2011, 2012, 2013, & 2014
America's Best 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience by WomenCertified®
Mission: To provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare and promote wellness throughout our community.
Vision: To be the first choice provider of comprehensive medical services for our region.
♦ Union General Hospital is a state-of-the-art 45-bed facility.
♦ Our Union General Hospital family of warm, caring professionals ensures your best
♦ All patient rooms are private, with pull-out sleeper
♦ Exit alarms and scales built into all beds
♦ 1959 - First clinic opened by Dr. George Gowder and Dr. Charles Littyle
♦ 1961 - New addition added 16 beds
♦ 1968 - Renovation brought bed count to 33
♦ 1980 - Moved to present location
♦ 1998 - Outpatient Services 10,000 sq ft addition
♦ 1999 - Acquired Chatuge Regional Hospital and Nursing Home
♦ 2000 - Union County Dialysis opened
♦ 2002 - Cancer Treatment Center opened
♦ 2006 - $33 million expansion and renovation; 80,000 sq ft addition
Many out of town specialty physicians have offices in Blairsville, for close to home convenience, to include:
Appalachian Family Practice
Blairsville Family Practice, PC
Northeast Georgia Health System
North Georgia Family Medicine, LLC
Piedmont Heart Institute Physicians, Inc.
Sanders and Schoeffler Family Medicine
Women's Health of Blairsville, PC
You may also click on our Departments and Specialties above to review the different departments located within the hospital.
We have recently completed a Community Health Needs Assessment survey in order to better serve our community, with results being posted onto our website - please click on the "Community Health" tab above.
Providing comprehensive, easy-access medical care to support our community at critical times.
♦ The Clinic at Walmart ®
♦ Blue Mountain Rural Health Clinic
♦ Cancer Treatment Center
♦ Chatuge Regional Hospital and Nursing Home
♦ Mountain Community Healthcare Foundation
♦ Union County Dialysis Center
♦ Union General Wellness Center
With the Applachian Trail as its southern boundary and the state of North Carolina as its northern border, Union County is one of the three Northeast Georgia counties nestled completely within the beautiful Chattachoochee National Forest.
Blairsville itself offers a distinct quality of lifestyle measured by its beauty, serenity, and close-knit community. Rated by The Wallstreet Journal as one of the Top Ten Places for Retirement, Blairsville has a resort-community feel with down-home warmth.