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An Ecosystem of Care

Finding good healthcare in Macon is simple — two healthcare providers (Piedmont Healthcare and Atrium Health Navicent), a leader in long-term healthcare (PruittHealth) and steady talent and research from top-ranking Mercer University makes Macon a center for wellness. Not to mention the several gyms, spas, and wellness centers to keep you active and stress-free. In Macon, we have all the ingredients to keep you happy and healthy!

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Fast Facts

Macon By The Numbers
Top 10
Employer in Georgia (Piedmont Healthcare)
Private Pharmacy School in the Southeast (Mercer University School of Pharmacy)
Top 100
Schools in the nation (Mercer University School of Pharmacy)

Major Employers

  • PruittHealth
  • Piedmont Healthcare
  • Atrium Health Navicent
  • Gyms & Wellness Centers

A Healthcare Community Awaits

Being cared for at Pruitt’s long-term healthcare facility in Macon is an easy and reliable experience.

As a leader in residential health care, PruittHealth’s professional staff of nurses and nurse aids don’t just strive to provide unified, quality healthcare to patients and residents; they are trained in best practices. Family-owned for more than 50 years, PruittHealth’s Model of Care is designed to significantly reduce re-hospitalizations for patients. PruittHealth puts the needs of you and your family first, so you can enjoy life in Macon without a hitch.

Growing Quality Healthcare

Three Piedmont locations serve the 153,000 residents [NS3] of Macon-Bibb County – Piedmont Macon Medical Center, Piedmont Macon North Hospital and Piedmont Surgery Center.

Until August 2021, the hospital operated as Coliseum Medical Center, and was recognized nationally in spring 2020 with a Leapfrog Hospital Safety grade of “A.” Located minutes from downtown, Piedmont Macon Medical Center’s 310-bed facility provides 24-hour emergency room service, rehabilitation programs and more. Piedmont Healthcare was recently recognized as Georgia’s safest and largest health care system. Experience stability with the amenities and services Piedmont Healthcare provides in uncertain times.

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Endless Possibilities for a Healthy Life

Atrium Health Navicent is one of the nation’s premier teaching hospitals, staying on the brink of new ideas and technologies.

With more than 1,000 hospital beds across 50 facilities throughout the region, Atrium Health Navicent is also a designated Level I Trauma Center with an ER that treats over 120,000 patients a year. You are more than accommodated here at Atrium Health Navicent.

The 637-bed Atrium Health Navicent Medical Center is the recipient of over 50 awards and accreditations, and has been designated twice as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence. Quality of care, bedside manner, and levels of optimism are soaring in Macon due to this award-winning Medical Center. 

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Stay Fit and Fresh

Macon’s gyms and spas are sure to keep you refreshed and active.

A smattering of gyms, spas, and wellness centers keep Macon’s quality of life on the rise, ensuring opportunity for personal growth and the strength to achieve your goals. Gyms like Orangetheory and Fitness Xtreme are sure to pump you up while yoga centers like Southern Soul Yoga and Homegrown Yoga Macon are sure to mellow you out. Hit spas like SpaTique and Spa Medical to work out any kinks from your adventures.