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ECU Health Invests in Edenton and Chowan County

Living in Edenton and Chowan County doesn’t mean that you have to forego access to quality healthcare. 

One of the perks for residents, retirees, and businesses that call Chowan County home is access to the award-winning ECU Health system, which includes ECU Health Chowan Hospital as well as a comprehensive network of doctors and specialists.

ECU Health Chowan Hospital is one of Chowan County’s major employers and prides itself on being “a hospital where a close, small town feeling combines with specialty services you might only expect from a big city facility” (ecuhealth.org). 

This modern, critical access facility is located in Edenton and offers specialty services including an emergency room department, an intensive care unit, an expanded labor and delivery suite, a radiology department, and a surgical center. So, whether families are celebrating the arrival of a new baby or need support for a medical emergency, ECU Health Chowan Hospital is equipped to meet their needs. 

From the beginning, ECU Health has had a vision of helping the people of eastern North Carolina live their healthiest lives. And this means all people. 

As their website states, “We are determined to reach the farthest parts of our communities to provide high-quality care.”They continually offer educational outreach programs within the community so that social issues that affect the quality of life for all residents, such as access to nutrition, are addressed.

ECU Health also provides access to comprehensive, award-winning, regional facilities which means the citizens of Chowan County are able to utilize a system of care that includes “1,708 beds across an academic medical center with two campuses, affiliated with The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.”

Not only that, this health system includes numerous outpatient facilities, home health, hospice and wellness centers, as well as a multi-specialty physician and provider group, which offers access to more than 500 providers in 100+ practice locations. ECU Health continues to invest in the economy and community life of Edenton and Chowan County because they see themselves as “more than a collection of buildings and team members. We’re neighbors, coworkers, relatives and friends. All living and working in this unique region we call home. Together, we work with patients and communities to provide outstanding care for eastern North Carolina.”

Their vision and commitment to our community make Edenton and Chowan County an even better place to call home.

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