Located in Louisville, Georgia, 46 miles from the GRU Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia, Jefferson Hospital is a 37-bed, full-service hospital that serves residents of Jefferson, Burke, Glascock and other surrounding counties from the time it was built in 1974. It is a member of Georgia Hospital Association's for Rural Health.
Jefferson Hospital has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) since 1999.
- The Georgia Regents University Cancer Center has launched an initiative seeking to reduce the burden of cancer among minority and underserved populations in Georgia.
- On March 3, area IHOP restaurants will once again offer a free stack of pancakes to guests for National Pancake Day - and raise money for the Children's Hospital of Georgia.
- Teen girls who live in rural areas are more likely than their male counterparts to have undiagnosed asthma and are at a higher risk of depression, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia say.