East Georgia Health Care Update Presented at Rotary

by | December 4, 2018 3:22 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its December 3, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Ken Warnock provided the invocation and Gail Ware led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.

Peyton Frye’s program for the day was about a new clinic addition for East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC), the Evans Health and Wellness Center which is located in the former Pre-K office at Claxton Elementary School. The school district will continue to employ a school nurse who serves as a triage for the Center. EGHC employs a physician assistant, office coordinator and medical assistant. The school-based health center, designed to meet the healthcare needs of uninsured and underinsured students and their families, is unique to South Georgia.

Established in 1993 and opened for business in 1994, East Georgia Healthcare Center, Inc. (EGHC) is a non-profit community-based medical facility with locations now in Baxley, Claxton, Metter, Mt. Vernon, Reidsville, Soperton, Statesboro, Swainsboro, and Wadley Georgia. It is the mission of East Georgia Healthcare Center to provide primary and preventative care in a courteous, professional, and personalized manner.  Peyton Frye serves as Practice Manager. Jennie Wren-Denmark serves as the Chief Executive Officer of EGHC. The Corporate office is located at EGHC Swainsboro Center at 215 North Coleman Street, Swainsboro, Georgia.

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro is a unit of Rotary International and a member of District #6920. Find out more about Rotary International at www.rotary.org. Also, like Swainsboro Rotary at https://www.facebook.com/SwainsboroRotary.

Article by Gail Ware, Swainsboro Rotary Club Chair of Public Relations
Picture:  Cason DeVane & Peyton Frye

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