Welcome To Elbert Memorial Hospital

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Welcome to Elbert Memorial Hospital.
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Our Story

Elbert County was created by the Georgia State Legislature on December 10, 1790, from part of Wilkes County which had included lands formerly ceded by the Cherokees and Creeks in 1773. It was named for Samuel Elbert, noted general in the Revolutionary War and Governor of Georgia in 1785. After Elbert County was cut off from Wilkes County in 1790, three justices were appointed to select a site for the county courthouse. One of the justices was Stephen Heard, Governor of Georgia in 1780. He came from Wilkes County on horseback.

From Kerry Trapnell, CEO

“Elbert Memorial Hospital is dedicated to delivering the best possible healthcare services to our community. Our staff truly care for each and every patient and treat them all like family. Come grow with EMH and help keep healthcare local!"

Swing Bed Program

At Elbert Memorial Hospital, we are proud of to be one of the few hospitals in our area to offer a swing bed program for short term rehab. Our swing bed program provides interactive and quality care for patients who have undergone a surgery, hospitalization, or a decline in mobility function. Our process is patient-oriented with the focus on the individual's goals and the overall improvement of the patient's health.