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Putnam Community Medical Center is now HCA Florida Putnam Hospital. Our 99-bed acute care facility, located in Palatka, provides the latest technology with the assurance of highly trained, caring professionals to the residents of Putnam County. We have a 10-bed intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization laboratory, and 24-hour emergency department. We also provide inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.


Why people choose us

Our hospital is committed to offering advanced healthcare services with a compassionate, patient-focused approach in the Putnam County community.

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We live here and work here.


We provide high-quality care.


We're part of the Palatka community.



  • 10-bed intensive/critical care unit
  • Step-down care unit
  • Cardiac cath lab
  • Medical and surgical units
  • 24-hour emergency department
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services


  • Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Primary Stroke Center designated by The Joint Commission
  • Accredited in computerized tomography (CT), nuclear medicine and ultrasound by the American College of Radiology

Awards and recognitions

  • Blue Distinction Center in Knee and Hip Replacement by Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Emergency care

Our ER offers 24/7 full-service medical care with dedicated certified emergency nurses, an expanded triage area and intensive care services.

Learn more about our emergency care services 

Cardiac care

Our cardiologists are trained and experienced in treating a variety of cardiovascular diseases ranging from heart arrhythmias and congenital heart defects to heart failure and coronary artery disease. Some of the procedures we perform include angioplasty, device implants, intravascular ultrasounds and stenting.

Learn more about our cardiology services 

Preparing for your visit

We strive to inform patients about financial expectations regarding healthcare services and prepare them for upcoming procedures.

Patient financial resources
Our hospital is committed to providing useful information to our patients so you can understand the financial side of your healthcare needs.
Preregister for an appointment
We know your time is valuable, so we offer convenient online preregistration for services such as surgical procedures, mammograms and diagnostic tests and treatments.
Advanced care planning
When creating an advanced care plan, there are several aspects to consider. That's why we've put together a set of guidelines to help you make your plan.

For visitors

We want our patients' visitors to be informed and have pleasant experiences. To do that, we provide information regarding our visitor services and policies, guest Wi-Fi access, community partnerships and other resources.

Visitor services and policies 
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  • And more
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