Health Care

Outstanding facilities and services, provided by some of the best health care professionals in the state, have allowed our medical community to become a major referral site for north central Arkansas.


As one of the leading healthcare providers in an eight-county area, Unity Health associates strive to improve the quality of health and well-being for the communities it serves through compassionate care.

Unity Health is the largest employer in an eight-county area with more than 2,000 associates; the area includes Cleburne, Independence, Jackson, Prairie, White, Woodruff, Craighead and Lonoke counties. The Searcy facility has a combined total of 438 licensed beds and a medical staff of more than 150 physicians that specialize in various areas of healthcare.

Unity Health offers a wide range of healthcare services to the region, including 24-hour emergency care. The hospital is a Level III Trauma Center as part of the statewide trauma system, as well as a member facility of the UAMS-based AR SAVES (Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support) program, which provides immediate care for stroke victims.

Services Unity Health provides for patients include: an accredited Sleep Center, a Top 500 Home Health Agency, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative services, critical care services, behavioral health programs for all ages suffering from mental illnesses, a diabetes education program certified by the American Diabetes Association, inpatient Hospice, a sports medicine program and wound care center. Also, Unity Health houses the Advanced Care Hospital of White County, one of the only long-term acute care hospitals in North-Central Arkansas.

Unity Health is proud to be called a teaching hospital by the American Osteopathic Association with graduate medical education programs in family medicine, internal medicine and psychiatry. Serving as the graduate phase of medical training, each program offers three years of intensive, hands-on osteopathic medicine training within both hospital and clinic environments. The program assists in ensuring healthcare for future generations in Arkansas. 

In addition to the White County Medical Center and Specialty Care Campuses in Searcy, Unity Health has a hospital campus in Newport; Unity Health – Harris Medical Center and clinics in Beebe and Heber Springs. Locations include multiple physician clinics, urgent care clinics, a behavioral health clinic, an orthopaedic and spine center and a cardiology clinic.

Another vital partnership Unity Health initiated was to develop the Cancer Center of Excellence. The collaboration between Unity Health Oncology, CARTI and RAPA/Searcy Breast Center offers personal and quality cancer care to patients in the region. The most advanced technology each healthcare partner has to offer converges in the Cancer Center, which offers a comprehensive approach to cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Unity Health -
White County Medical Center Campus
3214 East Race . (501) 268-6121

Unity Health - Specialty Care Campus
1200 South Main . (501) 278-3100


In addition, residents find quality health services at the White County
Health Department and through other local healthcare providers and

The health department offers a wide variety of services, from adult health maintenance and immunizations to family clinics and home health care. They are located at 112 Brantly Road and they are open 8 - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

There are three Urgent Care Offices in Searcy offering medical care after-hours and on weekends. Over 20 dentists practice in the area covering general dentistry, orthodontics and oral/maxillofacial surgery.

A wide variety of therapy services are available in our immediate area including over 15 chiropractors, two sleep study centers plus numerous physical and occupational therapists.

Our community is also served by the Christian Health Ministry of White County (CHM). A 501C-3 non-profit faith based holistic outreach care ministry with a mission of promoting the physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness of the medically disadvantaged in White County.  The CHM is located at 104 East Vine Street in Searcy and is open Sunday afternoons, 1 – 5 p.m.  CHM is staffed entirely by volunteers and operates through donations from individuals, churches & businesses in our community.

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