A sense of well-being is vital to the health of any community. Fauquier County affords residents an excellent medical care system, offering approximately 164 physicians associated with Fauquier Health, and 22 dentists.
In addition, two nursing homes are available in the County, as well as 6 assisted-care facilities, a free clinic, hospice and a mental health clinic. Specialized services are available through the Health Department and include speech and physical therapy, family planning, prenatal care, and inspections.
Fauquier Hospital, the pinnacle of the County’s health system, maintains an excellent reputation for its comprehensive medical services, advanced diagnostic equipment and facilities. Here, the scope of services includes general acute care, 24-hour emergency services, intensive care unit, pharmacy, outpatient surgery, emergency evacuation helicopter, The Birthing Center, full-service home health care and a lifeline service for the elderly.
Nearby hospitals include Fairfax Hospital, Prince William Hospital and Winchester Memorial Hospital, as well as world renowned medical centers and teaching hospitals, including:
- University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
- Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
- George Washington University Hospital, Washington, D.C.
- Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
- National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD