Since 2014, Polk Medical Center has been serving all of Polk County’s residents including the nearby cities of Aragon, Cedartown, Rockmart and Taylorsville. The 25-bed critical-access hospital sees 20,000 patients annually. It houses a 13-bed emergency department, including two trauma rooms, imaging services, a fully-functioning laboratory, a surgery wing with two operating rooms and a helipad for emergency transportation.
- Average Daily Census: low 20s
- Number of Beds: Operates 25-bed inpatient
- EMR: Cerner
- No ICU; No Specialist
- 10-hour Shifts
- 2 APCs Work 7 on/7 off
Cedartown is located in Northwest Georgia approximately 20 miles from Rome, Georgia. Cedartown offers a variety of outdoor activities including the Big Spring, Silver Comet Trail, running 61 miles through Polk, Paulding and Cobb Counties and the Pinhoti Trail a 300 plus-mile long distance hiking trail. Freshen up on Georgia history by visiting the Historic West Cinema, Hawkes Children’s Library, the historic downtown area or Sterling Holloway’s birthplace, the voice of Winnie the Pooh.