Details: Established in 1993 and opened for business in 1994, East Georgia Healthcare Center, Inc. (EGHC) is a non-profit community-based medical facility with locations in Baxley, Vidaila, Metter, Mt. Vernon, Reidsville, Soperton, Statesboro, Swainsboro, and Wadley Georgia. It is the mission of East Georgia Healthcare Center to provide primary and preventative care in a courteous, professional, and personalized manner.
Details: Emanuel Medical Center opened in 1952. It is currently licensed for 72 acute care beds and 12 bassinets. In 1970 a 49-bed long-term care facility was opened as the Emanuel County Nursing Home. Twenty-four private rooms were added to the facility in 1972. In 1983 extensive renovations were completed that touched almost every patient care area of the hospital and added a seven-bed intensive care unity. Additionally, a $2.1 million renovation project was completed in 1993, which gave EMC a new exterior as well as a new interior. On January 1, 1996, the name was officially changed to Emanuel Medical Center.