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We continue to make progress on our renovation and enhancement project. We are approaching the last of the project phases and will be completely using the new spaces by the end of December. The weather has turned towards fall with chill in the air and we are racing the rain to get some much needed grounds projects completed around the new patient drop off and pool building. We have placed new "20 minute" parking signs along the sidewalks near the entry to aid those that have concerns on walking from the parking lot into the building. We look forward to the re-opening of the Emergency Department entrance the week of October 9th!


We have added FEES and acupuncture to our list of offerings in our Therapy Services department.  Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing. This test is preferred over videofluoroscopy in the evaluation of swallowing which had been the only option for patients in our region. Our Speech Therapist perform this study in our facility with very little discomfort.  This test may be ordered by your physician if they are concerned with swallowing functionality or in the event of injury.  





Dayton General Hospital was established in 1960 with the vision and mission of providing high quality healthcare to the local communities. We are a Public Hospital District with Critical Access Hospital, Level V Trauma Center, and Level III Cardiac and Stroke Center designations. Our primary service areas include Dayton, Waitsburg, Starbuck, and surrounding areas. More commonly known as Columbia County Health System, we are comprised of Columbia Family Clinic, Waitsburg Clinic, Booker Rest Home, and Dayton General Hospital. Our Rural Health Clinics are here for primary care and behavior health needs 6 days a week. We are staffed with 3 primary care medical doctors, a board certified psychiatrist, a board certified emergency medicine doctor, a board certified pediatrician, and 3 mid-level family practice providers.  Our Emergency Department is staffed with our employed providers as well as partner physicians.