Quality healthcare is readily accessible in Lauderdale County. World-class hospitals in Memphis are only one hour away.

Lauderdale Community Hospital

Lauderdale Community Hospital is a certified critical access hospital, meaning it provides healthcare services in a rural, underserved community. The hospital recently opened a new 40,000-square-foot $20-million+, state-of-the-art, acute care hospital on U.S. 51 with the latest available technology. The facility has capacity for 15 acute care/swing beds and the ability to add another 10 beds when needed. LCH offers a broad range of services, including:

  • Emergency Room
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Acute Care
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Skilled Nursing
340 Asbury Ave.
Ripley, TN 38063
(731) 221-2200

Nearby Hospitals

Baptist Memorial Hospital – Tipton (17 miles)

Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women – Memphis (46 miles)

Saint Francis Hospital – Bartlett (40 miles)

West Tennessee Healthcare – Dyersburg (23 miles)

West Tennessee Medical Group Primary Care

This practice provides clinical and preventive services, including adult medicine. Additional services include annual exams and lab work, well-woman exams, chronic disease management, and DOT, pre-employment, and sports physicals.

320 S. Church St.
Halls, TN 38040
(731) 836-9303

The Satellite Clinic

West Tennessee Healthcare operates The Satellite Clinic one day a week in Ripley, offering free primary care, behavioral health, and substance abuse treatment. Non-emergency walk-in services include routine primary care, screenings and examinations, psychiatric and mental health treatment including medication and counseling, substance abuse treatment, peer services, and care coordination. The mobile clinic is fully funded through the "Project Rural Recovery" grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

UT Martin Ripley Center parking lot
315 S. Washington St.
Ripley, TN 38063
(731) 541-1600

Lauderdale County Health Department

Services include immunizations, primary care, nutrition education, and prenatal care.

500 US-51
Ripley, TN 38063
(731) 635-9711

University of Tennessee Nursing Mobile Health Unit

UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health is a mobile unit fully equipped as an outpatient clinic that is used to increase access to healthcare in Lauderdale and Lake counties. The unit is led by advanced practice nurses and operates in collaboration with local healthcare providers and community members. A family nurse practitioner provides both on-site and telehealth services to patients. Nursing students in UTHSC’s undergraduate and graduate programs are part of UTHSC Nursing Mobile Health care team while learning to deliver patient-centered care and promote health in these communities.

(731) 616-8866