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Senior Care

John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital has specialized programs for senior adults experiencing problems coping with everyday living due to anxiety, grief and/or depression. Senior Care is an intensive outpatient program that has helped many individuals. Our Senior Care program offers free assessments by a nurse in the home and transportation can be provided. Call the Senior Care location nearest to you for more information.

DeKalb, MS
Phone: (769) 486-1042

Preston, MS
Phone: (601) 677-2020 or
(601) 677-2030


Welcome to John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital

14365 Highway 16 West, DeKalb, MS 39328  (769) 486-1000

John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed acute-care hospital located in DeKalb, Mississippi that provides a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and emergency services. Patients can be admitted to the hospital if their medical needs make that the best option. A variety of other services are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis through the hospital’s imaging, laboratory and rehabilitative services, including physical, occupational and speech therapy.

Patients are cared for under the direction of their physician by a licensed health care team including registered nurses, physical therapists, social workers, dietitians, pharmacists and other ancillary staff, depending on the patient’s medical needs.

A 24-hour emergency department is staffed with a qualified emergency room hospitalists and family nurse practitioners and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Thehospitalists also act as hospital physicians, which means they can admit and care for patients who do not have a physician who regularly admits patients at the hospital.

Skilled nursing and rehabilitative care are available at John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital through the Swing Bed Program. Those recovering from surgery, a stroke, a fracture or an extended medical illness and hospitalization can choose to rehabilitate at Stennis Hospital, whether or not they were hospitalized in another location.

Our Mission
John C. Stennis Memorial Hospital is an acute-care facility dedicated to identifying and meeting the health care needs of Kemper County and surrounding communities. We focus on providing care that is family-oriented and readily accessible while caring both the emotional and physical aspects of wellness. Our care is delivered in an atmosphere of the most up-to-date technology with special emphasis on respect for you and your family.

For more information, please call (769) 486-1000.