District Hospital was established in 1947 and
is a private non-profit forty-nine-bed acute care
community hospital located on the Belhaven waterfront.
Pungo District Hospital 's mission is to continuously
improve the health of the people of our region
by providing quality patient care.
The hospital provides medical care to patients
in eastern Beaufort and Hyde counties, with an
approximate patient population base of 25,000
and a service area of approximately 1,260 square
offered at Pungo District Hospital include acute
care, transitional care, intensive care, ventilator
care services, surgical/ endoscopy services, and
a 24-hour emergency care center. In addition,
Pungo District Hospital offers a wide range of
outpatient clinics and programs which include
a cardiology clinic, nephrology clinic, pulmonary
clinic, EKG/EEG, home health, sleep apnea program,
physical therapy, speech therapy, laboratory medicine,
mammography; imaging services, cardio-pulmonary
services, mental health services, nutritional
counseling, and patient education.
hospital currently employs approximately 130 full-time
people and is the largest single employer in Belhaven.
District Hospital has an affiliation with Beaufort County
Hospital , located 32 miles from Belhaven and is fortunate
to have Pitt County Memorial Hospital , a tertiary care
center, approximately 50 miles from Belhaven. Patients
requiring intensive/tertiary care are transported by a
mobile intensive care ground unit or by a helicopter provided
by Eastcare .