Health and Environment


Health Care

Swainsboro is home to its very own hospital, the Emanuel Medical Center, which has served the people of Emanuel County for over 50 years. Emanuel Medical Center is a fully accredited hospital whose facilities include 72 beds for general medical and surgical services. Paired with a world class selection of health care providers, Swainsboro is dedicated to the health and well-being of our community members. Swainsboro offers access to specialist for all of your health care needs.

For a Full List of Healthcare Providers please CLICK HERE



The City of Swainsboro is dedicated to the role recycling can play in fostering a more sustainable future. A city recycling department is charged with promoting and implementing a policy in Swainsboro that ensures that recycling is a priority of our community. The Recycling Center is open 24 hours a day as a drop-off facility, and the warehouse is open weekdays from 8am-4pm. The Recycling Center accepts: Glass, Aluminum Drink Cans, Plastic Milk Jugs, Plastic Soft Drink Bottles, Cardboard, Newspapers and Magazines.

The Recycling Center
553 Industrial Way
Swainsboro, GA 30401
(478) 237-3926

Other areas to drop off Recyclables:
Swainsboro Recycling
cleanup566 Fairground Road
Swainsboro, GA 30401
(478) 237-6446

The Scrap Man
(478) 290-2399

Report Illegal Dumping and Litter
The City of Swainsboro is committed to being known as the cleanest and most beautiful City in Georgia. If you witness illegal dumping or littering within Swainsboro please do your part to keep Swainsboro beautiful by calling the City of Swainsboro’s Illegal Dumping and Litter Unit 24 hours a day at: (478) 237-7025 Ext. 1155

Air and Water Quality Information

Emanuel County’s Air and Water Quality are above the National Average according to Sperling’s Best Places.

2017 Water Quality Report

Read Our Past Water Quality Reports: 2016  2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006