Welcome to the new online home for Effingham Health System and Skilled Nursing Center!
We are proud to be your primary source for healthcare and wellness programs in the community and we continually strive to be a center for healthcare excellence here in the center of Effingham County.
The hospital's main campus offers an advanced emergency medicine program, a full complement of diagnostic services including laboratory and imaging, surgery, inpatient care and a host of outpatient rehabilitative programs. We are also pleased to carry on our long-standing tradition of caring for our friends and neighbors needing skilled care during their senior years. We are convenient and highly accessible to you...close to home.
You can also find Effingham Health System out in the community. Our New Open MRI Center and Out-Patient Imaging Center are both located in nearby Rincon, offering you and your provider advanced imaging technology and fast reporting of results. Our dedicated and growing team of primary care providers can be found in Springfield, Rincon and now, Port Wentworth.
Something else you may not know about Effingham Health System is that we are a designated Critical Access Hospital (CAH). There are over 1200 CAHs in the U.S. and 34 here in Georgia. CAHs are considered necessary community hospitals through a special program derived by the Federal Government. The life-saving care we provide through our Emergency Department is essential to the growth of our community. Effingham Health System is also accredited by the Joint Commission, the organization that accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs. The Joint Commission is widely recognized as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization's commitment to meeting the highest of performance standards.
Be assured that you and your family will receive quality, compassionate and advanced levels of medical care available to you 24 hours each day and every day of the year. We recognize that you have many options when it comes to your healthcare. We thank you for choosing Effingham Health System.
Norma Jean Morgan
Chief Executive Officer & Nursing Home Administrator