While the City of Newton does not have a hospital, it is served by four medical clinics. These clinics have affiliations with Sarah Bush Lincoln Healthcare Systems (located in Mattoon, IL), St. Anthony’s Hospital (located in Effingham, IL), Richland Memorial Hospital (located in Olney, IL) and Marshall Clinic (located in Effingham, IL). These clinics provide medical examinations and treatments as well as x-ray, ultrasound, echocardiogram and laboratory services.
The Jasper County Health Department also provides behavioral health care services, immunizations, laboratory services and screenings. CVS and The Medicine Shoppe provide pharmaceutical products and services to residents. The community is served by several home health providers, an optometrist, a physical therapist, and two chiropractic clinics. Those include Wolf Eye Care, Champion Fitness, Tarr Chiropractic and Bloomberg Chiropractic.
Also located in Newton is integrated Therapy Services whom provides customized intervention therapies to children and their families. These therapies are focused around direct speech therapy, social work, developmental and music therapy. Newton is also home to the Newton Rest Haven (extended-stay nursing care facility) and the Villas of Holly Brook (independent living facility) to provide health care/living options for the aging population of Jasper County.
Article From: The City of Newton