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About Us

Located in southwestern Brazoria County, Texas, the Sweeny Hospital District was established by the Texas Legislature in 1963 after a 10-year community effort to expand health care into rural communities.  Since the time of its opening in 1965, Sweeny Community Hospital has continued to grow and expand its services offered to the West of the Brazos Community, while keeping true to the traditions that helped to found the hospital district. 

The Hospital District has grown to approximately 190 employees at locations in Sweeny, Brazoria, and West Columbia. The Hospital is a 24-hour operational critical access hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient healthcare services.  Licensed for 20 inpatient beds, Sweeny Community Hospital serves as a Level IV Trauma Center, has a dedicated surgical suite, and more than a dozen outpatient clinical services.

On the same campus is a medical office building, hosting primary care providers who coordinate care for the entire family.  Should a referral to a specialty physician become necessary, the medical office building also hosts  specialty care providers who offer patients quality medical care in one convenient location.

Sweeny Health Clinic

The Sweeny Health Clinics are located in the Medical Office Building adjacent to the hospital. Dr. Amy Keffer, Internal Medicine, and  Dr. Richard Erickson, Family Practice, office in Suite B and G, respectively.

Sweeny Health Clinic
301 N. McKinney St
Sweeny, TX 77480
979-548-1875

West Columbia Health Clinic

The West Columbia Health Clinic has two care providers, Lisa Schaubroeck, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C, and Falon Turner, MSN, APRN, FNP-C that welcome patients of all ages. With short wait times and a short walk from car to clinic door, you’ll experience outstanding care and convenience.

West Columbia Health Clinic
668 West Brazos Ave
West Columbia, TX 77486
979-345-2525

The Wellness Center and the Kittie Nash Groce Rehabilitation Center

The Wellness Center and the Kittie Nash Groce Rehabilitation Center, located in Sweeny and West Columbia, respectively, offer outpatient physical therapy to meet the needs of the our community. 

The Wellness Center
505 N. Main St
Sweeny, TX 77480
979-548-4004

Kitty Nash Groce Rehabilitation Center
301 Dance Fr.
West Columbia, TX 77486
979-345-3168

The Fountains Assisted Living Facility

The Fountains Assisted living facility is adjacent to the hospital campus. The Fountains provides family and friends assurance that their loved ones are cared for in a quality environment close to home. 

The Fountains Assisted Living Facility
1101 E. 2
nd St
Sweeny, TX  77480
979-548-1524

West Brazos EMS

West Brazos EMS is the only hospital based emergency response system in Brazoria County, providing immediate access to residents in their time of greatest need. 

Community education seminars are offered monthly on a variety of topics, tailored to meet the unique needs of our area. We are committed to maintaining the outstanding service and caring environment that we’re known for by recruiting and retaining an exceptional staff of highly qualified professionals. 

SCH is a member of the Texas Hospital Association, as well as the Texas Association of Rural and Community Hospitals.  As a member of the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, our outstanding patient care earned the hospital the Performance Leadership Award.

At Sweeny Community Hospital, You’ll Know We Care.