Health Care & Medical Facilities
People who work and live in Goochland have access to first-rate medical care. Nineteen acute and special-care hospitals serve the Greater Richmond region. These facilities include the world-renowned Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center. The 865-bed VCU Medical Center includes multidisciplinary centers for cancer, cardiology, neurosurgery and transplantation.
Richmond is also home to a children's hospital and a Veteran's Administration hospital.
University of Virginia Hospital
The University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville is within an hour's drive of the county. It offers 570 beds and a broad spectrum of medical services including trauma units, intensive and coronary care, neonatal care and emergency treatment.
West Creek Emergency Center
The West Creek Emergency Center opened May 1, 2012. The Center is located on a 60-acre site near the intersection of State Route 288 and Tuckahoe Creek Parkway. The 10,000-square foot ER is staffed by physicians and clinical staff who have special training in emergency medicine. In addition to emergency services, the Center can perform outpatient imaging and blood work.
Routine Medical Care
A number of doctor's offices, dentists and clinics are scattered throughout the county, providing residents easy access to routine medical care. The Goochland County Health Department provides public health services as well.
Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services offers quality medical and dental services for adults who are uninsured and cannot afford care.