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Harrison Memorial Hospital is located in King County, Georgia and is where Rick Grimes wakes up from his coma in the TV Series. It is also where Patty Taylor worked as a nurse who may have taken care of Rick when he was wounded in Dead Reckoning.


King County, Georgia


The hospital is relatively small with only 4-5 floors, typical for rural Georgia county hospitals. Rick Grimes was comatose and under intensive care in the south wing recovery ward at the hospital. Shane made visits to his wounded friend, and gave flowers from his fellow colleagues. During Rick's hospital stay, the outbreak occurred and the hospital was left in ruins and overrun by zombies. Upon Shane's last visit to Rick's room, he hears shouts that erupted from the hallway as the U.S. Military began evacuating some staff and patients, while others were executed. He decides to get a hospital bed to attempt to move Rick. Explosions rock the building; Rick's life support system powers down. Rick's vitals fade, leading Shane to believe that Rick is dead. He barricades the room with a stretcher and flees the hospital for Lori and Carl. 


The Oath

Harrison Memorial Hospital is the main location of this webisode series. The hospital is the shelter of Dr. Gale Macones, the only doctor that managed to survive. Days after the apocalypse, she encounters Karina and Paul, and saves them from a zombie. They got to the hospital since Paul got wounded and the two of them were looking for help. Gale tells Karina that Paul is doomed and after little time of treatment, she decides to put him away and locks him in the cafeteria, where all the undead are kept. Feeling lonely and punished, Karina sinks into a depression and Gale reveals that she offers people a way out of the apocalypse, a lethal and painless injection that kills people without suffering. Karina decides to take it, not knowing that Paul is alive, who wakes up in the cafeteria and manages to fight off the zombies and open the locked doors. Paul gets to the room where Karina and Gale and watches his friend pass away. Gale explains to a confused and enraged Paul her purpose and allows him to kill her if he feels that it is the right thing. However, her fate is left unknown as Paul leaves with a zombified Karina, not before Paul chains the cafeteria doors and sprays "DON'T OPEN DEAD INSIDE" with a can of spray paint.

Season 1

"Days Gone Bye"

Some time later, Rick wakes up and walks around the battle scarred hospital, finding the power out, furniture overturned, papers everywhere, the decaying body of a woman on the ground, bullet holes, and some dried blood. As he travels through the empty halls, he finds the double doors to the hospital cafeteria, with the spray-painted words "DON'T OPEN DEAD INSIDE" above the door handles which have been barricaded with wood and chains. As he draws closer to the doors, a pair of hands burst through, with the sound of moans. Rick quickly leaves, making his way through a dark stairwell and outside, encountering hundreds of rotting and flyblown human bodies covered in sheets. Horrified, Rick flees the hospital and begins looking for his family.

Season 9

"What Comes After"

The Harrison Memorial Hospital is seen in a dream state, Rick talks to his past self in the hospital room from when he was in a coma, telling him to "wake up, it's time to go". Suddenly, Rick sees a flock of birds outside transform into helicopters, and then looks down to find his abdomen covered in blood. His past self jokingly tells him to wake up. 




  • Karina - Committed suicide with the vials velonose injected by Gale, later reanimated into a zombie.
  • Kate - Was injected by Gale with vials of velonose before she was taken away.
  • Numerous staff and hospital patients - Executed by the military and killed by walkers.
  • Several US military soldiers - Killed by friendly fire and walkers.


TV Series

Season 1

Season 9


The Oath


  • The TV Series version of the hospital shares the same with its Comic Series counterpart, though while Rick lives in Kentucky in the comics, in the TV Series, he lives in rural Georgia.
  • Paul from The Oath is the person who sprayed "DON'T OPEN, DEAD INSIDE" on the cafeteria doors.
  • The layout appears to be different between The Oath and the TV series.

TV Series Locations
Season 1 Interstate 85Gas StationKing County, GeorgiaRoute 18Harrison Memorial HospitalKing County ParkRick's NeighborhoodGrimes Family HomeDrake Family HomeKing County Sheriff's DepartmentSiggard Family FarmAtlanta Survivor CampAtlanta, GeorgiaThe LabBradbury'sAtlanta Construction SiteAtlanta SewersAtlanta BridgeAtlanta Nursing HomeFort BenningCenter for Disease Control
Season 2 Atlanta, GeorgiaGrady Memorial HospitalFort BenningVehicle Jammed HighwaySouthern Baptist Church of Holy LightGreene Family FarmCranwall High SchoolKing County, GeorgiaKing County Elementary SchoolHarrison Memorial HospitalHouseDeserted TownsThe Carriage BarSteve's PharmacyWiltshire EstatesPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaWashington, D.C.Mert County, GeorgiaMert County Department of Public WorksAtlantic CoastElders Mill Road
Season 3 HouseWest Georgia Correctional FacilityGeneral StoreSportman's Deer CoolerWoodbury, GeorgiaGovernor's ApartmentWoodbury Community ClinicWoodbury Research FacilityNational Guard CampWoodbury Walker PitsWoodbury ArenaHermit's ShackVerlin's Feed & Seed Co.Daycare CenterRoadside StoresYellow Jacket CreekJacksonville, FloridaStone Mountain, GeorgiaKing County, GeorgiaKing County Sheriff's DepartmentMorgan's HideoutKing County Baby StoreKing County CaféGrantville MillMotelBig Jake's Bar and Grill
Season 4 West Georgia Correctional FacilityBig SpotClara's CampMacon, GeorgiaBig Tony's Express MartFort Valley State UniversityNeighborhoodTuscany Family HomeNational Guard CampWoodbury, GeorgiaDeserted TownsApartment BuildingRetirement HomeMartinez's CampFort BenningCabinForest CampJoe & Joe Jr.'s BBQ ShackNeighborhoodPine Vista Country ClubMoonshine ShackFuneral HomeHouseTerminusTrain TunnelGarage
Season 5 TerminusCabinSt. Sarah's ChurchDeserted TownsGun StoreMcQuarrie Family Services Food Bank and Thrift StoreHunter's SchoolHouston, TexasGrocery StoreBook StoreGetz Fire DepartmentWest Georgia Correctional FacilityNeighborhoodTuscany Family HomeWhalen Law Firm LLPInterstate 85Atlanta, GeorgiaTemporary Housing FacilityAtlanta BridgeGrady Memorial HospitalAtlanta WarehouseAtlanta FEMA SiteShirewilt EstatesBarnWashington, D.C.Supply RoomAlexandria Safe-ZoneVega Zeta Solar Distribution GroupWoodlands Mall Construction SiteDel Arno Foods
Season 6 Alexandria Safe-ZoneQuint Materials Company Road Base QuarryRed Rendezvous PointYellow Rendezvous PointRendon Equipment SalesDeserted TownsPet StoreFeed StoreAlleywayKing County, GeorgiaMorgan's HideoutMorgan's CampEastman's CabinEastman's CemeteryAlexandria SewerBurnt Out ForestA.A. Pattrick Fuel Co. DepotSunrise Auto InsuranceBridgeAntique ShopCobblestonesGreen Rendezvous PointSorghum BarnGas StationBarnOffice BuildingHilltop ColonySatellite OutpostSlaughterhouse OutpostBullet Factory OutpostEdison Apothecary and BoutiqueViskocil Public LibrarySaviors' RoadblockStanton Quilting Co.Savior Clearing
Season 7 Savior ClearingSaviors' RoadblockAlexandria Safe-ZoneKingdom CottageThe KingdomDeserted TownsPig CorralKingdom-Savior Drop-Off PointThe SanctuaryHilltop ColonyAtlantic CoastBridgeOceanside Cabin Motor CourtGift ShopBullet Factory OutpostHouseboatRichard's CacheJunkyardDwight's HouseChilton High SchoolCar Lot
Season 8 Alexandria Safe-ZoneHilltop ColonyThe SanctuaryDeserted TownsGas StationPaze Industrial ResearchSatellite OutpostShephard Office PlazaSavior CompoundChemical Plant OutpostThe KingdomJunkyardOceanside Cabin Motor CourtAlexandria SewerCabinThe SwampLewis Medical SuppliesMama's Country Show ClubBullet Factory OutpostRoss' FarmAmbush FieldDwight's House
Season 9 Alexandria Safe-ZoneThe SanctuaryRoute AWashington, D.C.Smithsonian MuseumDufresne County, VirginiaRoute BBridgeRoute DHilltop ColonyBridge CampLumber YardPort CityHallowbrant Outreach RecoveryJunkyardIntersectionHarrison Memorial HospitalAtlanta, GeorgiaRoute 18Cardille Family CabinGreene Family FarmCRM Pick-Up SpotThe KingdomDeserted TownsJed's CampDaryl's CampMagna's RigWater TowersFactoryPhiladelphia, PennsylvaniaBarnHilltop CabinCemeteryCovered BridgeSavior ClearingExpress Yourself MenswearBaltimore, MarylandBaltimore ShelterCoalportJones SpringsRoyal CinemaWhisperers' CampApartment BuildingPurification PlantMilton Charles School for the GiftedAlpha's RavineThe Whisperer BorderAlpha's Barn
Season 10 Atlantic CoastOceanside Cabin Motor CourtAlexandria Safe-ZoneThe Whisperer BorderSatellite Crash SiteAlpha's RavineSecond LivesWhisperers' CampDeserted TownsParking GarageThe Deeper PlaceBarnett AcademyCabinHilltop ColonyBus TerminalAlpha's BarnLibraryAlpha's CaveGas StationRendezvous CabinHilltop CabinNegan's Decoy ShedNegan's CabinBloodsworth IslandKing County, GeorgiaStone Mountain, GeorgiaSatellite OutpostSavior ClearingBoat 672West Georgia Correctional FacilityGrand HotelThe TowerMid-Atlantic CityJuanita's ApartmentFleetwood Drive MinefieldBike GarageSouthern Train YardRendezvous Point BKnoxville CommunityBeach CabinParking LotBurned Down CabinDaryl's CampLeah's CabinMini MartWater TowersWarehouseAmbush FieldValak's Viper BarSmith Family HomeReeton Healthcare ClinicCumberland Hospital
Season 11 Fort ConnorsAlexandria Safe-ZoneWashington, D.C.Subway TunnelCommonwealth Detainment CenterWall of the LostHudson Erie LineWellhaven PlazaFactoryDairy FarmChurchArbor HillsMeridianCharleston, West VirginiaThe CommonwealthThe Milton HotelUnion StationHilltop ColonyElodie's TreatsTillman's Hardware
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