Toccoa is a regional medical center for a five-county area. Medical facilities include the fully equipped Stephens County Hospital, 24-hour emergency services, a managed-care center, Toccoa Clinic, the full range of diagnostic services and numerous physician specialties and family practitioners and a professionally staffed health department.
Stephens County Hospital
Stephens County Hospital is a 96-bed, acute care, not-for-profit community medical/surgical facility. The hospital offers advanced services and procedures typically found in large, regional medical centers including 24-hour laboratory services, respiratory therapy services and radiology.
Radiology services include nuclear medicine, CT scanner, Open MRI, digital mammography and ultrasound with vascular capabilities.
Inpatient services include medical, surgical, intensive care, intermediate care, obstetrics and pediatrics.
Stephens County Hospital also offers inpatient and outpatient comprehensive rehabilitation services through Southern Rehab Services, including physical, speech, and occupational therapy to patients who have disabilities due to an accident or injury, stroke, amputation, arthritis or other physical illness.
Surgical services are provided in five operating rooms plus an additional procedure room. Outpatient surgical patients recover in a 10-bed outpatient recovery area prior to discharge.
The pediatric department, known as New Impressions, is an award-winning Family Centered-Maternal Child Unit with full obstetrical services and Kids Korner decorated and designed just for children.
The hospital also offers Vascular Ultrasound for diagnostics, an updated and upgraded Pulmonary Function Unit, Epiphany computerized storage and remote interpretation of EKGs, updated Vitek bacterial identification and anitbiotic susceptibility equipment and upgraded Stryker arthroscopy and eletrocautery equipment.
Stephens County Hospital believes providing for the continuing needs of the senior citizen population is part of its mission. These needs are addressed in two state licensed personal care homes. The Wilkinson Center is a 40-bed facility and the Clary Care Center provides 42 beds. These centers provide private resident accommodations, central community rooms for activities, spacious lobbies for visiting with friends and families and large dining rooms where meals are served. Located on the campus of Stephens County Hospital, just seconds away from state-of-the-art health care, both centers feature fully trained, 24-hour professional staff.
The Stephens County Health Department serves all residents of the county and its services are available to everyone regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political belief, disability or sex. The department charges minimal fees for its services.
The health department provides general health services such as immunizations, well baby check up, health check, hearing/vision/dental screening, dental services for children, blood pressure checks, laboratory services, screening and referral services for refugees, family planning, women's health, pregnancy tests, prenatal care, presumptive eligibility Medicaid, perinatal case management, mammography, Breast Tests and More, STD/HIV testing, treatment and counseling, tuberculosis screening and treatment, teen clinic, international travel clinic, WIC (Women, Infants and Children).
Services are available to anyone. Some services are based on a sliding scale. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, Peachcare, cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover for payment. For more information on these services see contact information below.