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Lamb Healthcare Center is owned by Lamb County and supported by Lamb County tax dollars. Located at 1500 S. Sunset in Littlefield, the hospital serves everyone in Lamb County and is open 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Management is provided by our outstanding Hospital Administrator JoNell Wischkaemper.

Opened on August 1, 1979 as Littlefield Medical Center, the Lamb County Healthcare Center has served Lamb County residents with local professional healthcare services.

Lamb Healthcare Center is open 24 hours a day and staffed by medical professionals. The hospital owns and operates LHC Family Medicine which is currently staffed by physicians Dr. Isabel Molina, Dr. Hugh Wilson and Dr. Edward Nwanegbo; family Nurse Practitioner Ruan Reast and an excellent professional support staff. The hospital's staff provide support in the following areas; administration, nursing, respiratory, surgery, OB, pharmacy, lab, radiology, medical records, IT, dietary, supply, housekeeping, payroll, accounts payable, and maintenance.

Community medical health services provided by the hospital include acute care, trauma, emergency room, general surgery, outpatient’s services, OB services, lab x-ray, CT scans, ultrasound, antibiotics and acute care. To the benefit of the citizens of Lamb County, the hospital can handle Trauma Level IV situations. The hospital is staffed by over 150 full-time and part-time employees and is licensed for 75 patients and staff for 42 patients with an average daily census of 13 patients.

Lamb Healthcare Center delivers between nine and 15 babies each month and routinely handles between 300 and 350 emergency room visits per month as well as 12 and 25 surgical procedures per month.

The hospital is governed by a board of managers made up of residents from across Lamb County. Members include:

Tony Barton, President
Bob Mills, Vice President
Deryl Bennett, Treasurer
Jeni D. Brunson, Secretary
Marcy Demel,
Brian Callaway,
Belinda Chapman,
Steve Busby,
Carla Synatschk

The hospital’s atrium is available for community events and club meetings. The hospital’s dietary department provides food for a variety of events.

Donations to the hospital's Tree of Hope allow residents to remember loved ones. The contributions go to the Covenant Hospital Foundation where they are invested in the perpetual benefit of the Lamb Healthcare Center. Each contribution is recognized with the addition of a leaf to the tree and the money is used to purchase additional equipment for the hospital.

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