Southwest Virginia

Carilion Clinic Life-Guard awards Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department and Franklin County Public Safety with "Call of the Year" award

The Burnt Chimney Volunteer Fire Department and Franklin County Public Safety are being recognized by Carilion Clinic Life-Guard with the “Call of the Year” award for their response to a September 25, 2014 head-on collision on Burnt Chimney Road.

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Carilion hospitals receive four- and five-star ratings for patient satisfaction

Last month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its new rating system for hospitals, and Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital was among the top seven percent of hospitals nationwide.  It was the only hospital in Virginia to achieve a five-star rating for patient satisfaction and one of only 251 hospitals nationwide to receive the distinction. Two other Carilion Hospitals—Carilion New River Valley Medical Center and Carilion Giles Community Hospital—each received four-star ratings.

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