Garden of Eatin’ Cafeteria

Normal business hours for the Garden of Eatin’ cafeteria are:

Monday – Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The cafeteria is open to staff and the public and features daily menu choices in addition to salad bar and grill options. The cafeteria accepts cash, debit/credit cards and hospital gift cards.


Gift Shop

The gift shop and snack bar located near the main hospital entrance is open to the public and offers a wide variety of gift items, home decor, fresh floral arrangements and snacks. This shop is operated by SWMC Auxiliary volunteers who use proceeds to purchase items needed for the hospital.

The gift shop’s regular hours are:

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Contact the gift shop at: 620-629-6899



Smoking Policy

Smoking and use of other tobacco products (including electronic cigarettes) is not permitted within the Southwest Medical Center facility. Patients and visitors wishing to use tobacco products may do so at any of the designated areas outside the building.

The designated location for patients includes:

     Medical Office Building Courtyard

     Outside the North exit of the Skilled Nursing Unit

     The designated location for visitors includes:

     East exit near Human Resources

     South parking lot at bottom of stairs


Visiting Liberal/Hotel Accommodations

For visitors to the area, information about the Liberal community can be found at the following sites:

City of Liberal website (
Liberal Chamber of Commerce website (
List of local lodging
Liberal, Kansas Economic Development (



Guest Wireless

Southwest Medical Center now offers wireless Internet access to visitors of the hospital. Click here for basic instructions on connecting your computer to the wireless network.

For wireless devices, choose the SWMC-Guest network, read the guest wireless disclaimer and accept in order to connect your device.