Franklin-Southampton Area Chamber of Commerce

108 West Third Avenue Franklin, VA 23851 

Phone: (757) 562-4900   Email


Franklin and Southampton County offer a wide range of quality health care facilities and services. Southampton Memorial Hospital, a general hospital with private rooms, serves the needs of more than 28,000 area residents, offering acute care, skilled nursing care and long-term care on one campus. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and a wide range of medical specialties is represented on the medical staff.

In 2004 a $17.5 million addition opened housing emergency services, imaging, surgery and private patient rooms, along with a new entrance and registration area providing comfort and convenience for patients and families. New technology and equipment have enhanced the level of service and given the staff improved tools for diagnosis and treatment.

Healthcare is also available for family pets. Southampton Veterinary clinic provides quality care from shots to surgery for all types of animals. A retail shop located behind the clinic has items for pets and pet lovers as well as grooming and boarding.

Premium care can also be found at many other medical offices in the community. Lakeview Medical Center’s Franklin office offers expertise in internal medicine, dermatology, rheumatology and gastroenterology, The area has a chiropractor, six dentists, two optometrists, a physical/therapy/sports medicine clinic, a kidney dialysis center, two health departments, the Western Tidewater Mental Health Center, and two long-term health care facilities.


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