Health Care

The Robins Region keeps growing and growing, and one of the greatest benefits of that growth is that the region attracts more skilled health professionals every day.   Medical facilities and specialists of all types can be found in the Robins Region. Preventive care, primary care, emergency treatment, and specialized medical care are available right here. Modern medical facilities and caring family doctors are located throughout the area to serve the healthcare needs of all residents from seniors to newborns. Wellness programs and educational services are also available through Houston County's hospitals and health clinics.

Houston Healthcare

Serving one of the fastest growing areas of the state, Houston Healthcare has expanded to meet the healthcare demands of Warner Robins and the surrounding area. Through Houston Medical Center, Perry Hospital, Houston Heart Institute, the Houston Health Pavilion and the Houston Lake Med-Stop and Rehab Center, Houston Healthcare offers an array of services including surgery, orthopedics, neurology and sleep studies, lithotripsy, PET/CT, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac catheterization, vascular studies, digital mammography, interventional radiology, psychiatric and behavioral health, oncology, obstetrics, and intensive care for medical, surgical, and neonatal patients. The Houston Occupational Health and Wellness Center offers physical exams, substance abuse testing, injury care and management, functionality testing, work conditioning, and safety evaluations.

Houston Medical Center, a 237-bed facility located in Warner Robins, features The Surgery Center, The Women's Center, diagnostic imaging services, pain treatment center, and a 24-hour emergency department with specialized rooms for cardiac and trauma care.

In 2009, Houston Medical Center completed a $75-million expansion including the Northwest Tower, Central Energy Plant, and an addition to the Houston Heart Institute. The 130,581 square-foot Northwest Tower provides Houston Medical Center with additional medical/surgical beds and observation/23-hour patient beds, including dedicated orthopedic, pediatric, post-partum, intensive care, and step-down care units.

Houston's Behavioral Health Services offer innovative therapy in the treatment of mental, emotional, and addictive disorders. The professional staff of psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, counselors, and therapeutic recreation specialists provides treatment in an attractive, comfortable setting.

The Women's Center at Houston Medical Center, delivering more than 2,000 babies each year, features birthing suites, newborn and neonatal intensive care nurseries, all within an area of the hospital specially designed for women's healthcare. In-room sonograms and a state-of-the-art fetal monitoring system are additional features of The Women's Center.

The Surgery Center utilizes the latest and most progressive technology to support board-certified surgeons in performing surgical procedures. Directed by board-certified anesthesiologists, the Houston Pain Treatment Center provides evaluation and treatment for patients suffering from chronic pain.

The Houston Heart Institute provides cardiovascular diagnosis and care, including cardiac catheterization, pacemaker insertion, stress testing, echocardiography, Holter monitoring, and vascular studies.\

1601 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA 31093
Perry Hospital
Meeting the needs of the growing population of Perry and south Houston County, the 45-bed Perry Hospital offers primary and specialized healthcare services such as CT scanning, MRI, mammography, respiratory care, laboratory, intensive care, and a 24-hour, physician-staffed emergency department, in addition to physical therapy and rehabilitation through its transitional care program.

Perry Hospital's Surgery Center offers the latest laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. The center, which provides outpatient and inpatient surgery, includes modern operating suites, endoscopy suites, and separate pre-operative and recovery areas for adult and pediatric patients.

A service of Heart of Georgia Hospice, an inpatient hospice and palliative care unit, is also located at Perry Hospital. This six-bed facility offers a warm, home-like setting to provide 24-hour nursing care for patients during the last stages of life.

1120 Morningside Dr., Perry, GA 31069
Houston Heart Institute
Excellent cardiovascular care is available through the Houston Heart Institute. Located on the campus of Houston Medical Center, the Heart Institute offers a comprehensive cardiac catheterization laboratory equipped with sophisticated equipment for diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Echocardiograms and Holter monitoring are also available.
Health Connections, a service of the Houston Heart Institute and Houston Healthcare, is an outpatient rehabilitation program designed to help people who have experienced heart disease or pulmonary disease improve their quality of life and return to full, productive lives. Conveniently located in Houston Mall, Health Connections offers a comprehensive program including individualized exercise therapy, education, and counseling.
1601 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA 31093
Health Connections
233 N. Houston Rd., Ste. 138, Warner Robins, GA 31093
Houston Health Pavilion
As the demand for medical care on an outpatient basis continues to increase, Houston Healthcare has responded with the Houston Health Pavilion, an ambulatory care facility located within the Houston Mall in Warner Robins.

The Pavilion Diagnostic Center offers mammography, bone densitometry, CT scanning, nuclear medicine, digital mammography, and fluoroscopy services. Board-certified radiologists and radiology technologists trained and registered in diagnostic imaging staff the center.

The Pavilion also includes a Med-Stop for minor injuries and illnesses; the Pavilion Rehabilitation Center, which offers physical therapy, occupational, and speech therapy services; and EduCare, community education services provided by Houston Healthcare.

233 N. Houston Rd., Ste. 140, Warner Robins, GA 31093
Houston Lake Med-Stop, located on Highway 127 adjacent to Matt Arthur Elementary School in Kathleen, the Pavilion Med-Stop at Houston Mall, and Emergency Care at Lake Joy on Highway 96 offer walk-in urgent care services. The Med-Stops provide a convenient alternative to the technical services of an emergency room. A physician and registered nurse, as well as radiology and lab personnel, are on duty at all times to treat common medical problems such as minor pains, insect bites, sprains, colds, and flu. The Med-Stops offer convenient hours of operation for today's busy lifestyles.
Houston Lake Med-Stop
2510 Hwy. 127, Kathleen, GA 31047
Pavilion Med-Stop
233 N. Houston Rd., Ste. 140A, Warner Robins, GA 31093
Emergency Care at Lake Joy
1118 Hwy. 96, Ste. 1, Kathleen, GA 31047
Houston Occupational Health and Wellness Center
Houston Occupational Health and Wellness Center's purpose is to maximize an employee's health status and to keep people healthy and working. Services include physical examinations, substance abuse testing, travel medicine, injury care and consulting, prevention, and education. The center offers expert attention to injury, illness, and workers' compensation cases. The goal is for patients to return to work, possibly with job restrictions that might result in a light duty assignment.

2510 Hwy. 127, Kathleen, GA 31047
EduCare -  Community Education & Services 
Houston Healthcare is committed to educating the community on the importance of good health and wellness through its EduCare program. EduCare offers a variety of classes, seminars, and support groups such as diabetes management, weight loss, breast health, heart disease, smoking cessation, childbirth preparation, first aid, CPR, and more.

Helping people find the right physician is also a service of Houston Healthcare through HealthSource, a free physician referral and health information service. The computerized database includes information such as medical specialty, office hours, location, insurance and healthcare plan participation for more than 100 physicians and dentists.

For HealthSource information on healthcare topics and registration for EduCare programs, call 478-923-9771, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Physician information and registration for classes is also available online at

Houston County Volunteer Medical Clinic
(A United Way Partner Agency)

Staffed by volunteer physicians, nurses, and healthcare professionals, the Volunteer Medical Clinic opened in January 2005 as the first clinic in Houston County to serve the primary care needs of the working uninsured. To date, the clinic has enabled more than 600 adults who live and work in Houston County to receive regular medical care and improve their health status.

125 Russell Pkwy., Warner Robins, GA 31088

Medical Center of Central Georgia/Central Georgia Health System

Not far from Warner Robins, The Medical Center of Central Georgia, an entity of Central Georgia Health System, is a designated Level I Trauma Center and Magnet  hospital for nursing and serves the residents of Central and South Georgia with a primary and secondary service area of 30 counties and a population of nearly 750,000 people.

With more than 4,800 employees and a medical staff of more than 530 physicians, MCCG is the second largest hospital in Georgia, with a capacity of 637 beds including medical-surgical, obstetric, pediatric, psychiatric, cardiac intensive care, neurology intensive care, pediatric intensive care, and cardiac surgery intensive care.

Thirty-four beds are leased to Regency Hospital of Central Georgia, a long-term, acute-care facility.
Central Georgia Rehabilitation Hospital, an entity of CGHS, partners with MCCG to provide a 58-bed, medical-rehabilitation hospital for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients.

MCCG is the primary academic hospital for Mercer University School of Medicine, providing residency programs for more than 100 residents. MCCG provides a broad range of community-based, outpatient diagnostic, primary care, urgent-care, extensive home-health and hospice-care services, as well as comprehensive rehabilitation services.

777 Hemlock St., Macon, GA  31201

Houston County Health Department

The Houston County Health Department provides a myriad of services to the public. Women's Health Services include family planning information, breast exams, Pap smears, and referrals for mammograms. Home visits by registered nurses are provided for Medicaid-eligible mothers. The visits include a physical exam for mother and child, health education, and referrals. Childcare classes are also available.

Child health services provided by the health department include well-child check-ups for children birth through age 19 and immunizations.

The health department also offers sexually transmitted disease treatment; assistance with applying for prescription assistance; HIV testing; eye, ear and dental screening; flu shots; various lab tests; and work physicals. Additionally, the health department offers travel vaccines via its travel clinic and medications by appointment only.

98 Cohen Walker Dr., Warner Robins, GA 31088
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nurse's Service Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
WIC Office Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
WIC (Women, Infants and Children) provides nutrition counseling and WIC services to eligible participants.
Houston County Health Department
98 Cohen Walker Dr. Warner Robins, GA 31088
Family Advocacy WIC Office
106 Olympia Dr., Ste. A, Warner Robins, GA 31093

Veterans Affairs Community Base Outpatient Clinic

5398 Thomaston Rd., Ste. B, Macon, GA 31220
Primary care and mental health services: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Senior Health

Healthcare services for senior citizens are available through Houston Healthcare. Seniors may also receive quality medical care from community health clinics or through home health services.
The Middle Georgia Regional Commission serves as the state-designated Area Agency on Aging, responsible for coordinating the overall planning, administration, and development of a comprehensive service system for the elderly and/or their caregivers of Middle Georgia.
More than $10.5 million in funding is administered by the AAA through the Older Americans Act and the Community Care and Services for the Elderly Act. The commission administers the Community Care Services Program, a Medicaid program that establishes a cost savings to the state of more than $15,000 per client per year, as well as the Non-Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Program.
The AAA serves as the single point of entry for information about and access to aging services and community resources. For more information on AAA, call 478-751-6466 or 888-548-1456.

Adult Living & Adult Day Care

There are several community and day care options for active seniors. The providers below are proud members of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce:
Adult Day Care
SarahCare of Warner Robins
1533 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA 31088
Active Adult Living
Cobblestone Crossing Adult Community
108 Rambling Creek Cove, Byron, GA 31008
Houston Springs
109 Fairway Oaks Dr., Perry, GA 31069
300 Charter Blvd., Macon, GA 31210

Assisted Living & Nursing Homes

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, an advocacy program that assists patients in long-term care facilities and regularly visits the area's nursing homes and personal care homes, can provide information about area nursing facilities. The Ombudsman program serving Houston County can be reached at the Middle Georgia Community Action Agency at 478-922-4464.

Also, visit and click on "compare nursing homes in your area" for objective data on Houston County's nursing home facilities. The following assisted living and/or nursing home facilities are members of the Robins Regional Chamber of Commerce:
Elberta Health Care
419 Elberta Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31093
Kingsford of Warner Robins
851 Gunn Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31093
Morningside Assisted Living
6191 Peake Rd., Macon, GA 31220
Summer's Landing of Warner Robins
600 S. Kimberly Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31088
Warner Robins Rehabilitation Center
1601 Elberta Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31093

Home Health Care

Top quality home healthcare, appliances and services are available in Houston County, allowing the elderly or injured to be cared for in the comfort of their own home. The providers below are proud members of the Warner Robins Area Chamber of Commerce:
Caring Companions, Inc.
269 Albermarle Pl., Macon, GA 31204
Hobbs Home Medical (medical supply)
241 Smithville Church Rd., Warner Robins, GA 31088
Street Home Medical (medical supply)
1544 Watson Blvd., Warner Robins, GA 31093
Maxim Healthcare Services
124 Byrd Way, Ste. 200, Warner Robins, GA 31088

Hospice Care

Hospice care agencies provide a wide range of physical and psychological services to terminally ill people and their families, such as support groups and grief counseling. These services are available for outpatient, inpatient, and at-home needs.
Heart of Georgia Hospice
103 Westridge Dr., Warner Robins, GA  31088
Heart of Georgia Hospice
1120 Morningside Dr., Perry, GA 31069
Hospice Care Options
136 Hospital Dr., Warner Robins, GA 31088
Serenity Hospice
1057 North Houston Road, Warner Robins, GA 31093
VistaCare, Inc.
319 Margie Dr., Warner Robins, GA 31088

Breast Health Accessories

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Color Me Pink
Ste. 100Z, Houston Lake Blvd., Centerville, GA 31208