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Community Health Needs Assessment & Implementation Plan

Click Here to Download the 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment & Implementation Plan Anyone wishing to submit written comments regarding the Community Health Needs Assessments please click the link: https://georgiasouthern.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2fwUyoRqhrCysaq. Note: Your comments will be provided to the hospital without identifying information.   Click Here to Download the 2019 Health Needs Assessment & Implementation Plan


Notice of Public Hearing

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on July 7, 2022, in the Kieffer Hall Community Room at Effingham Hospital, 459 GA 119, Springfield, Georgia 31329, concerning the issuance by the Effingham County Hospital Authority (the “Authority”) of its Effingham County Hospital Authority… Read more »


Dr. Fran Witt to Lead Effingham Chamber Board of Directors

June 28, 2022

Effingham County, GA – The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce announced Dr. Fran Witt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Effingham Health System, will serve as Chairman of its board of directors for 2022-2023. The new board terms of office begin July 1, 2022. Dr. Witt has served on the chamber’s board since 2018. Under her… Read more »

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Employee & Leadership Awards for 2022

May 10, 2022

Effingham Health System honored all of our Nurses, the entire Hospital Team, and Effingham Care & Rehabilitation Center’s Skilled Nursing staff with special national celebrations throughout May. Effingham Health System also recently honored a select group of employees that have excelled in their positions during this exceptionally challenging year. They have demonstrated professionalism, dedication, compassion,… Read more »

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A Letter From Our CEO for Nurses/Hospital/Skilled Nursing Care Week

May 9, 2022

Dear Staff and Members of Our Community, As we celebrate National Nurses Week, National Hospital Week, and National Skilled Nursing Care Week, I want to express my sincere gratitude to our Healthcare Heroes. Our team has been through the healthcare storm of the century, yet they have delivered excellence at every turn. During the first two years of this… Read more »

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EHS Designated Level III Emergency Cardiac Care Center

October 26, 2021

EHS is now a Designated Level III Emergency Cardiac Care Center. In spite of the challenges they have faced throughout the pandemic, our entire Emergency Department Team has worked hard to earn this important designation. Congratulations to Dr. David Kieffer, Chief of Emergency Medicine, and his team of Emergency Medicine physicians and providers, and to… Read more »

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EHS Receives National Stroke Award

August 23, 2021

Effingham Health System earns national recognition for efforts to improve stroke treatment The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines SilverPlus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients SPRINGFIELD, GA— Effingham Health System has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Award for their commitment… Read more »

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