There are two big hospitals in the Saale-Orla-District.
The Thüringen-Klinik Pößneck has a Department of Internal Medicine, a Trauma Unit, an Intensive Care Unit, Departments of Surgery, Anaesthetics, Radiology, as well as Physiotherapy and an out- patient clinic for pregnant women with midwifes.
The Krankenhaus Schleiz employs Departments of Surgery, Internal Medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Anaesthetics and an Intensive Care Unit.
Besides that, there are 106 physicians working in private practices in the Saale-Orla-District. 67 of them are general practitioners - according to the “Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Thüringens”.
In 1994 the MEDIAN Klinik was opened in Lobenstein. It offers in- and out-patient treatment regimen for Orthopaedic and Psychosomatic patients.
Since 2002 the ARDESIA-Therme (hot springs) has also been in Lobenstein. Hot springs and moor used as natural remedies in combination with an appealing sauna area and extensive waterpark and a modern treatment area create ideal conditions for a stay at this health resort.