Please observe these guidelines while you are on our campus:
COVID-19 positive patients in isolation may have visitors at this time that follow these additional rules
*per CDC guidelines for health care facilities
Our open visiting policy allows visitors 24/7 access, but please be mindful of our patients who need rest.
Please review Visitor Guidelines prior to your visit.
Visitors bring emotional support and enhanced recovery to our patients. To provide a restful and safe environment, we ask that all visitors comply with the following guidelines:
If a patient is facing an end-of-life prognosis, the patient’s physician may make exceptions so that the emotional needs of the patient and family are met.
Mercy reserves the right to change current policies for the safety of patients, visitors, and staff at any time during a pandemic, public health emergency, or other exceptional circumstances.
Free guest WiFi is available. Select WiFi@Mercy on your web-enabled device.
Mercy Hospital has a campus-wide no-smoking policy in accordance with Joint Commission accreditation standards. We’re a vape-free campus as well.
Visitors and staff are not permitted to carry guns or deadly weapons of any kind on our hospital’s campus. This is a zero tolerance policy, with no exceptions. Our hospital staff, police and on-site security are specially trained to handle active shooter scenarios.
An interpreter, assistive listening devices, telecommunications devices (TDD) and closed-caption televisions are available at no cost for hearing-impaired patients. Ask your nurse for assistance.
Language interpreters and translation services are available to patients at no cost when needed for effective communication of medical treatment, obtaining consent for procedures or tests and providing information relating to health care recommendations, education, instructions, medications, diagnoses and prognoses.
Mercy is a faith-based ministry committed to meeting the spiritual needs of our patients. We respect and honor the faiths and religious traditions of all. Chaplains are available to meet and speak with individuals any time of day.
As a ministry of the Catholic Church, Mercy makes the sacraments available to anyone wishing to receive them.
Protestant communion and emergency baptism are available by request.
Welcome to Mercy Hospital Ozark, your community hospital. Mercy Hospital Ozark is a 25-bed critical access hospital serving Franklin County. Our primary and specialty care physicians are dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare. Mercy Hospital’s experienced team of caring professionals, who also happen to be your friends and neighbors.
We are affiliated with Mercy Hospital Fort Smith, a Mercy hospital ranked as one of the nation’s top integrated health care providers. When you need us, you have access to a large team of medical professionals and resources that complement the great care you receive at our hospital in Ozark.
Mercy provides skilled nursing care for hospital patients who’ve had some recovery but aren’t quite well enough to return home. If you or a loved one is recovering from a stroke, illness, injury or surgery, our Swing Bed program can provide the skilled nursing and therapy care you need.
Our recent 14,700 square foot, $5 million expansion provides state-of-the-art therapy and rehabilitation services, a community room and a new space for specialty outreach clinics.
At Mercy, we offer comprehensive testing services to diagnose conditions and injuries, including:
At Mercy, we offer compassionate care for a variety of treatment services, including: