Welcome to Jeff Davis Hospital

Jeff Davis Hospital is dedicated to delivering professional, courteous, and compassionate care. We offer a friendly face when you need it most.

A 25-bed critical access hospital, JDH has an exceptional range of medical services and outstanding medical staff specializing in pediatrics, internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, and surgery.

When you choose a place for your family's healthcare, we hope you choose Jeff Davis Hospital.

Services We Offer:

Emergency Department
25-Bed Inpatient Unit
Intensive Care Unit
Swing Beds
24-hour Laboratory
Respiratory Care
Imaging Services
Respite Care
Hospice Care
Sleep Studies
Family Medical Group

Jeff Davis Hospital
163 S. Tallahassee St.
P.O. Box 1690
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

(912) 375-7781

(912) 375-7781

Important Announcements

Is Congress Limiting Your SALT?
Tax payers who are facing the $10,000 limit on the federal deduction for state and local taxes (SALT) can contribute to the Georgia rural hospital for a 100% federal charitable contribution.
For details about possible tax savings, click here.

Tax Credit Deadline for Submission
All 2017 tax credit pre-approval forms must be submitted to Georgia HEART ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 1, 2017.
The following processes necessitate a November 1st deadline for tax credit pre-approval submissions:
• Once a tax credit pre-approval form is submitted, the OR can take up to 30 days to approve it
• Once approved, the taxpayer has 60 days within which to contribute
• To qualify for a 2017 tax credit, all contributions sent to Georgia HEART must be postmarked on or before December 31, 2017
• Once the taxpayer contributes, we have 15 days to send a confirmation on behalf of the hospital, which the taxpayer must submit to the DOR within 30 days of contributing
• The DOR has confirmed that, so long as the delivery of the contribution confirmation and taxpayer submission of the contribution confirmation take place within the required time frames, these events may occur in January of 2018. click to the Georgia Heart Tax Credit tab to complete application.

Jeff Davis Urgent Care
We would like to announce that the Jeff Davis Urgent Care closed on June 15, 2017. The Health Information Management Department of Jeff Davis Hospital will maintain a copy of the patient records from the Urgent Care. If you need a copy of these records please call 912-375-7781 ext. 214 and make an appointment to come by and get a copy of your records. Dr. Kirk Munsayac will open the Jeff Davis Walk-In Clinic on June 29, 2017 as an independent practitioner in the same building that Jeff Davis Urgent Care was in. Bonnie Pittman, NP is also available at the Jeff Davis Family Medical Group at 9 Hester's Street, Hazlehurst GA. If you have any questions please call the number above.

Coming to Hazelhurst June 1st
Women's Center now accepting new patients.
Click here for more information.

New Outpatient Registration Area
Jeff Davis Hospital has established a designated area for all outpatients to register. This has been established to expedite the outpatient process for our patients and to eliminate our Outpatients registering with the Emergency Room patients. The goal of this new process is to provide easier access for both our Outpatients and Emergency Room patients. New signage and staff will direct patient to the appropriate area. Hours for outpatient registration Monday-Friday 7am to 7pm. After hours out-patients will be registered at emergency room registration

Yesterday, the Georgia Senate passed SB 180, which, on March 28, by a Committee Substitute, the Georgia House had passed. Assuming Governor Nathan Deal signs SB 180 (or it otherwise becomes law), effective January 1, 2017, as it relates to the rural hospital organization expense tax credit, the legislation:Read More Here

Hospital Consulting Firm Adopts Benefits Corporation Provisions
The consulting firm that is leading the state-wide effort to implement Georgia's new SB 258 rural hospital organization expense tax credit program has officially amended its Articles of Incorporation to include benefit corporation provisions. In addition to contractually agreeing to contribute its annual net income to a state-wide community foundation in support of rural health care, Portage Charity Advisors, Inc., which is assisting 35 of the 49 rural hospitals that have qualified to receive tax credit-eligible contributions, is now obligated to exclusively pursue public benefits, including the human right to health.
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Make A Charitable Contribution To Our Hospital
Beginning in 2017, you will have the opportunity to make a charitable contribution to our hospital and receive a Georgia income tax credit, and, if you itemize, a federal charitable income tax deduction. The Georgia General Assembly made this opportunity available through its passage of SB 258, the Georgia Rural Hospital Expense Tax Credit program.
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Health News

The views and opinions contained in these articles are those of the authors or subjects and are not necessarily shared by JDA or its staff.

(Clayton, Georgia (August 31, 2016) - HealtHIE Georgia)
A health information exchange, serving rural Georgia healthcare providers, is now connected with the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN), state-designated Health Information Exchange (HIE) entity for Georgia.
Read The Entire Announcement

Georgia Senate Bill 258: The General Assembly's Attempt to Sustain Georgia's Tax-Exempt, Rural Hospitals with a State Income Tax Credit
(Read this article by R. Jeremy Wilson, CPA, CFP®)

(WSAV-TV Savannah © 08/11/2016)
WASHINGTON (AP) THE ISSUE: About 9 in 10 Americans now have health insurance, more than at any time in history. But progress is incomplete, and the future far from certain...

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