Emory Decatur Hospital welcomes visits from the media with prior permission from our Media Relations office. Journalists are asked to contact a DeKalb Medical Media Relations Coordinator any time they plan to visit Emory Decatur Hospital. Call 404.501.5208, Monday through Friday, between 9-5pm. All media personnel must be accompanied by a Emory Decatur Hospital Media Relations Coordinator while visiting any of our campuses.
For the safety and privacy of our patients, visitors and staff, our standard policies, including HIPAA compliance, extend to journalists as well. See Protected Health Information (PHI) and HIPAA Compliance. We have strict rules regarding patient confidentiality and consideration. We must have consent forms signed when journalists visiting DeKalb Medical use names or photos of patients and staff. These forms must be signed in the presence of a DeKalb Medical Media Relations Coordinator.
Journalists are welcome on our campuses. We are open to hosting individual reporters or crews in surgery, in clinics, or in meeting our faculty, staff, volunteers and patients. We strictly adhere to our guidelines for journalists.
Parking is available and a Media Relations Coordinator can provide directions to the valet stand or convenient parking locations.
A Media Relations Coordinator is available for your medical and health-related inquiries and as a source for story ideas on a multitude of topics including orthopedics, bariatrics, women’s health, and cancer research and treatment, to name a few. Click on this link to access our Speakers Bureau Request form.
Media Relations: Beth Jansa
Phone: 404.501.7481 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.), alternative for after hours (M-F, after 5 p.m., and weekends) call 404.317.4642
Mailing Address: Emory Decatur Hospital, Marketing Communication Dept., 2701 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033
Beth Jansa, Public Relations Manager
(M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
(Weekends & After 5 p.m.)
(Nursing Supervisor, Weekends
and After 5pm)
Emory Decatur Hospital
2701 North Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033