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Piedmont Newton Hospital

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Piedmont Newton Hospital is a 97-bed, acute-care, community hospital in Covington, Georgia offering 24-hour emergency services, women's services and general medical/surgical services. Serving Newton County and surrounding communities for more than 60 years, Piedmont Newton Hospital offers high-quality, patient-centered care. As a not-for-profit organization, hospital earnings go directly back into maintaining and improving services and facilities, and to educational outreach.

Key Facts:

  • Located in Newton County, Georgia
  • Staffed by over 600 employees and a medical staff of over 250 physicians
  • Provides 24-hour emergency services plus all major medical, surgical and diagnostic care, including:
    • Cardiac Services
    • Diagnostic Imaging Services
    • Heart & Lung Care
      • Cardiac Rehabilitation
      • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    • Women’s Services
      • 6-bed Special Care Nursery
    • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
    • Sleep Center
    • Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center
      • Ostomy Management
    • Diabetes Management
    • Outpatient Services
    • Surgical Services
    • Rehabilitation Services

As a Certified Quality Breast Center, Piedmont Newton Hospital is on the leading edge with a Nurse Navigation Program.

About Piedmont Healthcare
It's Time to Get Better

For more than a century, Piedmont Healthcare has been a recognized leader in delivering expert care. Last year, Piedmont served nearly two million patients - performing over 44,000 surgeries, delivering 8,000 babies, providing 471,695 outpatient encounters, completing 235 organ transplants and handling nearly 250,000 emergency room visits. For most, that would be a great track record. For us, it's a good start.

At Piedmont, we believe it's always time to get better.

Time to build on our reputation of excellence and enhance our services to deliver a whole new level of compassionate care, and time for discovering new treatment options while providing technology and tools that give patients the information they need - and the voice they deserve in choosing their healthcare.

Of course, the power of technology will never replace the power of a personal touch. That's why at Piedmont, we build long-term patient relationships and strong connections within our communities. What started as a single hospital a century ago has grown into an integrated healthcare system of 11 hospitals and close to 100 physician and specialist offices across greater Atlanta and North Georgia.

Piedmont’s purpose to make a positive difference in every life we touch is our Promise, and it governs our delivery of holistic patient-centric care. And we keep this promise every day. From our patients and their families, to our employees, volunteers, vendors and communities – making a positive difference is not just what we do, it’s who we are. Our team is committed to a common set of priorities aimed at creating a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts the patient first.

About the Community
Residents and visitors enjoy shopping in historic downtown Covington. Whether you are in the market for a wedding gift, antiques, hardware items, florist, ladies or children's apparel, toys, or just a special item for yourself, they can all be found downtown.

Tourists enjoy using the "On Location" brochure to find downtown filming sites used in the TV shows "The Vampire Diaries", "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "In the Heat of the Night." Over 60 feature films have used Covington/Newton County as their backdrop, and these sites can also be found in the brochure.

No matter what your taste in food, it can be satisfied downtown. You can choose from several deli establishments, Italian cuisine to Louisiana fare all within walking distance of the downtown square. Visitors continue to be drawn to the downtown area of Covington. The small-town, friendly atmosphere is refreshing and welcoming to everyone.