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Front view of John C. Fremont Healthcare Department

About Us


John C. Fremont Healthcare District was established in 1947 and has been serving the Mariposa community (Mariposa County, parts of Madera County [Ahwahnee, Nippinawassee, & Oakhurst], Yosemite National Park, Fish Camp, Coulterville, Greeley Hill and Lake Don Pedro) with healthcare services since 1951.

John C. Fremont Healthcare District is the nearest hospital with emergency services for Mariposa County residents.

Our hospital is a 34-bed facility (18 acute beds and 16 long-term care beds) with a 24-hour emergency department and clinical laboratory. We have three clinics, our Fremont Family Physician clinic, Fremont Specialty Physician clinic and our Northside clinic.

We offer a variety of health services to care for our community: Acute patient care, bone density, cardiopulmonary, CT scan, education, Ewing Wing our five-star award winning skilled nursing facility, home health & hospice, imaging (bone density, digital mammography, ultrasound, CT), laboratory, MRI, respiratory therapy, Ryan White AIDS/HIV program, social services, surgery (outpatient) and ultrasound.

Our specialty services include: Cardiology, dermatology, dietitian, endocrinology, gastroenterology, immune deficiency diseases, marriage and family therapy counseling, nephrology, neurology, nutrition, oncology/hematology, physical therapy, podiatry, psychiatry, rheumatology.

Our emergency department treated over 7,100 patients last year, providing immediate treatment for heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolisms, rattlesnake bites, chest pain, allergic reactions, and asthma.

Minutes matter in an emergency. Our air ambulance helicopter service is available to rapidly transport patients who need critical specialized care from our healthcare facility helipad or from the scene of an accident. With this service we have reduced emergency response times by 25 minutes. The air ambulance helicopter service transported 337 patients last year.

On this website, explore our medical services, learn about our physicians, sign-up for our monthly newsletter, stay up to date with our events such as our monthly breast cancer support group, and much more.

We are here to care for our community, and we welcome your suggestions and comments.

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