News & Events


August 15, 2017

(Springfield, Georgia) August 15, 2017—Effingham Health System is putting major emphasis on transforming healthcare for children in our community. As part of that commitment, Dr. Bailey Alford, is joining Effingham Health System as a full time pediatric physician. This is a “coming home” for Dr. Alford, who grew up in Guyton. “Dr. Bailey,” as her… Read more »

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Telemedicine is Transforming Healthcare for Children in Our Community

August 2, 2017

(Springfield, Georgia) July 27, 2017— For parents, getting school age children the medical care they need when they aren’t feeling well can be a real challenge. Beginning this fall, a new telemedicine program from Effingham Health System will give parents of Guyton Elementary and Springfield Elementary students the option to have their children “visit” the… Read more »

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New Effingham Orthopaedics Practice Opens in Rincon

Effingham Orthopaedics Practice—professionally staffed by Chatham Orthopaedic Associates physicians—is now open in Rincon. This collaboration provides residents of Effingham, and surrounding areas, access to extensive expertise in orthopaedics and sports medicine. Chatham Orthopaedic Associates’ physicians and providers offer general orthopaedic care and specialized treatment for sprained joints, broken bones, knee pain, foot pain, shoulder pain, arthritis, and other orthopaedic injuries and conditions. All in a warm and caring… Read more »

New Cancer Care Center Opens at EHS

Expert cancer care is coming to Effingham County. Effingham Health System is integrating the excellence of Savannah-based Summit Cancer Care in the new Cancer Care Center at Effingham Health System. Together they will offer medical oncology, including chemotherapy administration, and hematology services.

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EHS Campus Goes Tobacco Free

July 31, 2016

In an effort to help make our community a healthier one, starting October 1, 2016, Effingham Health System will become a Tobacco Free Campus.

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