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Our History





Jeff Davis Hospital History



The Jeff Davis County Hospital Authority was established in 1959 because the community saw the need for a hospital in Jeff Davis County.

Clyde Duncan Memorial Hospital opened August 8, 1963 with 26 beds. Soon all beds were full and there was a need for more space therefore the first expansion was completed in 1969 with the addition of 16 beds making the hospital a 42 bed facility. Again, due to high occupancy and the need for additional bed capacity in 1972 there was a second expansion adding 14 beds, Business Office, Laboratory and Conference Room. Jeff Davis Hospital now had 56 beds. In 1993 the third expansion was completed which created a new Emergency Department, Laboratory, Pharmacy, ICU, Chapel, ICU Waiting room, X-ray Department and Medical Records Department - the largest expansion thus far. This expansion eliminated six beds reducing the facility to a 50 bed hospital. In 1994 plans were started to become a Joint Commission accredited hospital and after a lot of hard work and planning this was accomplished in 1998. In 2004 we became a Critical Access Hospital with 25 beds.

Jeff Davis Hospital offers many services including:

Med/Surgery
Endoscopy
24 hour Emergency Department
CT
Mammography
Ultrasound
Diagnostic Radiology
24 hour Respiratory Care
Dietary Counseling
ICU
Blood Bank
24 hour Laboratory coverage
Respite Care
Hospice Care
Pediatrics
Behavioral Health Care Unit
Wound Care Center

Our Medical Staff consists of:

Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Pediatrics
Surgery
Cardiology
Pathology
Radiology
Emergency Medicine

The Jeff Davis Hospital is dedicated to provide the best quality of care to all and to meet the healthcare needs of the community.

Being part of the community has been an important goal throughout the years, and with your help and loyalty we can continue to provide health services that you can depend on.

Community Health Needs

Georgia Heart Tax Credit