Lawrence County has a thriving medical community including a county-owned medical center, which includes a hospital, nursing home, specialty clinics and a childcare center.

Ranked 1st of 26 CAH Hospitals and 1st of 71 Statewide

Lawrence Health Services, located in Walnut Ridge, has been in operation since 1960 and has seen many changes including the addition of services, including a 24-hour emergency room; improvements in technology and equipment; and facility expansions and upgrades.
Walnut Ridge and Hoxie are also located within 30 miles of a major regional medical center.

Walnut Ridge is also home to Walnut Ridge Nursing and Rehab Center. The center offers long-term and short-term care.

Lawrence County also boasts skilled professionals in the fields of medicine, optometry, dentistry, mental health, chiropractic care, pharmaceuticals and ambulance service. For more information on individual providers, visit the Chamber of Commerce Member List.

You're Invited to Become a Member of the Lawrence County Chamber

BECAUSE – You are a a citizen doing business in this county and sharing in its prosperity. The obligations of business citizenship challenge every person and institution to subscribe actively to the advancement of the community of which they are a part.
BECAUSE – You prosper as our county prospers. By helping to build a thriving community your investment is strengthened and your opportunities are broadened. You have a personal interest in these objectives.
BECAUSE – Progress and prosperity depend on the development of a sound economic and social structure. These result from vigilant aggressiveness and a continuing program of activities designed to cultivate opportunities and capitalize advantages.
BECAUSE – The support of all business and professional men and women is necessary to bring about the economic improvement of our county and the civic and business development demanded by our modern standards of living.
BECAUSE – These goals can be reached only by united effort through an organization equipped to study and conduct a sound program of community progress.
BECAUSE – The Chamber of Commerce is the only organization consistently and exclusively engaged promoting the civic and economic development of YOUR community in Lawrence County. The Chamber is the only organization whose sole business is the business of business.