Tug Valley ARH Hospital is a not-for-profit, 163-bed facility with 113 acute care and 50 skilled nursing facility beds. The hospital enjoys a solid reputation of excellence as a patient-oriented and community-centered healthcare provider. The hospital has excellent diagnostic equipment including new CT Scan and mobile MRI.
South Williamson, Kentucky, is located in the scenic Appalachian mountains in Eastern Kentucky on the border of West Virginia. The communities of Williamson, West Virginia, and South Williamson, Kentucky, have 15,000 residents with a service area of 60,000 and offer the appeal of small-town living. Continual improvement of the roads in the area has made urban areas such as Huntington and Charleston, West Virginia, easily accessible. We are positioned 96 miles from Huntington, West Virginia, 96 miles from Charleston, West Virginia, and 180 miles from Lexington, Kentucky.
The South Williamson/Williamson area is served by six public schools. Higher education is available at Pikeville College, Southern West Virginia Community College, and the Mingo County Vocational School, all of which are located within minutes of South Williamson. Williamson itself offers training schools for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and laboratory technician candidates.
The area offers numerous opportunities for fishing, boating, hiking, white-water rafting, swimming and ATV Trails. The Breaks Interstate Park offers a look at the beautiful “Grand Canyon of the South,” a five-mile river canyon believed to have been formed 250 million years ago. Jenny Wiley State Resort Park includes, among other things, Dewey Lake, a summer musical theater and a golf course. Other area attractions include Laurel Lake, Cabwaylingo State Park, and R.D. Bailey Lake.
Rated the #1 health system in Kentucky and West Virginia by Verispan in 2005, ARH is a not-for-profit system operating nine hospitals, physician practices, skilled nursing, home health agencies, HomeCare Stores and pharmacies in eastern Kentucky and southeastern West Virginia. With over 4600 employees and more than 500 affiliated physicians, ARH is a Provider of Choice in the communities it serves. ARH has been committed to promoting good health in Central Appalachia for nearly 50 years. If you are a physician seeking a high quality lifestyle and a high quality medical practice, then you have found a home with ARH. We invite you to join the ARH team!