Jasper is equipped to meet the health care needs of its residents and surrounding areas from minor office visits with the care of exceptional doctors to major crises that demand hospital care. Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper is a modern, state of the art health care facility. There are also medical centers providing the community with specialists in an array of health care needs. Along with the area’s hospitals, Medical of Dubois is available for speedy emergency treatment. Local dentists and orthodontists offer excellent dental care for the area. Southern Hills Center is staffed by professionals to promote mental health and well being. See classified section in this book for a complete listing of health professionals.

Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center offers over 30 specialties including a full range of acute medical services including cardiac catheterization and angioplasty, inpatient physical rehabilitation, cancer care, and neurology in a 143-bed facility. This faith-based hospital was established in 1951 and is sponsored by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Inc. As a regional health center with nearly 100 active staff physicians and more than 1,500 employees, the hospital serves residents of eight rural counties in southwestern Indiana with medical offices located in Dale, Ferdinand, French Lick, Holland, Huntingburg, Jasper, Leavenworth, Loogootee, Montgomery, Petersburg, Santa Claus, Shoals, and Washington. Annually, the staff provides medical care for approximately 7,000 inpatients, 230,000 outpatients, 30,000 emergency patients, and 1,000 newborns.

Additional information about Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center may be obtained by calling the Community Relations Department at 812-996-2352 or by visiting the hospital’s web site at

Southern Hills Counseling Center in Jasper is located in a spacious modern building on Jasper’s southeast side. The facility offers privacy and is especially equipped for groups, families, children’s services, medical services, and substance abuse programs. Southern Hills is staffed by professional psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors. Services are provided for all age groups. Brief hospital care and day therapy services are available for residents needing intensive treatment. In addition, Southern Hills staff offer consultation, education and assessment services to businesses, individuals, schools, and community organizations. For more information, visit their web site at

Nursing and Retirement Homes

Nursing and Retirement Homes in the area provide excellent care to the elderly. Brookside Village, Heritage House, Northwood Good Samaritan Center, Providence Home, and St. Charles Campus all offer the older adult a place to call home and provide the care that they need from full-time nursing care to an assisted living environment.




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