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Laurel Fork

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About Tri-Area Community Health at Laurel Fork

Tri-Area Community Health Center at Laurel Fork, a primary health care provider, has been serving the Carroll County, Virginia community for over 25 years. Our medical and behavioral health providers are qualified to manage most medical problems that might arise, both acute and chronic, in all ages of patients. This care extends from pediatrics to adult and geriatric patients and includes minor surgeries, digital x-rays, routine laboratory testing and family planning.



(276) 398-2292

Fax: (276) 398-3331



  • 14558 Danville Pike
  • Laurel Fork, VA 24352

Our Hours

  • Monday 7:45 AM – 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:45 AM – 4:30 PM
  • For after hours medical concerns, call 276-398-2292

Medical Providers

William Bess, MD

William Bess, MD

Dr. William Bess graduated from the University of Miami Medical School in 1976. He then went to Philadelphia for an Emergency Medicine Residency from 1976-1979. After completing his residency in 1979 he moved back to Florida and formed an ER group and worked there until 2001.

He then worked doing cardiac stress tests and primary care before working in Urgent Care medicine for 10 years. Dr. Bess and his wife moved to Virginia in 2014 and he is very pleased to be working with the Tri-Area family.

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Jeffery Peele, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Peele attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before going to UTESA for medical school After graduation he did a 3 year residency in Family Medicine in St. Louis, MO, becoming Board Certified in 1989. He worked in Family Medicine for 9 years in St. Louis before relocating with his family to Orlando, FL. He practiced Family Medicine and Urgent Care medicine in Orlando for 25 years. He and his wife have relocated to the Laurel Fork area and he looks forward to bringing his 34 years of experience, knowledge, and skills to the patients of Tri-Area.

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Peele enjoys spending time with his family including 4 grandchildren. He and his wife are avid tennis players and enjoy travel. He enjoys a good glass of wine from time to time along with a variety of foods. “I have found the area to be very charming and I love the vistas I get on my drive to and from work. It has been a great experience and the people at TACH and the Laurel Fork area have been wonderful.”

Jacqueline Webb, CPNP

Jacqueline Webb, CPNP

Jacqueline Webb is a Board Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in the care of infants, children, and teens. Originally from Pennsylvania, she received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Virginia and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She joined the Tri-Area Community Health Center at Laurel Fork in 1994. She is certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support and is a Basic Life Support Instructor. She serves on the Carroll County School Health Advisory Board, and is the past President of the Twin County Prevention Coalition.

Dinah Perdue, FNP-BC

Dinah Perdue, FNP-BC

Dinah Perdue is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse graduating from Radford City Schools in Practical Nursing. She then obtained her Associate in Science Nursing from the College of Health Sciences in Roanoke her and Bachelor of Science Nursing from Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke. Continuing with her education, she completed a Master of Science Nursing from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. Dinah has many years of nursing experience in various fields.

A native of Indian Valley, VA, Dinah is married, has three children, and two granddaughters. She enjoys being outdoors, planting flowers, playing the piano and singing, church activities, and spending time with friends and family.

Donna Gibson, FNP-C

Donna Gibson, FNP-C

Donna was born and raised in Wythe County, Virginia and has lived with her family in Carroll County for over 30 years. She has practiced as an NP at our Tri-Area Laurel Fork location for over 8 years. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she practiced as an RN for 20 years at Twin County Regional Hospital in various roles including nursing on a Medical-Surgical unit, in the Emergency Department, in Performance Improvement, and as a House Supervisor. She received her BSN and MSN from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has ACLS certification.

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Jacquelyn Hinkley, FNP-C

Jacquelyn was born and raised in Carroll County. She has been a nurse for 11 years and a Nurse Practitioner for 2 years. Throughout her healthcare career she has worked in med/surg, GI, and primary care. She has been happily married for 13 years and has two children, ages 9 and 10. She is very passionate about taking care of people and feels it is her calling.

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Janessa Schoolfield, FNP-C

Janessa earned her Master of Science in Nursing specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Radford University in 2023 and has worked in various nursing roles, including most recently home health, inpatient nursing, and long-term care. She began her nursing journey in 2013 as a Licensed Practical Nurse from New River Community College. Next, she earned her Associate Degree in Nursing in 2016 from New River Community College and then her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Radford University in 2020.

Outside of work, Janessa enjoys spending time with family, hiking, traveling, kayaking, and especially cruising and spending time in the Caribbean.


Please call the clinic in advance to schedule your appointment. We know your time is valuable and it is our goal to minimize the waiting time for all patients. If you cannot keep an appointment, please give us as much advance notice as possible.

Or use our Appointment Contact Form

After Hours

Tri-Area Community Health offers an after-hours telephone service to give limited medical advice which may include recommendations for seeking emergency care. Refill requests will not be processed after-hours and no prescriptions for any controlled medications will be given.

To contact the provider on call, please call 276-398-2292.

If you require immediate medical attention, proceed to the nearest emergency room, or call 911 to contact your local rescue squad.