Sovah Health - Martinsville
Sovah Health -- Martinsville provides residents of Martinsville, Henry County and the surrounding region with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services at its 220-bed, full service, acute-care community hospital and physician practices. Home to more than 22 medical specialties, the hospital offers 24-hour emergency services, critical care, interventional cardiology, surgical services, wound care/hyperbaric medicine, and medical and radiation oncology services. Sovah Health -- Martinsville is accredited by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Accreditation Services (Chest Pain Center, Heart Failure and Cardiac Cath Lab), by the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer and is a member of the Duke Heart Network and Duke Telestroke Network.
Martinsville offers ample public and private schools that provide sound educational support from primary through higher education. Nearby Patrick Henry Community College is fully accredited and offers a two-year program for those seeking associate's degrees or career certificates, an occupational/technical program for those seeking employment opportunities, and New College Institute provides access to bachelor and master's degrees from various universities and colleges throughout Virginia. Martinsville is also home to the Virginia Museum of Natural History, Piedmont Arts Association and the storied Martinsville Speedway. The area is a haven for fishermen and water sports enthusiasts. The 3,000-acre Philpott Lake boasts an undeveloped shoreline. The Smith River offers some of the best native brown trout fishing in the state. And Fairy Stone State Park offers 4,750 acres of hiking, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, tent sites, RV hookups, cabins and camping lodges. Just 45 minutes west is the Blue Ridge Parkway's 469 toll-free miles of natural beauty and pioneer history.