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Supporting Local Healthcare Providers Who Ensure Access to Quality Services

Athens-Limestone Hospital, a 101-bed, state-of-the-art hospital staffed by more than 700 employees and approximately 150 physicians, is the primary health care resource for residents of Athens and Limestone County. Hospital staff provides general medical and surgical care for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room patients.

Athens-Limestone Hospital Areas of Specialty and Services

Educational Classes

Including diabetes education, individual nutrition education, childbirth classes, breastfeeding classes, and American Heart Association Basic Life Support classes

Mother & Baby Services

ALH was the first hospital in North Alabama to offer private LDRP suites designed so that each phase of the birth experience takes place in a luxurious, family-centered setting.

Wellness Center 

Serving the community since 1999 with group fitness classes, childcare, a 75-foot lap pool, heated therapy pool, physical therapy services, cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation, and massage therapy.

  • Emergency services

  • Diagnostic Imaging Services (Radiology), including general radiology, mammography, bone density, nuclear medicine, CT, MRI, and ultrasound
  • Laboratory services, including a blood bank, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, coagulation, serology, and phlebotomy
  • Sleep Disorders Center, which has been named among the best facilities of its kind by The Journal for Sleep Specialists
  • Pulmonary services, including breathing treatments, oxygen therapy, pulmonary function testing, arterial blood gas analysis, ventilator management, EEG, pulse oximetry, and MDI instruction
  • Surgical Services, with over 450 surgical procedures performed each month in the specialties of general surgery/vascular, orthopedics, obstetrics/gynecology, ENT/plastics, ophthalmology, urology, podiatry, gastrointestinal endoscopy, bronchoscopy, and pain management.

Urgent care via four locations throughout Limestone and Lauderdale Counties:

  • Medical East in the Limestone Medical Village facility in Athens

  • Tots & Teens for Pediatric Care in Harvest

  • Tennessee Valley Family Medicine in Ardmore

  • Rogersville Family Care in Rogersville

The centers provide treatment for minor illness and injury while also serving as an occupational medicine clinic providing pre-employment and department of transportation physicals, drug and alcohol screening, workers’ compensation treatment, spirometry, EKG, and pulmonary function testing.

Athens-Limestone Hospital is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Tier 1 hospital, recognized for having attained the highest level of compliance in the areas of quality awareness, patient safety, and financial awareness.