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Hospital News & Events

Community Healthcare Blog, TORCH, is your resource for information regarding providers, services, classes and events at Memorial Hospital our rural health clinics and rehab center. 

Calendar & Classes

Memorial Hospital offers many free classes including Diabeties events, Prenatal Classes, Health Fairs, and more. Be sure to check our calendar for a full list of events.

Patient Portal

You can use this link to access your records for any visit you have had with us since February 26th 2018.  For more information click Learn More below.

> Memorial Hospital Hours of Operation

Main Entrance:

Monday-Friday 7:00am-5:00pm

(On weekends and after hours please use the ER entrance and registration desk.)

Emergency Room:
24 Hours, 7 Days a Week
Convenient Care:
Sunday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm
(Including Holidays)
Laboratory Patient Hours:
Monday-Friday 6:00am-6:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 6:00am-2:00pm
Visiting Hours: 
Sunday-Saturday 8:00am-8:00pm
(Visitor Pass Required After Hours)
Specialty Clinics: 
Gift Shop Hours:


Monday-Friday 10:00am-2:00pm
Cafeteria Hours:

Currently Closed to the Public Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Breakfast - 7:30am to 9:30am
Lunch - 11:15am to 1:00pm
Therapy & Sports Rehab Center:
Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Chester Clinic & Steeleville Family Practice
8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Closed on Holidays

Extended Hours

at the Chester Clinic

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays


Taking care of your health


Memorial Hospital in Chester is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospital Organizations (JCAHO). In addition to an active staff of family practice medicine and general surgery, Memorial is proud to feature a wide range of medical specialties.

Memorial Hospital is a
Critical Access Hospital

Memorial Hospital is a 25 bed critical access hospital. All rooms are private. We also have a 2-bed ICU.


To make an appointment for

Please call 618-826-4581

Ext. 1366.

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Our Healthy Kids Newsletter is a quarterly publication for our younger audience. This newsletter is circulated to the local schools throughout the year to encourage healthy habits. Each issue also contains a fun recipe for parents to create with their child.

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Policy Title: Office of Civil Rights Section 1557-Nondiscrimination Notice
Memorial Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex or sexual orientation. See Details

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NO TOBACCO ON CAMPUS Memorial Hospital in Chester is a tobacco-free campus. This means employees, patients or visitors will no longer be permitted to smoke or use tobacco products while on hospital property, including privately owned vehicles that are parked on hospital property.