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WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

1514 Vernon Road LaGrange, GA 30240

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West Georgia Emergency Care
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Full-Service Emergency Care for Adults and Children

  • Board-certified emergency physicians and a trauma-trained nursing staff
  • We treat about 60,000 patients a year
  • Nearly 33,000 square-feet, the department was designed to maximize comfort, privacy and efficiency

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WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

For nearly 80 years, this 276-bed facility has focused on delivering high-quality healthcare to its community through top rated services, recently being named the Top Large Hospital in Georgia by Georgia Trend Magazine.

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Hospital Patient Guide

This comprehensive guide includes key information, tips and resources for patients and visitors.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Food Options

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Coffee

Located in the lobby of the hospital and offers a variety of coffees, teas and beverages along with an assortment of breakfast items, sandwiches, fruit and snacks.

Hours: Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Vending Machines

Our snack bar offers a wide variety of vending machines and is located next to the Cafeteria on the first floor. Microwave and tables are available for your convenience.

Cafeteria

Weekday Hours:
BREAKFAST: 6:30 AM - 9:10 AM
LUNCH: 11:15 AM - 2:00 PM
DINNER: 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Weekend Hours:
LUNCH: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
DINNER: 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

*service from 12:00 PM -1:30 PM on holidays.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Gift Shop

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Gift Shop Hours

Open Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Open Friday, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mail & Flowers

Patient mail, flowers and gifts will be delivered to your room. Flowers and gifts are delivered to you as they are received. Mail is delivered to your room once a day, Monday through Friday. After your discharge, we will forward any mail we receive to the address provided during registration.

Newspaper

Newspapers are available in the hospital lobby near the entrance.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Medical Records

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Requests and Release of Information

As a patient, you have a federal right to get copies of most medical records, whether they are paper copies, or electronic health records. Doctor's notes, medical test results, lab reports and billing information must be supplied to patients that ask, and WellStar will do its best to make this as easy as possible on the patient. Please read the information below to learn how to request your records.

You can now request records by using Release to MyChart, please see the MyChart Learn More page for more information.

Lodging Options Near WellStar West Georgia Medical Center

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West Georgia Medical Center families receive discounted rates at the following hotels: Please request the West Georgia Medical Center rate when making reservations.

Hampton Inn - (4.6 miles)

100 Willis Circle
LaGrange, GA 30240
(706) 845-1115

LaQuinta Inn - (5.3 miles)

111 Hoffman Drive
LaGrange, GA 30241
(706) 812-8000

Wingate Hotel - (5.8 miles)

103 Wingate Terrace
LaGrange, GA 302401
(706) 298-5270

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Parking Options

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Cancer Clinic Parking

Located next to the Cancer Clinic.

Ambulatory Infusion Parking

Located at the entrance to the building.

Emergency Services Parking

Located next to the Emergency Department.Patient’s vehicle must be moved once the patient is released from the Emergency Department or admitted to the hospital.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Phone Directory

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INFORMATION DESK: (706) 882-1411

GIFT SHOP: (706) 845-3708

RETREAT COFFEE SHOP: (706) 880-7615

BILLING: (706) 845-3664

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Visitor Guidelines

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Patient Privacy

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) includes rules pertaining to increased and standardized confidentiality and security of health data. HIPAA privacy regulations require that access to patient information be limited to only those authorized, and that only the information necessary for a task be available to them. Personal health information is always protected and kept confidential. Unless otherwise instructed, visitors of WellStar hospitals can be provided the location of a patient and general information about their condition. Read our Notice of Privacy Practices [Spanish Version] to learn more.

Tobacco Policy

West Georgia Medical Center is a tobacco-free environment. Tobacco use of any kind is not permitted anywhere on hospital grounds. Your cooperation is appreciated.

WiFi

West Georgia Medical Center offers wireless internet service. Access is available in public areas of the hospital at no charge. For assistance or technical questions, call the HelpDesk at (706) 845-3757.

No Helium Balloons Allowed: Helium-filled balloons are not permitted in the hospital due to the sensitivity of the smoke alarm sensors located in the ceilings, which may trigger alarms and cause disruption to our patients.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Visiting Hours

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Visitors are welcome 24 hours a day, except in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU-Second floor), Labor and Delivery Unit and Nursery (L&D-Third floor). In these designated, special care units, visitors are asked to check with the volunteer stationed in these waiting areas or to use the phone in the waiting room to check-in with the charge nurse about designated visiting hours.The Emergency Department allows one visitor per patient in the treatment areas. Children under the age of 18 may have two visitors with them. Visitation with critically ill patients will be determined by the physician or charge nurse.

No visitation is allowed in the Operating Room or Recovery Room without special permission from the physician and/or clinical supervisor.

WellStar West Georgia Medical Center Volunteer Services

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Volunteers are a vital part of the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center community. Reassuring the apprehensive patient, bringing a warm smile to a worried visitor, sharing hope – as a volunteer you can be of help in these and countless other ways. Hundreds of people have found that volunteering as little as four hours a week enriches their own lives.

The West Georgia Medical Center Auxiliary and other organizations provide valuable services to the West Georgia Medical Center, Florence Hand Home and Twin Fountains Home patients, staff and visitors. At WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, you will find a variety of volunteer opportunities to match your skills and interests.