Economic Development

Economic Development


MEDICAL / HEALTH CARE

MERCY HOSPITAL: Mercy.net/fortscottks

Mercy has served Fort Scott and the surrounding communities since 1886. Today, the hospital is part of the seventh largest Catholic health system in the U.S. and is recognized as one of Truven's Top 15 Health Systems.

Mercy Fort Scott offers 60 inpatient rooms and a full continuum of services, including Mercy birthplace, cancer care, diagnostics, emergency medicine, family medicine, general surgery, home health, hospice, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, othropedics, pastoral care, pediatrics, radiology, therapy and telestroke. Mercy Convenient Care is a low-cost option for non-emergent health care needs.

Mercy is more than a center for healing; it's a community resource for learning to live a healthier life, thus extending and improving the quality of life for our community's residents.


DENTISTS

Three dental clinics provide family dental care.


OPTOMETRISTS

Two optometrists provide vision care.


CHIROPRACTORS

Five chiropractic clinics providing a wide range of services.


ASSISTED LIVING RETIREMENT COMPLEXES

Four facilities offer excellent housing for all income levels with transportation services and recreational programs.


INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES

Three homes offer many services including 24 hour nursing service.


UTILITIES

Gas/Electric/Phone

  • Natural gas is supplied by Kansas Gas Service.
  • Electricity is supplied by Westar Energy.
  • Telephone service is supplied by AT&T. Fiber Optics are in place for Fort Scott. Secondary carriers are available.

Water/Sewer

  • Water and sewer service is provided by the city of Fort Scott. The water and wastewater plants are new. Additional capacity is available.

City of Fort Scott
Department of Economic Development

Rachel Pruitt
123 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 151
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223 - 0550 Ext. 11
FAX: (620) 223 - 8100

The Bourbon County Economic Development Council, Inc. can also be
contacted through the City of Fort Scott Economic Development Department.