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Emergency Care

Emergency Care

No one can predict when emergencies will occur. Thankfully, residents of west Georgia can be confident that if and when the unexpected occurs, the emergency departments at all three Tanner Health System hospitals are prepared to provide you or your loved one with assessment and treatment—right away. Tanner’s emergency departments are the most modern in west Georgia. Patients receive care in state-of-the-art facilities from skilled emergency staff who have access to key treatment areas and more than 250 physicians representing 35 specialties.

Tanner is Ready to Care for You—24 Hours a Day

Tanner's emergency departments are staffed by highly trained and experienced physicians, nurses and technicians who are ready to care for you and your family—24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whatever the unexpected emergency—from a finger requiring stitches to a sports injury or a life-threatening heart attack—we're prepared to quickly provide diagnosis, treatment and even life-saving surgery to put our patients on the road to recovery.

If you or someone you know needs emergency medical help, dial 911 now.

When an illness or injury can’t wait for a doctor’s appointment but isn’t serious enough for the emergency department, Tanner Urgent Care makes perfect sense. Tanner Urgent Care has evening and even weekend hours, and you never need an appointment; just walk in. For real-time wait times, visit www.TannerUrgentCare.org or download the Tanner Urgent Care app from the Apple and Android app stores.

Accredited Chest Pain Centers

Tanner Health System now offers accredited Chest Pain Centers in Carrollton and Villa Rica that are ready to provide the advanced care you need, from assessment to diagnosis and treatment, including interventional care like angioplasty and stenting.

Tanner’s Chest Pain Centers are accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Learn more now >

Primary Stroke Center Certification

Tanner Health System hospitals have earned distinction as accredited destinations for advanced stroke care. Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton and Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica have each earned an Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers designation from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and The Joint Commission. Higgins General Hospital in Bremen holds a designation in Advanced Disease-specific Care Certification for Acute Stroke Ready Hospitals — a similar designation delegated to critical access hospitals. Learn more now >

Quick Access to Services and Specialties

Emergency department patients have immediate access, as necessary, to all of Tanner's services and medical staff of 300 physicians representing 34 specialties.

To learn more about the quality of care and patient safety that you'll receive at Tanner, click Compare Our Care.


Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton Emergency Department
705 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117
Located in Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton; follow the red Emergency signs
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Phone:  770.836.9666
Hours:  24 hours a day

Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica Emergency Department
601 Dallas Highway, Villa Rica, GA 30180
Located in Tanner Medical Center/Villa Rica; follow the red Emergency signs
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Phone: 770.456.3000
Hours:  24 hours a day

Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama Emergency Department
1032 South Main Street, Wedowee, AL 36278
Located in Tanner Medical Center/East Alabama; follow the red Emergency signs
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Phone: 256.357.2111
Hours: 24 hours a day

Higgins General Hospital Emergency Department
200 Allen Memorial Drive, Bremen, GA 30110
Located in Higgins General Hospital; follow the red Emergency signs
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Phone:  770.824.2000
Hours: 24 hours a day

Another Option for Walk-in Care: Tanner Urgent Care

Phone:  770.949.7500

Tanner Urgent Care/Carrollton
1480 Highway 27 South, Carrollton
Across from Steak N' Shake on Highway 27
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tanner Urgent Care/Villa Rica
101 Quartz Drive, Suite 101, Villa Rica
Located at Mirror Lake, across from Publix
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tanner Urgent Care/Bremen
100 Tanner Drive, Bremen
Just off Business 27 behind Ingles
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tanner Primary Care of Wedowee
1030 South Main Street, Wedowee
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Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon

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