Services at our hospital & health services
Services available at Snowtown Hospital , Yorke and Northern Local Health Network
For all emergencies phone 000
Snowtown Hospital is part of the Yorke and Northern Rural Region. Our hospital provides inpatient care in general medicine for adults and children, as well as palliative care.
COVID-19 drive-through collection centre
The COVID-19 drive-through collection centre is located at the Snowtown Hospital. The service is available from 3.00 to 3.30pm, 7 days a week. An appointment is required. Please call the Health Service on 8865 0100 to make a booking for a test. At time of booking your details will be collected. You will be asked to arrive at the Hospital at a designated time. Please remain in your car in the car park and nursing staff will ring you when ready to do the test.
Due to COVID-19 changes to services, visiting hours and visitor access now apply.
For more information see Yorke and Northern LHN response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
A 24-hour service is provided.
When you arrive at accident and emergency, you will be seen by the duty nurse and triaged to collect information and assess your illness or injury. Patients who require urgent attention may need to be transferred to another hospital with additional services.
In a medical emergency, it is important not to 'self present' to hospital. SA Ambulance Service emergency medical dispatch support officers can provide advanced first-aid advice over the phone while an ambulance is on its way to you.
The on call doctors are private general practitioners and at some hospitals the doctors require payment of a gap fee. Please bring your Medicare card and concession cards when accessing emergency departments.
Parking is available onsite.
The building is wheelchair accessible and there are toilets for people with disability. Please ask at Reception.