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George Regional Health System Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

George Regional Health System Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening

One in five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, but, if caught early is 99% curable. Declan Hegarty, M.D., board certified surgeon at Community Surgical Center, will perform visual skin cancer screenings on Wednesday, July 24 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the George County Senior Center. The screening is completely free and…

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8th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch 5K Fun Run!

8th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch 5K Fun Run!

George Regional Health System is set to host its 8th Annual Pink Pumpkin Patch 5K & One Mile Fun Run on Saturday, October 12th. The 5k begins at 8:30 a.m. and the One Mile Fun Run begins at 8:40. All proceeds benefit two local charities; Pink Ribbon Fund and Pink Heart Funds. Entry is only $20…

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George Regional Radiology Holds Open House & Ribbon Cutting

George Regional Radiology Holds Open House & Ribbon Cutting

The final phase George Regional Health System’s expansion and renovation project is now complete. George Regional Radiology celebrated with a ribbon cutting and open house. Community members, employees, and local officials gathered for the ceremony. The spacious new department allows all radiology services to be housed in one location, making it an easy transition for patients…

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7th Annual “Hippity Hop for Your Heart” 5K Scheduled for April 13

7th Annual “Hippity Hop for Your Heart” 5K Scheduled for April 13

George County’s 7th Annual Heart Walk is set for Saturday, April 13th. The Heart Walk begins at 8:30 (registration begins at 7:00) on the hospital’s campus with a 5K Fun Run through the city of Lucedale. There will also be a One Mile Fun Run, which starts at 8:40 a.m. All proceeds benefit the American Heart Association….

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George Regional Hospital Honored with  Hospital Strength Index Award

George Regional Hospital Honored with Hospital Strength Index Award

The Mississippi Rural Health Association recently held a reception to recognize leaders in healthcare throughout the state. George Regional Hospital received the Overall PPS Hospital Strength Index Award. The State consults with an independent health analytics company to analyze and compare rural hospitals across the state. The award was based on hospital specific data for 70…

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Employee of the Month: Debra Bennett!

Employee of the Month: Debra Bennett!

Debra is an Outpatient Registration Clerk and has been part of the GRHS family for seven years. “Debbie goes above and beyond in guaranteeing accuracy in patient charts. Patients always come first in her book. She is a true advocate for George Regional Health System. She is precise when it comes to patient information, she’s constantly…

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Walmart Associates Donate Coloring Books to George Regional Health System

Walmart Associates Donate Coloring Books to George Regional Health System

Associates based at the Wal-Mart location in Lucedale recently donated coloring books to George Regional Health System as part of an American Cancer Society volunteer effort. “Color With Me” provides an opportunity for Wal-Mart associates to give a gift of encouragement to children undergoing cancer treatment, as well as treatment for other illnesses. “We greatly appreciate…

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Employee of the Month: Richard Hoven!

Employee of the Month: Richard Hoven!

Richard is an IT Technician and has been part of the GRHS family for 11 years (full time). “Richard has always gone out of his way to help everyone in the Maintenance Department on several occasions; from bringing maintenance issues to attention to helping another employee get their spouse into the ER waiting room. All with…

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Employee of the Month: Jennifer Galle!

Employee of the Month: Jennifer Galle!

Jennifer is a mammograher in the Radiology Department and has been part of the GRHS family for 22 years. “I always hear from her patients about how gentle she is during procedures. She is very knowledgeable with her CPT codes and always gets corrected orders, if needed. She’s gentle, caring, friendly and an all around expert…

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