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New freestanding emergency department planned for Chattooga County, Georgia

Nov. 25—Atrium Health Floyd has announced plans to establish a first freestanding emergency department in Chattooga County. Through a partnership with the Chattooga County commissioner's office and discussion with state elected officials, Atrium Health Floyd discovered there was a need for around-the-clock emergency care in rural communities in the area, such as Summerville, Trion and Lyerly. ...

25—Atrium Health Floyd has announced plans to establish a first freestanding emergency department in Chattooga County.Through a partnership with the Chattooga County commissioner's office and discussion with state elected officials, Atrium Health Floyd discovered there was a need for around-the-clock emergency care in rural communities in the area, such as Summerville, Trion and Lyerly."Atrium Health Floyd will fulfill an unmet need for the Chattooga County area."Floyd has been providing primary care and urgent care services in Chattooga County for nearly three decades — since 1994, now with five physicians and a nurse practitioner in the community and with extended hours.

In addition, Floyd has entered into long-term relationships with both Chattooga County schools and Trion schools, where we provide athletic trainers and other programs and support for school-aged children and their families," Stuenkel said."Our commitment to Chattooga County is well-demonstrated, and we intend to go to another level by providing this new freestanding emergency department.

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