: Sojourners is a multi-disciplinary staff
of caring professionals whose main focus is mental
health and quality of life for the elderly. The 14
bed unit is able to effectively treat many mental
health issues in geriatrics such as depression, anxiety,
delusions and other behavioral disorders.
Extended Care Facility: The Extended Care Facility
at JDCH is a 60 bed nursing home dedicated to providing
skilled nursing care to the elderly. A social worker
is on site to coordinate needed services for residents
and their families. Residents participate in arts
and crafts, gardening, cooking and outings, as their
medical condition dictates.