Most medical needs of Polk County residents can be met by the comprehensive care provided by Floyd Healthcare Management, specifically at the Joint Commission-accredited Polk Medical Center. Polk Medical Center offers primary healthcare services, long-term care, occupational medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy and rehabilitation services, sleep disorders, diagnostics and a senior enrichment program. Late 2014 heralds the opening of a new Polk Medical Center facility on U.S. 278, a more central location for residents. The new 65,500 square-foot, 25-bed hospital offers a 12-room ER, surgical program, expanded diagnostic and imaging services including women's diagnostics, centralized registration and waiting rooms, with plenty of space on site to grow.

Additional needs can be met at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Georgia, a 304-bed full-service acute care hospital and regional referral center that offers such services
as a Primary Stroke Center, Inpatient Diabetes program, Center for Joint Replacement and a Spine Surgery
program, all certified by
the Joint Commission.

Floyd also is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, Quality Breast Center of Excellence and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and home to a state-designated Level ll trauma and emergency care center and a Level lll Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Floyd has specialty centers for Behavioral Health, Wound Care and Hyperbarics, Women's Services, Newborn Care, Pediatrics, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Intensive Care, Critical Care and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, all supported by comprehensive radiology, respiratory and laboratory services.

Also in Rome, Georgia, Redmond Regional Medical Center is a 230-bed acute care facility, fully accredited by the Joint Commission. Nationally recognized as a top cardiac care center, lifesaving
open-heart surgery is
regularly performed at Redmond. Other areas of excellence include emergency care, urology services, orthopedics, vascular care, an inpatient rehabilitation unit and more. Redmond has more than
245 physician partners with more than 30 specialties and a support staff of approximately
1,200 associates.

The Harbin Clinic Tony E. Warren, M.D. Cancer Center combines personalized cancer treatment with multi- disciplinary patient care, innovative technologies, ground-breaking research and prevention to provide exceptional cancer care. The integrated center brings together a multispecialty cancer treatment team of experts to ensure unparalleled care. Harbin Clinic Cancer center is a hub for testing, treatment, research, education, support and prevention, uniting our community in the fight against cancer. Harbin Clinic also offers services in Cedartown – a dialysis center, family medicine center and internal medicine services – at 14 Cherokee Road, Cedartown, (770) 749-9600.

Another excellent source of medical attention is the Polk County Health Department, which offers vaccinations and immunizations, provides blood pressure clinics, diabetes clinics, chest x-ray clinics, prenatal clinics and family planning assistance. The department also provides hearing, vision and dental testing of children and tubercular skin testing.

Senior Healthcare

Polk County senior adults have a solid healthcare safety net in place whenever it is needed.