Residents can stay healthy close to home, thanks to an award-winning hospital and top-notch primary care.
Comprehensive, close-to-home health care is one of the hallmarks that makes Prattville and Autauga County a great place to call home.
Residents have peace of mind knowing an award-winning and growing hospital with a skilled emergency department and various family medicine and urgent care centers are only minutes away.
Prattville Baptist Hospital has been a trusted anchor in the region, providing faith-based, compassionate care for more than a half-century. It earned the distinction of being named a 2022 Women’s Choice Award recipient for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Patient Safety.
About Prattville Baptist Hospital
Located in central Alabama, the 107-bed acute-care facility has served its neighbors in Autauga and Elmore counties since 1952.
Patients can find a state-of-the-art, community hospital with the latest in medical technology that offers general medical and surgical care. Other services available are a geriatric behavioral health unit, sleep disorders center, emergency department, ICU, modern diagnostic imaging and enhanced outpatient surgical services.
“Throughout the past few years, Baptist Health and Prattville Baptist have committed to a pursuit of innovation and excellence in every advancement we make to give the residents of Prattville, Autauga County and the surrounding area the very best health and wellness experience possible,” says Prattville Baptist Hospital CEO Eric Morgan. “We are always working to bring needed services to improve not only our hospital, but our entire community.”
Hospital Opens New Wing
Recently, the hospital celebrated |the grand opening of a $6.5 million Geriatric Behavioral Health Wing. The addition provides 22 beds for inpatient psychological and behavioral care for patients 55 and older, offering a highly specialized care team plus the latest clinical research and practices in a secure environment.
At the heart of the new wing is an activity space, group room and hydration station.
“Our investment in this new wing further confirms Baptist Health’s and Prattville Baptist Hospital’s commitment to caring for our community’s needs,” Morgan says. “Behavioral health services for our geriatric population were lacking and we knew that needed to change. We are proud to be able to offer this much-needed service and provide families with the peace of mind that their loved one will be cared for.”
Patient-Centered Health Care in Prattville
Providing excellence in care for the entire family, The Jackson Clinic has three locations in Prattville – two family medicine clinics and one urgent care site, with eight providers.
The physicians at the family medicine clinics offer services for general health needs for everyone, from children to senior citizens. When time is of the essence, the urgent care clinic offers walk-in and same-day appointments for treatment of flu, falls, sprains, broken bones, ear infections, strep throat, mild allergic reactions and more.
This location also offers appointments with select specialty providers. Next door to the urgent care facility is The Jackson Apothecary, a full-service pharmacy that coordinates pharmaceutical care with the entire Jackson Hospital and Jackson Clinic system, plus accepts prescription transfers online for the convenience of their patrons.
Prattville Primary Care is a part of Ivy Creek Healthcare and offers a broad range of services for adolescents and adults in a friendly atmosphere including annual physicals, vaccines, women’s health and more. Whether you need a routine visit or are seeking an appointment for a specific health concern, providers Dr. Danny Ingram, a family medicine doctor, and nurse practitioner Jessica Robbins are committed to the well-being of their community, take new patients and offer a variety of individually tailored treatment options.
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