Ascension St. Vincent Jennings Hospital
- 301 Henry Street
Ascension St. Vincent Jennings a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital servicing Jennings County and the surrounding communities. The hospital operates a 24-hour physician staffed emergency department with observation beds and swing beds. The hospital sees more than 400 inpatients and almost 60,000 outpatients annually. It operates rural health clinics, rehabilitation services, occupational health and the area Women's, Infants and Children's Program. In March 2002, the hospital opened a new facility with expansions to the ED, Surgery, Radiology, Laboratory, Outpatient Specialty Clinics, Physical Therapy and the inpatient unit. Located in North Vernon which is about 50 minutes south of Indianapolis.
North Vernon is a rapidly growing community located in the rolling hills and winding streams of Southeast Indiana. North Vernon and Jennings County are rural communities offering excellent access to Indianapolis, within an hour drive. Nature and history prevail in Jennings County. The Muscatatuck River meanders lazily past steep stone canyons, beautiful wooded hillsides, and historic towns creating a recreational paradise. Bird watching, fishing, hunting, hiking, rock climbing, and camping are just a few of the outdoor activities. Historic sites, state &, national wildlife areas, herb farms, covered bridges, museums, antique &, specialty shops, and spectacular festivals are all nestled along the scenic back roads.