Unity Health purchases hospital in Jacksonville

SEARCY — Unity Health of Searcy, has acquired the Hospital buildings and multiple adjacent properties in Jacksonville. The purchase was completed through cooperation between Unity Health, Jacksonville City Officials and Allegiance Health Management.

“Unity Health will work with the state to re-license the facility and begin extensive remodeling this spring with the intent to see our first patient by early summer of 2022. The initial plan is for the Unity Health-Jacksonville location to provide an Emergency Department, Radiology/Imaging Services, Behavioral Health Services, and Observation and Acute Inpatient rooms, with the intent to add more services throughout the first three years,” said Steven Webb, Unity Health President/CEO.

Unity Health is among the state’s most comprehensive rural, not-for-profit healthcare providers, including two hospital campuses in Searcy, a hospital campus in Newport, and over twenty physician clinics and specialty centers serving eight Arkansas counties.Unity Health will continue to remain as transparent as possible when communicating with the citizens of Jacksonville and surrounding areas.