COVID-19 (coronavirus) Information for Your Area
All Baptist Health medical centers have implemented visitor restrictions. For more information, visit our coronavirus page.
To assist residents in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, Baptist Health has established a free hotline to address questions surrounding the coronavirus. The number is (479) 289-6508 and is staffed by nurses from Baptist Health affiliated clinics from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is aimed at helping residents better understand conditions from the comfort of their homes and receive direction on the next steps for care.
About Baptist Health-Fort Smith
Baptist Health-Fort Smith was the first hospital built in Arkansas in 1887. It is currently a 492-bed medical center accredited by The Joint Commission. In addition to operating one of the busiest emergency departments in the state, the hospital offers providers who specialize in areas such as cardiology, cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, interventional radiology and stroke care, orthopedics, general and trauma surgery, labor and delivery, pediatrics, and many more. From screenings to expert treatment to surgical procedures, we provide advanced, state-of-the-art services to ensure you get the best possible results from your care including the minimally-invasive da Vinci surgical system. Another unique attribute is the hospital’s gym, Marvin Altman Fitness Center, which features a junior Olympic-size indoor pool, indoor rubberized track, yoga studios, massage therapy, and cardiac rehabilitation services.