Archbold Welcomes New Physician Webb

Archbold Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Eric Webb, MD, to the medical staff. Webb earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry at Florida State University in Tallahassee. He completed his medical degree at Florida State University’s College of Medicine, where he spent the final two years living in Thomasville and learning from the Archbold staff. Webb completed his residency in urology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He joins Timothy Grayson, MD and Jason...



Help Archbold Kick COVID by Getting Vaccinated Today

If you have not gotten your COVID-19 vaccine, it’s not too late! As the country begins to emerge on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that vaccinations are working. An Associated Press analysis, with figures provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shows that nearly every COVID death in May was someone who had not been vaccinated. A recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also indicates mRNA vaccines, like the COVID-19...



Anytime Fitness Named Live Better Partner

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders and partners focused on improving the overall health in Thomas County with a specific focus on reducing obesity, recently formed another partnership with a local gym that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals. Anytime Fitness, a gym located in Thomasville, is one of the most recent businesses to become a Live Better partner. As a Live Better partner, Anytime Fitness has...



Archbold Offers New Pharmacy Technician Internship Program

Archbold is now offering a new Pharmacy Technician Internship Program designed to train and prepare new pharmacy technicians or to advance the careers of current pharmacy technicians. “The unique thing about our site is that we touch on every type of pharmacy practice. By the end of our nine month program our students will have completed a curriculum specifically designed to prepare them for national certification,” said Archbold’s Director of Pharmacy, Andrea Jarzyniecki....



Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital recently named Ann Scott their 2020 Employee of the Year. Ann works in respiratory care and has been a part of the Archbold system for 25 years. “Ann is the type of employee that makes our hospital great,” said Crystal Wells, Administrator at Grady General Hospital. “She jumped in head first to take care of our most critical patients during the pandemic. She’s a great patient advocate, and will always speak up when it comes to providing high...



Archbold’s Northside Provides Dementia Training for Local First Responders

Thomas County Fire Rescue, Thomas County EMS, and Thomasville City Fire Department are now better equipped to respond to patients living with Alzheimer's, thanks to Archbold’s Northside Center for Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Care. Wendy Beatty, Northside Community Education Coordinator, offered hands-on dementia training to local first responders in hopes of better helping their interactions with those patients in our communities. "I think it's important to be knowledgeable about...



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year Archbold Medical Center and Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named their 2020 Employees of the Year. Mark Bigley was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2020 Employee of the Year. “Mark was instrumental during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in making sure that our employees had the proper supplies to protect themselves when treating patients,” said Chris Newman, Vice President of Clinical Services. “He...



Archbold’s Grady General Hospital Breaks Ground on New Long Term Care Facility

Archbold’s Grady General Hospital has officially broken ground for its state of the art skilled nursing facility. Monday, May 24, 2021 hospital staff, medical staff, hospital authority, and residents in the community gathered in celebration of the groundbreaking. “Archbold has a long history of investment in Grady County and this is just the next step of really offering the full continuum of care to the residents in this area and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Darcy Craven,...



PPNH Names Employee of the Year

Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Sandy Johnson their 2020 Employee of the Year. Johnson is an Assistant Nurse Manager at PPNH. “Sandy is a valued employee who never hesitates to help when needed, and does a great job improving the quality of life for our residents,” said Angie Milner, Administrator at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home. “She is a fantastic representative of PPNH and we’re so glad we could honor her with this award.”



MCH and MCC Name Employees of the Year

Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Joy Miller and Latasha Jackson the 2020 Employees of the Year, respectively. Miller is the Quality Assurance and Infection Control Coordinator at MCH. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, Joy worked around the clock researching and planning to keep our employees and patients safe and up to date on all procedures,” said Carla Beasley, Administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. “She is an outstanding...



The Gift of Time: Glass Family Donates Cuddle Cot to Archbold Memorial Hospital

Kaleigh and Allen Glass know the inexplicable grief that comes with the loss of a child. February 24th, 2021 Kaleigh and Allen came to Archbold Memorial Hospital due to preterm complications. Emerson Rae was delivered by emergency cesarean section but was unable to be resuscitated. "When we lost Emerson, the nurses here at Archbold gave us the greatest gift they could, time with her," said Kaleigh Glass. Archbold was able to borrow a Cuddle Cot from Grady General Hospital to allow...



Archbold Unveils Portrait of Long-Time Physician Dr. Oscar Mims

On Friday, May 21st, Archbold held a small dedication to honor a well-respected and longtime physician in Thomasville, Oscar Mims, MD. A portrait of the 99-year-old physician was unveiled and will hang inside the halls of Archbold Memorial Hospital in his honor. The portrait was commissioned by his family and given to the hospital in appreciation of Dr. Mims’ long and distinguished career. Dr. Oscar Mims joined the medical staff in 1952 and specialized in Internal Medicine. He also...