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Southern Tennessee Regional Health System - Pulaski

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Pulaski, Tennessee

Built on a beautiful hillside in the rolling pastureland of the Tennessee Valley, Southern Tennessee Regional Health System (STRHS) - Pulaski is by far one of the most beautiful healthcare campuses in the south. Settled in 1809 and named for Polish born American Revolutionary War hero Kazimierz Pulaski, this classic southern American city has a vibrant arts community, a strong economy, great schools, and is one of the largest cattle producing counties in the state. If you want to see a charming, throwback southern community, visit Pulaski, Tennessee.
 

Population: 9,000

The Hospital

STRHS - Pulaski is emblematic of how impactful modern, rural healthcare can be on a community, offering innovative and highly progressive healthcare available to a small but growing community.. As one of the county’s largest employers, this 95-bed facility boasts a state of the art digital imaging department, a fully staffed 24-hour Emergency Room, a fully equipped obstetrics unit, a geriatric care wing, and full offering of inpatient and outpatient therapy services.

 

The STRHS team is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and was recently designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Cardiovascular Patient Care, the accrediting arm of the American College of Cardiology, and a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness. To earn these distinctions, the entire staff must participate and be fully involved in the application process. STRHS is currently working to be named a “Top 100” places to work in healthcare.

 

From the hospital’s restaurant quality cafeteria to the newly added public disc golf course, it only takes one visit to recognize that the STRHS – Pulaski campus is very special place. The entire hospital team is proud to provide access to state-of-the-art healthcare in a professional, clean, safe and healthy environment to the small but growing community.

To learn more, visit www.southerntennessee.com

The Community

Considered the “Land of Milk and Honey” for its bountiful hillsides and gorgeous pastureland, Pulaski is sitting at a culture crossroads where an increasingly diverse population is bringing new and different ideas to this charming southern town. Economically speaking, larger industries are being replaced with a more diverse, small business community dedicated to smaller batch, craft manufacturing and artisan hand made products. Culturally speaking, a boom in the local art scene is spiking the population with young families fleeing the hustle and bustle of suburban Nashville and Huntsville driving improvements in the local public school system. Living in modern Pulaski offers a small town feel while maintaining access to the amenities of city living.

 

Pulaski is known for being the home of Sam Davis, famed civil war spy, and is recognized as one of the most famous intersections of early Native American trading routes. Locals enjoy shopping on the historic square and dining in one of the many “Farm to Table” restaurants taking up residence. The community is very active and hosts regional soccer, football, and baseball games at historic Sam Davis Park. The newly formed Giles Arts Council and the highly active Chamber of Commerce are leading the booming arts movement, helping with the restoration of one of the South’s oldest standing opera houses and organizing large outdoor arts festivals. To learn more about the events in Giles County go to www.gilescountychamber.com.

 

Giles County is also the home of Martin Methodist College, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, and a continuously improving public school system. Having a major college in town, means that the locals can enjoy a diverse range of traditional and international college sporting events and connecting with the many students that come to Pulaski from Ireland, England, Australia, and Columbia, to name a few.

Recreation

The indigenous flora and fauna of the area are a huge draw and tourism is a major economic component to the ever-expanding local economy. With four distinct seasons, the average person in Giles County enjoys being outdoors 10 months of the year while the hardcore take advantage of the bountiful hunting, fishing, and hiking year round. Cyclists come from miles around to train on the endless, hilly country roads and mountain bikers enjoy the challenge of traversing the many pastures and blue streams that cross the wonderful landscape. It’s hard to come to Giles County and stay indoors. To learn more about our tourism visit www.destinationgiles.com