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...



Live Better 5K Pink Run Saturday

Live Better 5K Pink Run Saturday This Saturday (September 30), Live Better, the Archbold-led community health initiative, will hold the second annual Live Better 5K Pink Run to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The run will help promote the link between obesity and cancer, as well early detection of breast cancer and overall healthy living. If You Go Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017 Location: Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, 919 S Broad Street, Thomasville,...



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 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...



GGH Nurses Complete Fellowship Program 

GGH Nurses Complete Fellowship Program Three Grady General Hospital nurses recently earned credentials for completing a 15-week intensive perinatal fellowship program. The training, offered through the state-designated Perinatal Center in Albany, consisted of education classes and hands-on training specifically related to neonatal and maternal care. The graduates developed clinical and research skills that prepare them to deliver family-engaged perinatal patient care. GGH Perinatal...



Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People

Archbold Health Talk: Healthy Eating for Busy People For busy people, it may be tempting to try something exotic and short-term for fast weight loss. But it wouldn't be healthy, and any weight you lost would probably be quickly regained. A long-term program of sensible eating and exercise is still the best method. It's not new, and it may not be the fad of the moment. For most people, however, it works. “A healthy eating plan for weight loss combines fewer calories...