Your admission to Candler County Hospital will be arranged by your doctor. If admitted from your doctor’s office, then arrive at registration department. It is important that you arrive timely, especially if surgery is scheduled for the next morning, so any necessary tests can be completed. Contact Us (hyperlink to Registration)

Before you Arrive

Pre-Certification:  Most insurance plans require pre-certification for non-emergency visits to the hospital. It is the patient’s responsibility to get pre-certification from the insurance provider. Click here for Pre-Cert Services.

What to Bring:  You will need only a few personal items such as a bathrobe, slippers, sleepwear and toiletries. The hospital will provide a gown and other items you need. Bring currently prescribed home medications, as well as, supplements, i.e. herbals and other over-the-counter medications.

Valuables:  We recommend that you do not bring valuables with you. We cannot be responsible for them, so we ask that you leave them at home or have a family member take them when they leave to go home. We are also not responsible for dentures, eye glasses, hearing aids or other personal items of this nature.

When you Arrive

Upon arrival to Candler County Hospital, please present to registration and they will contact your nurse to assure your room is ready. To complete your registration, please bring the following items with you: health insurance card(s), photo identification (driver’s license, etc.), physician’s order and list of current medications. After completion of the registration process, a member of our staff will escort you to your room. Patient care rooms include private medical care rooms.

Inpatient Care provided

Inpatient Medical and Post-surgical care includes geriatric care, ost-surgical care, pediatric care, specialty isolation, telemetry monitoring, management of critical infusions, acute illness and various other conditions.

Contact us

Clinical Department Manager:  Denese Callaway, MSN


Phone:  912-685-1735

Registration Department Manager:  Brittany Warren


Phone:  912-685-1783