Greene County General Hospital, located just off of Highway 54, is a critical access hospital serving Greene and the surrounding counties. The hospital has been locally owned and managed for 100 years and in 2012 completed an $8.5 million expansion and renovation project. A member of the Indiana Hospital Association and the American Hospital Association, and licensed by the Indiana State Board of Health, GCGH is also accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.
The hospital maintains state of the art equipment and well-trained staff who have a strong investment in continuing education as well as a strong investment in the communities in which they serve.
Greene County General Hospital offers a variety of services, including: Emergency department, obstetrics, inpatient and outpatient surgery, radiology, lab, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and infusion therapy.
Greene County Health, Inc., a six-location family practice physician group, is a free standing not-for-profit organization. The clinics offer full spectrum family medicine, including OB. With specialties in areas such as pediatrics, OG/GYN, family medicine and geriatrics, the staff at Greene County Health are well trained to care for your entire family.
Practice locations include Bloomfield, Linton, Lone Tree, Shakamak, WestGate and Worthington.
Greene County Home Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidary of Greene County General Hospital, assists persons in staying independent at home by offering a wide range of skilledcare, supportive care and specialty care to patients in Greene County as wellas parts of Owen, Clay, Sullivan, and Knox counties.
In addition to the county-operated system, the Linton Fire Department provides backup emergency medical services support to the county ambulance service.
In the event of a 911 emergency, emergency medical service personnel decide where to take the patient based on proximity, patient preference, and extent of injury.
The mission of the Air Evac Lifeteam is to save lives and positively impact outcomes during life- or limb-threatening medical emergencies by providing rapid access to definitive emergency health care for people in rural America. Membership in Air Evac Lifeteam is subscription-based and provides prepaid protection against all of Air Evac Lifeteam's transport costs that exceed any insurance or medical benefits you may have. If interested in learning more about membership benefits, call toll free 800-793-0010 or visit us at Lifeteam.
Greene County’s senior citizens are busy serving their community in social and service clubs and a host of mission-directed community organizations. For those seniors who need assisted care, Greene County offers comprehensive services.
Generations, affiliated with Vincennes University, is a not-for-profit agency serving older adults and disabled individuals of all ages, in the counties of Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin and Pike. Generations provides resources that foster personal independence while assuring individual dignity and an enhanced quality of life. Generations' mission is to offer people choices as they age to live a better life with dignity. As one of 16 Area Agencies on Aging in Indiana, Generations has the resources to help those with physical disabilities and their caregivers. Generations is a member of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) and Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA) and a member of the board of directors for the National Enterprise Alliance. Generations is part of the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and the Indiana Division of Aging. They serve more than 3,300 clients in the Indiana counties of Daviess, Dubois, Greene, Knox, Martin and Pike. Generations complies with Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
In Greene County, Generations provides the following services:
Additionally, the City of Linton has agreed to be one of two pilot projects for Generations’ EngAGE initiative, which is designed to help prepare for the growing again population by making their communities more elder friendly. Greene County residents are also able to subscribe to Generations’ free magazine, designed to address the needs of those age 55 and older. Contracted providers help the Generations’ staff to offer transportation, adult day services, employment services for persons 55 and older and legal assistance for older residents and qualifying low-income individuals. For more information on Generations, please call 800-742-9002.
Autumn Trace of Greene County, Greene County's only Assisted Senior Living Community has 44 beautiful suites; comprised of deluxe singles, one bedrooms and two bedrooms. They offer Greene County seniors new options and choices with the opportunity to continue to live independently. They provide the peace of mind and security that comes with knowing personal care, assistance and help is available when needed. We provide residents with assistance with activities of daily living in a residential home like environment. Included with your suite will be:
The community will have a Theater, Chapel, Beauty Salon, Library and a Café.
Although there are a variety of floor plans to choose from, all of our suites have the following:
For more information on Autumn Trace, call 812-699-4464.
Glenburn Home is a full service retirement Community and Rehab Center located in Linton.
Lyons Health & Living Center is an 82-bed facility offering inpatient and outpatient services including physical, occupational, and speech therapies as well as 4 rehabilitation-to-home Medicare suites for patients needing rehabilitative therapy after accident or illness before returning home. As well as encouraging active involvement by patient’s families, Lyons Health & Living Center maintains a family atmosphere with buffet dining and a variety of activities for residents including arts & crafts, music, and outdoor walks. The facility holds family cookouts or dinners about five times per year and Ladies Civitan sponsors a monthly birthday for residents. Additionally, staff from Lyons Health & Living sponsor a monthly Alzheimer’s support group at the Linton Public Library. Information courtesy of the Lyons Health & Living Center staff.
Shakamak Good Samaritan Home is in a rural setting in Jasonville. The center is three miles from scenic Shakamak State Park, where residents can enjoy abundant wildlife, fishing and picnicking. The view from the patio is of fruit trees, flowering dogwood trees and rolling fields. Residents spend time in the gazebo area throughout the day, along with the statue of "Our Shepherd" sculpted in Italy. Along with the skilled-nursing center, there are 24 senior living apartments next door with gardens and patios for each apartment dweller. The residents of the apartments have access to meals, activities, 24-hour emergency nursing assistance and housekeeping assistance. Information courtesy of Shakamak Good Samaritan Home.
Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a comprehensive care center offering both short term rehabilitation and long term care located in central Linton. The center offers transitions to multi-levels of care, physical, occupational and speech therapies, specialized wound care, peritoneal dialysis, tracheostomy care, post transplant care, and hospice care with pain management. The staff is focused on building collaborative relationships with patients and specialty service caregivers focused on bringing the healing process to residents, completely and compassionately. Information courtesy of Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Mary Jane Leigh, Administrator.
Biggs Property Management offers senior apartments in four locations throughout Greene County. The properties are professionally managerd, affordable housing communitiies with a primary focus on resident satisfaction and community involvement on behalf of site staff. Unless specified, the properties are designated senior properties for those 62 years of age and older or disabled, regardless of age. All properties have accessible united with spacious single story floor plans, Rental rate are based on income for those who qualify and rental assistance periodically becomes available. For more information on each property, contact them directly at the number listed below or email firstname.lastname@example.org.