Public Wifi

The Decatur County Hospital provides free wireless Internet hotspots throughout the hospital. Please ask any member of our helpful staff for the password.

Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) lets you access the Internet without cables or wires. With a wireless networking card in your privately owned Laptop, PDA or any WiFi enabled device, you can go online from various locations in the downtown area. We support IEEE 802.11g, 802.11a (54 Mbps data rate) and 802.11b (11 Mbps data rate) connections.

As the configuration of each manufacturer’s device is unique, please refer to your documentation for connection instructions.┬áDecatur County Hospital staff can not be responsible for assisting you in making changes to your devices.

Security Warning and Disclaimer

WARNING: This free service is an open network provided for your convenience and its use is at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is NOT INHERENTLY SECURE. The providers cannot and do not guarantee the privacy of your data and communication while using the service.

There are potentially serious security issues with any computer connected to the Internet without the appropriate protection, ranging from viruses, worms and other programs that can damage the user’s computer, to attacks on the computer by unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using this service, you acknowledge and knowingly accept the potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an unsecured network. It is recommended that users take steps to protect their own computer system, such as installing current anti-virus software and maintaining appropriate firewall protection. For further information on how to protect yourself on this open network, consult a security professional.