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Health & Wellness
                          in union county

A ccess to quality health care is an important issue
          when your family is moving to a new area. But
          quality health care isn’t an issue in Union County
– there’s an abundance of it.

More than 300 physicians practice in          Union provides an array of specialized         delivery of care at Carolinas HealthCare
specialties from cardiology to radiology,     health services, including access to Levine    System Union. In November 2014,
from endoscopy to rehabilitation. The         Cancer Institute, Levine Children’s Hospital   Carolinas HealthCare System Union opened
county also has health professionals in       and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute, an      a state-of-the-art Women and Children’s
chiropractic, podiatry, optometry, dentistry  acute care hospital, long-term care facility,  Center that offers personalized healthcare
and other fields. Although all physicians     behavioral health center, a state-of-the-art   experiences for women and children of
have offices in Union County, some are        women’s and children’s center and several      all ages. Providing high-quality care in a
based in nearby Charlotte and hold non-       community-based physician practices.           family-centric environment, the Women
daily hours in Union County. Residents have   The 247-bed facility is located in Monroe,     and Children’s Center features 24 labor,
choices in hospital care, emergency care      NC, and is recognized by residents of          delivery, recovery and post-partum (LDRP)
and long-term care.                           Union County and the surrounding area          suites; a private entrance for moms-to-be
Many local medical facilities are affiliated  as an accessible and dependable source         and their families; a special care nursery
either with Carolinas Healthcare System or    for quality care. In an effort to pair         staffed by board-certified neonatologists;
Novant Health. Two area hospitals provide     personalized medicine with an advanced         specialty retail shop; and a family-style
an array of specialized services.             level of care, Carolinas HealthCare System     waiting lounge, complete with a fireplace,
For more than 50 years, Carolinas             Union is continuing to add new services        bistro, internet café and children’s play
HealthCare System Union has been              and more specialized physicians so Union       area.
committed to a single purpose – improving     County residents don’t have to travel far for  Carolinas HealthCare System Union
the health of individuals, families and       their healthcare needs.                        continued their commitment to provide
communities throughout Union County           Major expansions and significant               unparalleled services to the families in
and the surrounding area. As part of this     improvements over the past decade have         this community when Levine Children’s
commitment, Carolinas HealthCare System       led to better service and more efficient       Hospital began providing inpatient care
                                                                                             at the hospital. Known as “hospitalists,”

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