Homestead has been home to its own full-service hospital for decades, starting as James Archer Smith Hospital, Homestead Hospital is now an affiliate of Baptist Health South Florida. With an outstanding new state of the art hospital and medical campus opening in late 2006, Homestead Hospital is one of the community’s largest employers.
HealthSouth Regional Rehabilitation Hospital is another state-of-the-art medical facility, offering the finest care with modern technology. CHI Community Health center also offers family services and patient care.
Miami-Dade County has the largest concentration of medical facilities in Florida, with more than 34,000 health care professionals and 28 hospitals. Besides the major hospitals and research centers in the area, a number of walk-in clinics, nursing homes, adult congregate living facilities and home healthcare services are scattered throughout South Dade County.