Washington, Georgia is also home to a leader in rural health.
Wills Memorial Hospital is centrally located in town, but services nearly 15,000 people in surrounding areas.
The hospital has been in this community for nearly 90 years. It is an acute care facility with 25 beds for inpatient care.
Wills Memorial Hospital CEO Jane Echols explains, “It's nice when you're sick and in need that you can get quality care and get that compassionate care from someone you know and that small town feeling.”
Wills Memorial Hospital employees 170 people.