Healthcare in Barrow County

Barrow County residents’ medical needs are met by several facilities offering a variety of services, from general to specific, which are mainly found in centrally-located Winder. Competent medical professionals are at your service to help ensure you and your family enjoy the best of health in Barrow County.

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow

Northeast Georgia Medical Center Barrow has been improving the health of Barrow County communities for more than 65 years, and joined Northeast Georgia Health System in 2017.  With 56 beds and a medical staff of more than 200 physicians, NGMC Barrow brings services modeled around the programs of excellence at NGMC Gainesville – Georgia’s #1 Hospital (Care Chex ®) – to Barrow County. These include emergency services, surgery and procedures, intensive care, outpatient surgery, respiratory therapy, wound care and imaging services.

Founded in 1951 and originally known as Barrow Regional Medical Center, the hospital has been recognized since 2009 by the Georgia Hospital Association as one of only 12 hospitals throughout the state to earn the Chairman’s Honor Roll.

316 N Broad St.
Winder, GA  30680
(770) 867-3400

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Northeast Georgia Medical Center Braselton

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia.  Through the services of a medical staff of more than 500 physicians, the residents of Northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state’s finest and most comprehensive medical services.

1400 River Place
Braselton, Ga  30517
(770) 219-9000

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Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

About 20 miles and 35 minutes by car from the Barrow County Chamber of Commerce is the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. This 360-bed regional referral center offers maternal/child services, imaging and surgical services, an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approved oncology department, a Level-2 Trauma Center, Level-3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and a nationally recognized cardiovascular program. Its medical staff of more than 250 professionals and 2,800 employees serve a 17-county service area in northeast Georgia, including Barrow County.  Founded by physicians in 1919 as a community hospital, Piedmont Athens Regional became part of Piedmont Healthcare on Oct. 1, 2016, expanding quality health services to our community.

1199 Prince Avenue
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 475-7000

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MedLink Winder

We are here to serve you! Our centers provide your community with basic primary care services, including; behavioral health - dental and pharmacy. You don't have to worry about the provider being in. All Centers are fully staffed year round and offer extended hours. However, each community has unique needs, so a center may offer specific services based on identified needs and available resources. MedLink Georgia, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer. MedLink Georgia, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, originally established as the Oconee-Oglethorpe Primary Health Care Center in 1976 under the Rural Health Initiative Program. The corporation is governed by a Board of Directors with representation from each county where centers are located. Day-to-day operations are managed by a Chief Executive Officer and administrative staff from the corporate headquarters in Colbert, Georgia. The corporation became a federally supported (USPHS Section 330) Primary Health Care Center in 1979 and uses this support to increase access to medical care for patients in northeast Georgia.  Behavioral Health Now Available! 

133 West Athens St.
Winder, GA  30680
(770) 867-6633
Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 7:00PM

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Piedmont Urgent Care, Barrow County

Offers same-day care with Piedmont Healthcare providers. Get treated for illnesses, aches and pains, minor injuries, vaccinations, and more. Open 7 days a week with extended hours at most locations. Affordable self-pay pricing and most insurance accepted. Priority given to appointments made online. Walk-ins welcome, based on availability

340 Exchange Boulevard
Bethlehem, GA  30620
(678) 963-7171
Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 7:30PM; Saturday - Sunday, 9:00AM - 6:00PM

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Barrow County Health Department

The Northeast Health District is comprised of 18 clinics within a 10-county region including Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Madison, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Walton counties. The goal of the Northeast Health District is to offer free or low-cost services to all people within our area and to promote healthy lifestyles among all member of our community. The Northeast Health District offers FREE or LOW-COST* birth control at all of its locations to all residents! In addition to the many birth control options through our Family Planning program, we now offer Nexplanon.

15 Porter St. E.
Winder, GA 30680
(770) 307-3011
(706) 254-7914 (Teen Text Line)
Monday, 8:00AM - 7:00PM; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM; Friday, 8:00AM - 2:00PM

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