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Forrest General is accredited by DNV Healthcare

Welcome to Forrest General Hospital

Forrest General is a 512-bed facility located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, that provides regional health services to a 19-county area. Generations of Pine Belt residents have counted on Forrest General, and today's generations continue to rely on the comprehensive care offered through the hospital's constantly expanding range of healthcare services. 

Have you met Iris?

Iris is an Internet application that allows you to have convienent online access to portions of your medical record and allows you to engage in certain online communications with your health care provider. Iris is a service provided to you by Forrest Health.


Forrest Health facilities currently offering Iris include Forrest General Hospital, Lincoln Center Clinic, OB/GYN Group, Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, The Orthopedic Institute and Tylertown Family Clinic. For more information on Iris, click here.  



See what is happening at Forrest General Hospital! Click on the buttons above for details about upcoming events.

Forrest General Hospital recently received a Patient Safety "Top 100 Hospital" Quality Award for Overall Medical Care from CareChex® a division of COMPARION.
For more information on CareChex® and to view our other awards click the image above.


Please navigate around our site to learn more about Forrest General's available services. If you need more information, please call FGH OnCall at 1-800-844-4445 between the hours of 3 - 8 p.m., Monday through Friday, or send an e-mail.


Football 101
Learn about the game of football. Other activities for the ladies include: learn hand signals, tour...

Parkinson's Support Group
Support Group for those with Parkinson's and their caregivers. Meets on the first Wednesday of each...

Mommie & Me – Just Movin’-Mini Session
The Mommie & Me classes give mothers and their babies the opportunity to interact and exercise...

     ...more classes and events

Forrest General honored with Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award
Forrest General has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award...

Forrest General receives Patient Safety “Top 100 Hospital” Quality Award for Overall Medical Care
Forrest General Hospital ranks in the Top 100 hospitals nationwide for patient safety in Overall...

Forrest General’s Family Medicine Program Welcomes its First Class of Physicians as the hospital...
Forrest General Hospital is pleased to announce the first class of graduate physicians for its NEW...

     ...more news

Forrest General is certified as a Primary Stroke Center by DNV Healthcare, Inc.

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