Yavapai Regional Medical Center, is a full service facility as well as a drop-in urgent care facility. When medical needs dictate, such as serious head trauma, a helicopter is available to quickly transport victims to specialized facilities in Phoenix. YRMC is rated top 3 in Arizona for hip surgery. The James Family Heart provides World Class heart surgery. Northern Arizona VA Health Care (pictured), provides inpatient and outpatient care at the Bob Stump VAMC in Prescott. Prescott also offers specialized professionals including chiropractors, acupuncturist and naturopaths.
Prescott enjoys what is undoubtedly the fairest four-season climates experienced in the U.S. - a mile above the oppressive desert heat of summer, yet warm enough to melt a snowfall off within a day or two in winter. Low humidity year-round benefits respiratory patients, yet there is enough moisture to support many square miles of Ponderosa Pine in the nearby National Forest. Many retirees come here from all around the nation to seek a healthier climate that would provide relief from their medical conditions. Not to mention Arizona gets more sunny days then Florida.