- Outpatient clinic M-F, 8am-5pm.
- Required hospital call is 10 days/month.
Hospital has recently invested $16 million in advanced healthcare technology. This includes the purchase of a new state-of-the-art MRI system, addition of four (4) new surgery suites, expanded recovery rooms, and a new cardiac cath lab featuring the most current digital rotational angiography. Other projects include expansion of the ER and Day Surgery areas, the renovating and expanding of radiology and registration, and the remodeling of patient rooms. This regional medical center, with the help of a rehabilitation hospital in the town, are serving approximately 100,000 people.
Community: Palestine, Texas has two school districts. Palestine Independent School District includes five elementary campuses, one intermediate campus, one middle school and one high school, with programs for gifted and talented students as well as high school honors and Advanced Placement courses. Westwood School District employs almost 200 teachers with a student teacher ration of 21:1 and programs in special education, gifted and talented, and honors. The Palestine campus of The University of Texas at Tyler offers bachelor degrees in nursing, business, health professions and interdisciplinary studies with teacher certification for Pre-K through 4th grade. Master degrees are offered in nursing, business and educational leadership. Other higher education institutions within driving distance include Texas A&M at College Station, Sam Houston State University, Stephen F. Austin University, Tyler Junior College and University of Texas at Tyler.
Just 20 miles north of town, 25,000-acre Lake Palestine offers abundant opportunities to fish, sail, camp or simply relax. Just north of town is Davey Dogwood Park, 200 acres of streams, trees and winding roads. In addition, there are 700 acres in the Palestine Community Forest. Additional recreational opportunities include golf, canoeing, cycling, hiking and tennis.