Healthcare 2018-02-11T01:28:59+00:00

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.


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.

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

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