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North Georgia Women’s Center is Closing

Dear Patients of North Georgia Women’s Center,

We are writing to inform you of the closing of North Georgia Women’s Center, effective October 3,
2021. North Georgia Women’s Center has been blessed to serve Dalton and the surrounding area for
over 30 years, and we are thankful you have allowed us to share in your healthcare.
NGWC providers will be joining Associates in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Dalton and can continue to
see patients through their office with minimal interruption. Your continued health and well-being are of
the utmost importance to us, and we will be able to provide continued services through their office
beginning October 4, 2021.

As a reminder, your medical records are confidential. With your written permission, a copy of your
record can be released to you, the provider of your choosing, or transferred to AOG. Records Release
Authorization Forms can be downloaded from our office web page @ northgeorgiawomens.com,
emailed or mailed to you at your request, or you may stop by the office to pick one up. Completed
medical record release forms may be returned to NGWC, 1525 Chattanooga Road, Dalton, Georgia
30720 or NGWC, PO Box 909, Dalton, Georgia, 30722.

Download Records Release Form

The quickest, easiest, no-cost method for obtaining a copy of your medical record is by using your
secure username and password for our patient portal. You may view and print your medical record from
the patient portal until the end of September 2022 . If you do not currently have portal access, please
call the office at 706-226-3373, and one of our staff can assist you with arranging this. There is no charge
for records that are transferred electronically to another practice. However, to obtain a paper copy of
your chart, administrative fees and postage fees will apply, as determined by Georgia Code.

The Providers and Staff of North Georgia Women’s Center thank you for putting your trust in us for your
healthcare needs. We are honored to have played a part in your lives.

Sincerely,

Wesley M. Stuckey, MD
Victoria Delestowicz, CNM
Asia Deslattes, WHNP-BC
Jennifer “Niki” Romine, CNM
Rachel Easterwood, WHNP-BC

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A Guide To Flu Season During Pregnancy

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5 Tips To Prepare Your Home For A Newborn

You have spent several months preparing the nursery for your bundle of joy including new furniture, curtains, paint, and a spanking new rocking chair just for you. That feeling of satisfaction shouldn’t lull you into a sense of complacency, though. Sorry, there is still much to do! You have the time before your little one comes home to complete a few more tasks, so we suggest 5 tips to prepare your home for a newborn.

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North Georgia Women’s Center is Closing

We are writing to inform you of the closing of North Georgia Women’s Center, effective October 3, 2021. North Georgia Women’s Center has been blessed to serve Dalton and the surrounding area for over 30 years, and we are thankful you have allowed us to share in your healthcare.

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Call us at (706) 226-3373