Rural Hospital Stabilization Program

In March 2014, Governor Nathan Deal created the Rural Hospital Stabilization Program to identify needs of the rural hospital community and provide potential solutions. The program works to increase the flow of communication between hospitals and the state, and improve Georgia’s citizens’ access to health care.

The Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program is currently in the seventh year of funding. Phase 7 participating hospitals are: Candler County Hospital, Colquitt Regional Medical Center, Donalsonville Hospital, Elbert Memorial Hospital, Evans Memorial Hospital, Irwin County Hospital, Jasper Memorial Hospital, Jefferson Hospital, Liberty Regional Medical Center, and Wills Memorial Hospital. The awards distributed for Phase 7 total $9 million. The Rural Hospital Stabilization Grant Program Phase 7 funding period is June 30, 2022 through August 31, 2023.

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For archived Rural Hospital Stabilization Program information please click here.