frequently asked questions

Where are the nearest Hotels located?

Meadville, MS does not currently have any hotels available, however Franklin County Memorial Hospital is within a 20-30 mile radius from Natchez, McComb and Brookhaven MS which have a wide variety of hotels available.

Why should we bring our family member to Franklin County Memorial Hospital?

Franklin County Memorial Hospital is staffed with a team of compassionate professionals that are focused on achieving a common goal. We provide very aggressive care in a family oriented environment. e have been very successful at Franklin County Memorial Hospital due to our experience and team approach.

Will the patient be treated with respect and dignity in a friendly environment?

All of the staff members at Franklin County Memorial Hospital are required to attend Customer Service Training and Compliance is strictly enforced. Our staff takes great pride in caring for the patients, families, visitors and each other and are rewarded by the positive results.

Does Franklin County Memorial Hospital provide adequate staff to care for the patients?

Franklin County Memorial Hospital is a Certified Critical Access Hospital; therefore we are limited to 25 patients. our normal schedule consists of 5 RN's, 3 Respiratory Therapist, 4 Nursing Assistants, 1 Nurse Practitioner 24 hours per day. Our Physicians make rounds 7 days per week. Therapy is provided 5 to 7 days per week to the patients on their case load. Staff my be adjusted according to patient census.

What are the visiting hours at Franklin County Memorial Hospital?

We have no set visiting times although nightly visits must be kept quiet to assure that all patients get the rest needed. We also allow one family member to stay with the patient. Each room has a chair that extends to form a bed for that family member or friend. We provide one family member with three meals per day. A washer and dryer are also available for use by the family/friend.

How will the patient get to Franklin County Memorial Hospital?

Medicare will pay for most patients to be transferred by ambulance, but if the patient does not qualify for ambulance transport, Franklin County Memorial Hospital will try to make the arrangements to transfer the patient at our expense.

Where is Franklin County Memorial Hospital Located?

Franklin County Memorial Hospital is located in Southwest Mississippi off of U.S. Hwy 84 about 35 miles East of Natchez in the small town of Meadville, Mississippi.