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Teresa Grimes, CEOA photograph of our Chief Executive Officer

CEO's Message


On behalf of Washington County Hospital and Nursing Home, I thank you for visiting our web page and trust you will find the information presented here easy to navigate, informative and helpful. We would love your feedback and are always looking for ways we can improve.

Our facility located in Chatom, Alabama, serves largely rural Washington County in beautiful southwest Alabama. As the sole institutional healthcare provider in Washington County, Washington County Hospital and Nursing Home has a long-standing commitment since 1953 to providing quality care to the citizens of our community. We are a 25 bed Critical Access hospital with a new 6,000 square foot emergency room and an 88-bed skilled nursing facility and a 7,000 square foot day room. The passion for excellence demonstrated by our employees and physicians day in and day out comes from the heart, because our patients and nursing home residents are also our friends and neighbors. It's our mission to provide quality medical care with limitless compassion, professional excellence, and uncompromising integrity.

Within this web site, you can learn more about Washington County Hospital and Nursing Home, the comprehensive array of services we provide and the team of excellent primary care and specialist physicians who work with us to meet the medical care needs of our community and fulfill our vision of being the "Medical Care Provider of First Choice."

Thanks again for stopping by. Should you or your family ever need us, please let us know...we'd be honored to be of service in any way possible.

Teresa Grimes

Washington County Hospital & Nursing Home
14600 St. Stephens Ave.
Chatom, AL 36518
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