• Health Care

    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 2,400 associates; the area includes Cleburne, Independence, Jackson, Prairie, Van Buren, White, Woodruff and Lonoke counties. In Searcy, Unity Health 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, 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 the first healthcare organization in Arkansas to be accepted in to the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The formal agreement gives Unity Health access to the latest Mayo Clinic expertise and promotes collaboration among physicians to benefit patients. Through these shared resources, more patients can get answers to complex medical questions – and peace of mind – while staying close to home.

    Unity Health is proud to be called an accredited teaching hospital by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, with graduate medical education programs in emergency medicine, 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 includes Harris Medical Center in Newport and clinics in Beebe, Bradford, Cabot, Clinton and Heber Springs. The Unity Health System consist of physician clinics, urgent care clinics, a behavioral health clinic, an orthopedic and spine center and a cardiology clinic.

    Another vital partnership Unity Health initiated was to develop the Pyeatt Family Cancer Center. 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.


    In addition, residents find quality health services at the White County Health Department and through other local healthcare providers and clinics. The health department offers a wide variety of services, from adult health maintenance and immunizations to family clinics and home health care. Located at 112 Brantly Road and they are open 8:00 a.m. until 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.

    The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System operates a clinic that provides Primary Care services for veterans in North Central Arkansas area. Behavioral health services including individual, group and family counseling, and programs such as QuitSmart Smoking Cessation are also available. The clinic is located at 1120 S Main Street Searcy Arkansas 72143 and can be reached at 501-207-4700.

    Our community is also served by the Christian Health Ministry of White County (CHM). A 501(c) (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, 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. CHM is staffed entirely by volunteers and operates through donations from individuals, churches and businesses in our community.

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