Sanford’s philosophy on wellness is that all residents should be well, feel well, and feel good about the healthcare services and support available. The city’s great central location offers easy access to a variety of world-class facilities and services within an hour’s drive, including Duke University Hospital and University of North Carolina Hospitals.
Sanford residents also have high-quality healthcare right in their own backyard with Central Carolina Hospital, which carries a notable reputation for excellent medical care. Dedicated to creating a well-centered community, Sanford and Lee County’s affordable, low-stress environment offers a wealth of recreational assets, medical services and resources that make it easy to stay fit and maintain good health—or even improve it.
Central Carolina Hospital (CCH) is a 137-bed facility with medical staff providing skilled services in 24 different specialty areas, combining local care and commitment with evidence-based quality. The hospital recognizes that quality care is convenient care, offering services like the innovative ER Express and Electronic Medical Record System, which provides patients digital access to their charts and medical histories.
According to recent data from CMS Hospital Compare, CCH achieved above the state and national average for improvement rates in heart attack and heart failure. The hospital also received a Primary Stroke Certification and accreditation from the Joint Commission, a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care.
Central Carolina Hospital’s Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center offers treatment and management of non-healing wounds, patient lifestyle education, and underlying disease education and detection. A team equipped with advanced training can provide patients with a care program that ensures the best treatment for a variety of conditions.
Patients are also offered the opportunity to participate in clinical trials incorporating the latest in proven methods and technologies to promote wound healing for diabetics and other high-risk patients.
Opened in October 2018, FirstHealth’s Sanford-Lee Campus offers a variety of healthcare services and specialties for Lee and surrounding counties.
Adjacent to the medical office building is a full-service fitness facility featuring an indoor walking track, indoor pool, functional weight area, cardio equipment, Les Mills™ group exercise classes, childcare facility, massage therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, and physical therapy.
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