The Northern Neck boasts some of the best medical facilities in the region with a network of doctors, hospitals and specialty centers all within a short drive. Riverside Health Systems has a number of pediatric, general and elder care offices that have been cited as some of the best in the commonwealth.Additionally, Riverside has a full hospital in Tappahannock offering the latest in healthcare with a 24-hour Emergency Room and a full service facility including a special clinic for those with blood, liver or kidney disorders. In Kilmarnock you have Rappahannock General, recently acquired by Bon Secours. The facility offers quality, state-of-the-art health care in a convenient, friendly setting.Both hospitals are easily accessible and just minutes away from most homes on the Northern Neck. They were both just cited as two of the best hospitals in the country for their patient satisfaction scores as well as their level of care in specialized areas.
The Northern Neck also has a free health clinic, a dialysis center and an active Red Cross that is a constant in the community.Within an hour’s drive there are also major medical facilities in both the City of Richmond and Fredericksburg, including Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Bon Secours- Richmond, Richmond Medical Center, Henrico Doctors Hospital, Mary Washington Hospital, The Children’s Hospital of Fredericksburg, Pratt Medical and many more.
Each county of the Northern Neck has their own Emergency Medical Response department staffed by dedicated workers who only care for the well-being of their patients. Living on the Northern Neck can truly be good for your health in more ways than one!