Walk-in services offered by Franklin Hospital at two convenient locations:




    Franklin Hospital
    3rd Floor
    201 Bailey Lane
    Benton, IL 62812
    (618) 435-9760
    Hours of Service:
    Monday - Saturday 8am - 6:30pm
    Sunday 12pm-6pm
    (holiday observations below)



    West Frankfort Family Healthcare Clinic
    309 W. St. Louis Street-Suite B
    West Frankfort, IL 62896
    (618) 932-2200
    Hours of Service:
    Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:30 pm





    Franklin Hospital Walk-In Clinic Holiday Schedule:
    We are closed on:
    - Memorial Day
    - July 4th
    - Labor Day
    - Thanksgiving Day
    - Christmas Day, and
    - New Year's Day

    Walk-In Overview

    Walk-In Care is designed for urgent medical needs that are not life threatening, but still require prompt attention. The service is intended to fill the gap between care provided during regular physician office hours and the Emergency Department. Walk-In Care supplements your primary care provider when you are unable to wait for the next available appointment.

    Typical minor illnesses or injuries that are appropriate for Walk-In Care include:

    Ear pain
    Eye irritation
    Fever or flu
    Minor cuts, scrapes and bruises
    Minor broken bones & fractures
    (i.e. fingers, toes)
    Skin rashes and infections
    Sore throat or cough
    Sprains and strains
    Urinary burning
    Vomiting, diarrhea or dehydration

    When to Seek Emergency Care

    Alcohol or drug intoxication or overdose
    Amputations or severe lacerations
    Bone fractures
    Facial or eye trauma
    Fever in newborn (less than 3 months old)
    Gunshot or knife wounds
    Heavy, uncontrolled bleeding
    Loss of consciousness
    Moderate to severe burns
    Poisoning
    Pregnancy-related problems
    Seizures or convulsions
    Serious head, neck or back injury
    Severe abdominal pain
    Severe chest pain
    Severe headache
    Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    Signs of heart attack or stroke
    Suicidal or homicidal feelings