A 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, St. Vincent Jennings Hospital services Jennings County and the surrounding communities. CIHS formed a joint operating company (JOC) in conjunction with Columbus Regional Hospital, which is responsible for operating St. Vincent Jennings. 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 1999, the hospital celebrated its 25-year history of serving the community. 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.