The Ozark Health Foundation raises funds to support the mission of Ozark Health through charitable giving and fundraising events. Proceeds raised by the foundation are used to purchase medical technology, equipment, supplies and furnishings, as well as funding employee scholarships & training.
A number of fundraising events and giving campaigns are conducted throughout the year, including:
- Festival of Hope & Lights Gala
- Fish Fry-March 6, 2020
- Ozark Health Golf Classic-May 30, 2020
- Annual Giving Campaign
- Holiday Luminaries
- Employee Giving Campaign
The volunteer board of directors is comprised of local community members who generously give their time, talent and resources in service to their community.
The Ozark Health Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
For more information on how you can make a difference through the Ozark Health Foundation, please call.
1 Hospital Main Line (501) 745-7000
2 Emergency Room (Nurses Station) (501) 745-9440
3 Inpatient (Nurses Desk) (501) 745-9401
4 Hospital Administration (501) 745-9531
5 Nursing Home (North Hall Nurses Station) (501) 745-9452
6 Nursing Home (South Hall Nurses Station) (501) 745-9482
7 Nursing Home Administration (501) 745-9508
8 Rehabilitation (501) 745-9486
9 Outpatient Services (501) 745-9594
10 Radiology (501) 745-9542
11 Respiratory (501) 745-9471
12 Specialty Clinic (Main Line) (501) 745-3602
13 Information Technology (501) 745-9421
14 Business Office (501) 745-9528
15 Environmental Services (501) 745-9423
16 Home Health (501) 745-7004
17 Human Resources (501) 745-9596
18 Laboratory (501) 745-9450
19 Development/Foundation (501) 745-7004
20 Maintenance (501) 745-9425
21 Pharmacy (501) 745-9587
Ozark Health first opened its doors in 1950 as a modest 12-bed medical facility. At the time, it was known as Van Buren County Hospital. In 1963, Van Buren County Hospital received funding to add a 34-bed nursing home to the medical center. The nursing home began operating soon after, in 1965.
From 1974 to 1980, the hospital experienced a number of changes including a thorough remodeling and refurbishing. During this time the nursing home was also enlarged to accommodate an additional 70 beds.
In August of 1982, the Board of Directors incorporated as Ozark Health, Inc. and the facility was rededicated as Van Buren County Memorial Hospital and Nursing Home.
Between 1990 and 1999, the hospital and nursing home continued to grow. In 1994, 16 beds were added to the nursing home and 12 more were added in 1999.
In Summer 2004, Ozark Health moved into its new, state-of-the-art facility at 2500 Highway 65 South in Clinton, Arkansas. This new medical facility was a major advancement in medical treatment and health services for the people of Van Buren County and the surrounding areas.
Ozark Health paid off the new facility sooner than had been anticipated. In the summer of 2010, Van Buren County residents passed an extension of the 1 cent sales tax that allowed the new facility to be built allowing for an expansion of Ozark Health’s medical facility. Construction of the expansion began in October of 2011 and will include a larger parking lot, emergency room, new MRI and CT Scan, physical therapy, outpatient exam rooms, and a separate walk-in entrance for outpatient guests.