Health Care

"Polk County offers the best of both worlds. World class health care access in a small town. Whether it's trauma care, acute care or just access to a general practitioner, the residents in Polk County are closer than many residents in large metro areas."

Polk Medical Center
Polk Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital located in Cedartown, Georgia and serving all of Polk County, Georgia, including the cities of Aragon, Cedartown, Rockmart and Taylorsville. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Polk Medical Center offers primary health care services, long-term care, occupational medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, sleep disorders diagnostics ans a senior enrichment program, all supported by the comprehensive health care provided by Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. A new Polk Medical Center facility is planned for a site on U.S. 278, a more central location for Polk County residents. The new building is expected to be in operation by 2014.

Floyd Medical Center
The Floyd family of health care services is a leading medical provider and economic force in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama. At the hub of these services is Floyd Medical Center, a 304-bed full-service, acute care hospital and regional referral center, and Polk Medical Center, a 25-bed critical access hospital in Cedartown. Floyd employs over 2,700 employees who provide care in over 40 medical specialties.

Floyd Medical Center's specialty services, including the Primary Stroke Center, Inpatient Diabetes program, Center for Joint Replacement and our Spine Surgery program, all are certified by The Joint Commission. Floyd also is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, Quality Breast Center of Excellence and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, and home to a state-designated Level ll trauma and emergency care center and a Level lll Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Floyd has specialty centers for Behavioral Health, Wound Care and Hyperbarics, Women's Services, Newborn Care, Pediatrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Intensive Care, Critical Care and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, all supported by comprehensive radiology, respiratory and laboratory services. 

Redmond Regional Medical Center
Redmond Regional Medical Center is a 230 bed acute care facility, serving as a referral source for all of northwest Georgia and parts of Alabama. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Including its healthcare partners, Redmond has over 245 physicians with more than 30 specialties and a support staff of approximately 1,200 associates. 

Redmond offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs, many of which are unique to the northwest Georgia region. Nationally recognized as a top cardiac care center, lifesaving open-heart surgery is regularly performed at Redmond. Other areas of excellence include emergency care, urology services, orthopedics, vascular care, an inpatient rehabilitation unit and more.

Harbin Cancer Clinic
At the Harbin Clinic Tony E. Warren, M.D. Cancer Center, we offer world-class physicians, innovative state-of-the-art technologies, and the kind of sensitivity that only a caring staff can provide. The Harbin Clinic Cancer Center is our effort to bring together physicians,treatments, and resources necessary to treat and cure cancer. At the core of our organization is our commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of people in our community.
Every physician, every nurse and every employee at the Harbin Clinic Cancer Center is here because they want to practice extraordinary medicine in an extraordinary place with extraordinary people. It’s with this vision and passion for care that we are working to cure cancer, one patient at a time.

The Polk County Health Department
another excellent source of expert medical attention. The department not only gives vaccinations and immunizations, it provides blood pressure clinics, diabetes clinics, chest x-ray clinics, prenatal clinics, and family planning assistance. Among its other numerous services are hearing, vision, dental testing of children, and tubercular skin testing.

Senior Care
 Rockmart Nursing and Rehabilitation, a 73-bed, skilled and intermediate care facility, Cedar Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation, a 100-bed, skilled and intermediate care facility, and Cedar Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation, a 116-bed intermediate care facility. Polk County's assisted living facilities Plantation South, a 28-room facility and Winthrop at Polk, a 30-room apartment facility. All convalescent homes are state licensed.