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Serving the Texas Panhandle for over 80 years, Collingsworth General is a Critical Access hospital located in Wellington, Texas, approximately 100 miles and 2 hours southeast of Amarillo, Texas, and 167 miles and 3 hours northeast of Lubbock, Texas. In 2017, the National Rural Health Association identified Collingsworth General one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the U.S. for patient satisfaction.
The hospital is licensed for 13 inpatient acute care beds, all of which may be used as "swing beds" or skilled nursing beds. Further, it maintains a Level IV Trauma Center designation, providing emergency services for the residents of Collingsworth and surrounding counties 24-hours-a-day, 365-days-a-year. Through the hospital’s affiliation with Avera eCare, the services of local providers are complemented by those of board certified emergency room physicians and critical care nurses immediately available through telemedicine at the touch of a button.
In addition, area residents can obtain a wide range of outpatient services at the hospital minimizing the need to travel long distances for health care. These services include: physical therapy, general radiology, CT imaging, mobile MRI services, laboratory services and nutrition counseling. The hospital also operates Collingsworth Family Medicine, a nationally designated Rural Health Clinic.