Washington County Hospital and Medical Group
Washington County Hospital is a 22 bed Critical Access Hospital (CAH) that is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). CAH status allows the hospital to receive better reimbursement for Medicare patients, assuring its financial stability. Washington Count Hospital provides acute care, swing/skilled care, surgical services, and the full range of ancillary services that include CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, ultrasound, mammography, bone density screening, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, and physical therapy. The hospital also operates a 28 bed long term care unit and a 24 hour physician staffed ER.
Nashville is conveniently located in Southern Illinois, only 52 miles from St. Louis, MO. Nashville is a clean, family oriented community within sites of the big city of St. Louis. Nashville’s friendly downtown offers an array of shopping including adult and children's clothing, hardware, shoes, building and auto supplies, and appliances. If you can’t find what you’re looking for in Nashville, Fairview Heights’ large shopping district is only 40 minutes away. Nashville’s low cost of living and low housing prices will allow you to maximize your income. Housing options range from historic homes to new, modern subdivisions. There are many opportunities for recreation in the local area. Recreational activities include golf, swimming, boating, camping, fishing, playgrounds, ball fields, and a local movie theater. Supplementing the county's facilities are nearby Carlyle Lake - 24 miles north, Rend Lake - 30 miles east, Kincaid Lake - 55 miles south, and Crab Orchard Lake - 60 miles south. Nashville offers excellent educational opportunities for your family. The area schools are well known for their academic achievement and extracurricular and athletic prowess. Students consistently score above average on state and national achievement tests. Nashville offers private and public schools. Nashville is also located within driving distance of a variety of universities and vocational schools.