After Hours Medical Care

If you are experiencing a medical emergency please dial 911 on your telephone.

If you need urgent medical attention please go directly to your nearest hospital emergency department or urgent care facility. If you are pregnant and experiencing an emergency please go to the nearest ER or contact Labor and Delivery at Union General Hospital at 706-745-2111.

Our doctors have admission privileges at Union General Hospital. The hospital phone number is 706-745-2111. If you are seen at Union General Hospital Emergency Department and the physician determines that you need admission to the hospital, then he or she will contact the doctor on-call for our practice to care for you during your hospital stay.

If you have a medical problem or need medical advice that cannot wait until the next business day, and you are unsure if you need immediate medical attention we have a few options for you:

For pediatric patients please contact the 24 hour nurses line at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta @ 404-250-5437 and press option 1.

For adult patients please contact the nurses line at NE Georgia Medical Center @ 678-343-4636 This line is only available until 1am.

You can also call the nurse triage line at Erlanger by dialing 1-866-539-3138. There is a $15 fee for this professional service provided through Erlanger Health System.

You can also find frequently asked medical questions and research specific health topics at

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