BCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1

BCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1 The deadline for Georgia taxpayers to donate to rural hospitals and take advantage of a rare state tax credit is quickly approaching. The Rural Hospital Tax Credit Bill, also known as State Bill 258, was adopted to encourage Georgians to contribute and help support the growing needs of rural and critical access hospitals like Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital (BCH) in Quitman. In order to benefit from the program in 2018, tax credit...



MCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1

MCH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1 The deadline for Georgia taxpayers to donate to rural hospitals and take advantage of a rare state tax credit is quickly approaching. The Rural Hospital Tax Credit Bill, also known as State Bill 258, was adopted to encourage Georgians to contribute and help support the growing needs of rural and critical access hospitals like Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital (MCH) in Camilla. In order to benefit from the program in 2018, tax credit...



GGH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1

GGH Georgia Income Tax Credit Deadline November 1 The deadline for Georgia taxpayers to donate to rural hospitals and take advantage of a rare state tax credit is quickly approaching. The Rural Hospital Tax Credit Bill, also known as State Bill 258, was adopted to encourage Georgians to contribute and help support the growing needs of rural and critical access hospitals like Archbold’s Grady General Hospital (GGH) in Cairo. In order to benefit from the program in 2018, tax credit...



Archbold Women’s Center “Pinks” Elliano’s

Archbold Women’s Center “Pinks” Elliano’s The Archbold Women’s Center is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month by “pinking out” local businesses. Archbold Women’s Center staff visited the Thomasville Elliano’s on Wednesday, October 4, as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to remind women of the risk factors associated with breast cancer, and to encourage them to schedule a screening mammogram.



Archbold Women’s Center “Pinks” YMCA

Archbold Women’s Center “Pinks” YMCA The Archbold Women’s Center is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month a different way this year—by “pinking out” local businesses. Archbold Women’s Center staff will be visiting local businesses throughout the month of October as part of their “We Got Pink’d” campaign. The initiative is intended to encourage women to do monthly self-breast exams and schedule a screening mammogram, the best methods to detect breast cancer in...



September: A Focus on Ovarian and Prostate Cancer

September: A Focus on Ovarian and Prostate Cancer According to the CDC, prostate cancer is the most common cancer (other than skin cancer) among men in the United States. And research shows that ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of death in American woman. In Georgia during 2016, an estimated 420 women died from ovarian cancer and an estimated 780 men died from prostate cancer. Six cases of ovarian cancer and 63 cases of prostate cancer were treated at...



Prevent Suicide: Know the Warning Signs

Prevent Suicide: Know the Warning Signs September is recognized as National Suicide Awareness Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the third leading cause of death among young adults in the United States, and the tenth leading cause of death overall. But mental health professionals say that most suicide cases can be prevented. And family and friends often have an opportunity to catch warning signs before a person actually commits suicide. “It’s...



Archbold Preparations for Hurricane Irma

In preparation for Hurricane Irma, Archbold has made the following operational decisions: All elective inpatient and outpatient procedures for Monday and Tuesday have been cancelled. We will only perform emergency procedures. We will resume all procedures when we can safely resume normal operations. Archbold Urgent Care, all Archbold Medical Group clinics and other Archbold outpatient facilities will be closed Monday and Tuesday, and will reopen when we can safely resume normal...



Archbold’s Hospice Hosts Annual Camp HEAL

The loss of a grandparent, parent, sibling or friend may occur at some point in a child’s early years. So when a loved one dies, it can be difficult to know how to help kids cope with the loss, especially if you are working through your own grief as well. This fall, Archbold’s Hospice of Southwest Georgia will host the 12th annual Camp H.E.A.L. (Healing and Encouragement After Loss), a bereavement day camp that helps children ages 6 to 17 learn to cope with the loss of a loved...



ARCHBOLD HOSTS FIRE DRILL THURSDAY 

ARCHBOLD HOSTS FIRE DRILL THURSDAY On Thursday, July 27, Archbold Memorial Hospital will hold a fire drill, during which hospital staff and other community agencies will simulate a response. The drill will take place at 8 am, and be held primarily on the 7th floor of the North Tower at Archbold Memorial Hospital. First responders will respond to the hospitals call to E-911, arriving on the scene to assess and control the simulated situation. “It’s extremely important that our...



Archbold and Glenn-Mor name Employees of the Year

Archbold and Glenn-Mor Name Employees of the Year Archbold recently named Shonkisha Jones the Archbold Memorial Hospital 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. And Archbold’s Glenn-Mor Nursing Home recently named Tamarra Childs the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Shonkisha began working at Archbold in 2001 as a certified nursing assistant. She recently earned a degree in Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN), and she currently works as an LPN on the fifth floor at Archbold...



PPNH Names Russ Employee of the Year

PPNH Names Russ Employee of the Year Archbold’s Pelham Parkway Nursing Home recently named Dusty Russ the 2016-2017 Employee of the Year. Russ began working at Pelham Parkway Nursing Home in 2014 as an administrative assistant. She was promoted to personnel coordinator in February 2017, a position she still holds today. “Dusty is the perfect example of what we look for in a PPNH employee,” said Renee Humphries, director of nursing at PPNH. “She is always friendly to our...