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Medical & Healthcare

Hospitals

Lovingston is 30-45 minutes from 2 hospitals to the North: University of Virginia HospitalMartha Jefferson Hospital and 30-45 minutes from 2 hospitals to the South: Lynchburg General HospitalVirginia Baptist Hospital

Health Clinics

Blue Ridge Medical Center in Colleen offers services in the following areas: Primary Care, Behavior Health, Physical Therapy, X-ray and Lab, Telemedicine, Pharmacy, Rural Health Outreach Program and School Based Health Care. Stoney Creek Family Practice in Nellysford and Afton Family Medicine in Afton provide family medical care in the Rockfish Valley.
The Thomas Jefferson Health District provides public health services to the residents of Nelson County.

Medical & Healthcare Resources

The Nelson County Business Directory has a comprehensive list of medical practitioners, facilities and services.

Nelson County Prescription Discount Program

Nelson County citizens can save an average of 24% off the full retail cost of prescription medications that are not covered by traditional insurance plans, through the National Association of Counties (NACo) Prescription Discount Card Program.

  • Easy to Participate: There are no enrollment fees, forms to fill out, age or income requirements, or medical condition restrictions. One card covers the entire family for virtually all commonly prescribed medicine.
  • Free: There is no cost to the County, its residents or its taxpayers!
  • Everyone is Eligible: All Nelson County citizens can participate by presenting the ID card at a national network of more than 60,000 participating retail pharmacies* including:

Blue Ridge Medical Center Pharmacy – Arrington
CVS Pharmacy – Amherst
Rite Aid Pharmacy – Lovingston
Stoney Creek Pharmacy – Nellysford

Residents can print an ID card at www.caremark.com/naco or pick one up at the County Administrator’s Office and other locations around the County. Call toll free 1-877-321-2652 or visit www.caremark.com/naco for assistance with the program

*100 locations are within 50 miles in Nelson, Amherst, Madison Heights, Lynchburg, Appomattox, Waynesboro, Charlottesville, and Staunton


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