News & Events

EHS Named GA Small Hospital of the Year

November 3, 2022

PHOTO: Left to right: Monty Veazey, President and CEO, Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals; Dr. Fran Witt, President and CEO, Effingham Health System; presenter Matt McClure, Synovus Market Executive Northeast Atlanta; and LaMeisha Hunter Kelly, Executive Director of Strategic Business Development and Governmental Relations, Effingham Health System. Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals names Effingham Health… Read more »

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Breast Cancer Awareness Lunch & Learn 2022

October 18, 2022

This fun and valuable Lunch & Learn is all about Women’s Healthcare, with an emphasis on Breast Cancer Awareness. We capped off Breast Cancer Awareness Month with an extraordinary Lunch & Learn with guest speaker Margie Singleton and panelists Dr. Gregory Davis and Terrica McCullough, NP from #Effingham Women’s Health, and radiologist Dr. Christopher Hulsey.… Read more »

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July 26, 2022

(Springfield, Georgia) July 26, 2022— Renasant Bank is making a major donation to Effingham Health System (EHS) through Georgia HEART and the Georgia Rural Hospital Income Tax Credit 2022 Incentive for the second consecutive year. Mia Thompson, Market President and AVP for Renasant Bank in Rincon, recently presented a check for $50,000 to the EHS… Read more »

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EHS Receives American Heart Association Gold Plus Award

July 3, 2022

Effingham Health System is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality Stroke Care  Effingham Health System has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more… Read more »

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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: 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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