Growing with a growing population.


Fannin County’s medical facilities are competently serving the needs of a growing population of families and retirees.

Facilities include an award-winning regional hospital providing nationally recognized quality care, a specialized medical center offering a wide variety of outpatient services and specialty clinics, a full-service nursing home, assisted living and memory care facility, home health and hospice center.

Fannin Regional Hospital

Fannin County residents have many reasons to be proud of their award-winning, 50-bed general acute-care facility and the quality of care it provides to Fannin, Gilmer and Union County, GA; Polk County, TN.; and Cherokee County, NC. Fannin Regional is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s top hospitals of its size, and was listed in Georgia Trend Magazine as one of the Top Hospitals in Georgia in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Fannin Regional also received its 2011 accreditation from The Joint Commission with full standards compliance.

Fannin Regional’s staff consists of approximately 250 members, specializing in family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, general surgery, radiology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, sports medicine, pulmonology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, cardiology, urology, and gastroenterology. The Emergency Room (ER) department is linked with the cardiac services of Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, and offers 24-hour emergency air flight for critical patients. For more information, visit the website at Fannin Regional Hospital.

RiverStone Medical Campus

The RiverStone Medical Campus 87,000 square-foot facility provides exceptional facilities and physicians, including full-time primary care offices in family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, dermatology, orthopedics and rheumatology; along with specialty clinics. RiverStone’s cancer clinic is a leading provider of cancer services in the state. The Medical Campus provides a full-service, fully digital, comprehensive diagnostic imaging facility that offers X-rays, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs (open and closed), nuclear medicine, and bone scans. For more information, see RiverStone Medical Campus.

Georgia Mountains Health Services, Inc.

This non-profit, federally funded healthcare center offers medical services in Morganton, Ellijay, Blue Ridge, and Chatsworth. Georgia Mountains Health Services, Inc. also provides dental care in Blue Ridge. Fees for services provided by the full-time staff of board certified physicians, dentists, and nurse practitioners are on a sliding scale based on the patient’s income. Applicants for this program must provide proof of income. Georgia Mountains Health Services, Inc. also accepts most major insurance programs. For more information, see Georgia Mountains Health Services, Inc.

Pruitt Health Care of Blue Ridge

Heritage Healthcare is a 101 bed skilled nursing facility owned and operated by UHS-Pruitt Corporation. Patients enjoy a comfortable environment with suitable activities for all levels of participation, as well as a range of therapy disciplines to include physical, occupational, speech, and IV therapy. See Pruitt Healthcare of Blue Ridge.

Blue Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care

Blue Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care is licensed as an Assisted Living Community, enabling them to deliver expanded care to their residents. Certified nursing assistants are available around the clock to provide assistance and care as well as state-certified medication aides to administer medications and provide basic diabetes management. They provide assistance with everyday activities such as grooming, bathing, dressing, cooking, medication management, and transportation. See Blue Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care.