About Polk Medical Center
Polk Medical Center is a 25-bed, critical access hospital located in Cedartown, Georgia. It serves all of Polk County, including the cities of Aragon, Cedartown and Rockmart, and western Bartow County, including Taylorsville.
As a critical access hospital, Polk Medical Center offers essential medical services to its surrounding community. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and provides 24/7 emergency services, family medicine, sub-acute rehabilitation, outpatient surgery and cardiac imaging. Convenient laboratory and radiology services and infusion therapy are also available. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Polk Medical Center offers health care services, supported by Floyd Medical Center and other providers under the Floyd Healthcare Management Inc. family.
According to the Georgia Hospital Association, Polk Medical Center is key to Polk County's economy:
- 20,000 patients annually
- 125 employees
- $13.6 million in direct expenditures
- $6.5 million annual payroll and benefits
- $31.5 million impact on local and state economy
Supplier and contractual relationships generate an additional 100 jobs and additional household earnings of $6 million annually.
Reports and Audits
Annual Report: 2017
Community Benefit Report: 2018
Community Health Needs Assessments: 2019 | 2016
Economic Impact: 2017