Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg is a 65-bed facility offering general
medical services that include 24-hour emergency care and a newly completed
21-bed intermediate care facility for the elderly. The Roanoke Memorial
Hospital helicopter transport unit also services the hospital.
Giles County also has a 60-bed nursing home in Rich Creek that provides
long-term care to elderly residents and a retirement home in Narrows that
accommodates 31 residents.
Twelve physicians and eight dentists practice in the county.
The county has four independent library systems in Pearisburg, Narrows, Glen
Lyn and Pembroke with a combined collection of over 40,000 volumes. Area
residents can also utilize the library facilities at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and
nearby Radford University.
A variety of shopping opportunities are available to area residents.
Approximately 200 retail outlets are dispersed throughout the county. A broad
mix of retail establishments can be found in the downtown areas of Pearisburg,
Narrows, Rich Creek and Pembroke, and in the two shopping centers located
in the county.
Roanoke Regional Airport
Provides commercial flight service and air cargo transportation and is under an hour away.
New River Valley Airport, Dublin
Norfolk Southern Railroad provides
service throughout the area and remains a leader in rail transportation.
Giles County Technology Center
A vocational school, focuses primarily on providing formal preparation for skilled, technical, or professional occupations.
- Giles County Public Schools
- Virginia Tech
- Radford University
- New River Community College
- Bluefield College
- Concord College
Carilion Giles Community Hospital
Tied with Virginia Hospital Center for the highest percentage of patients awarding top scores for patient care. 76 % of patients awarded the hospitals a 9 or 10 on patient care, the highest percentage in the state.
In June 2011, the CGCH Emergency Department was named a 4-Star Award Winner for Overall Quality of Care in Emergency Department Services by Professional Research Consultants, Inc. (PRC). The award is an indication of the excellence in care provided at CGCH each day.
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