News & Events


Date Change

The Washington County Hospital Board of Directors and Finance Committee meetings on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, has been changed to Monday, January 6, 2020.  The Board of Directors meeting will be held in the WCH lower level conference room at 7:00 p.m.  The Finance Committee meeting will be held in the Boardroom at 6:30 p.m.

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Erica Ibendahl, MD

WCH and SSM Health is excited to announce Erica Ibendahl, MD, will soon begin seeing patients at Washington County Hospital. Dr. Ibendahl brings the latest expertise in the field of general surgery to the southern Illinois region, including endoscopic and robotic surgery.

Call 618-436-8300 to schedule an appointment at WCH.

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Auxiliary Book Fair


Please come and support the WCH Women’s Auxiliary Book Fair, Monday, September 16th.  They will be located in the hospital lower level conference room from 9am to 4:30pm.  Come shop and find wonderful gift items for yourself and your family. 

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Golf Tournament

save-the-date-golfUpcoming 4 person golf scramble!

Washington County Hospital is a 22-bed Critical Access Hospital that maintains accreditation with The Joint Commission. WCH provides 24 hour Emergency Services, acute care, and skilled care, and has a

28-bed long-term care unit. The Washington County Medical Group provides expert primary care and coordinates specialists’ services. In addition, WCH provides a full range of ancillary services to meet the

needs of the community. WCH is located just 50 miles east of St. Louis and is affiliated with SSM Healthcare in St. Louis and Mount Vernon/Centralia. Our mission is to forge partnerships to improve the health

of our community through service excellence.

All proceeds to fund the purchase of Patient Equipment

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Annual Easter Boutique and Bake Sale

The WCH Auxiliary members invite the public to attend their Annual Easter Boutique and Bake Sale on Tuesday April 16th, 2019 in the WCH lobby.

20% off items in The Lattice Garden Gift Shop!