Georgia Heart Hospital Program

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For many years, due to demographic, economic, and health care industry challenges, Georgia’s rural hospitals have been facing a financial crisis. This crisis jeopardizes the access of rural Georgians to adequate health care.The Georgia HEART Hospital Program is helping rural and critical access hospitals take advantage of an exciting new opportunity to increase their funding and their ability to provide for the health care needs of thousands of Georgians!

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FITZGERALD, GA. (November 23, 2022) – Colony Bank today announced that it has donated $500,000 to 10 rural hospitals throughout Georgia as part of the Georgia HEART Hospital Program. This program aims to help rural hospitals by increasing their funding and their ability to provide healthcare to many Georgians.

“We are proud to participate in the Georgia HEART Hospital program and to make this donation to our local hospitals that touch the lives of so many of our families, team members, customers,and neighbors,” said Heath Fountain, Chief Executive Officer. “These hospitals have such a big impact in our areas and we are grateful to be able to give back and support them in this way as community partners.”

The 10 Georgia hospitals that received a donation from Colony Bank include:

  • Brooks CountyHospital (Quitman)

  • Coffee Regional Medical Center (Douglas)

  • Colquitt Regional Medical Center (Moultrie)

  • Crisp Regional Hospital (Cordele)

  • Dodge County Hospital (Eastman)

  • Dorminy Medical Center (Fitzgerald)

  • Phoebe Worth Medical Center (Sylvester)

  • Polk Medical Center (Cedartown)

  • Tift Regional Medical Center (Tifton)

  • Upson Regional Medical Center (Thomaston)