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Hurricane Michael Update--October 9, 2018--5pm EST

Please find updated information below on hospital operations for the coming days as we prepare for Hurricane Michael. All elective outpatient services and procedures scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday have been cancelled at Archbold Memorial Hospital, Brooks County Hospital, Grady General Hospital and Mitchell County Hospital—we will perform emergency procedures only. The Archbold Ambulatory Care Center, Wound Care Center, Outpatient Rehab, all AMG clinics and specialty clinics...



Hurricane Michael Update

After reviewing updated hurricane path projections, listening to state and local briefings and discussions with our leadership team, we have made the following decisions regarding operations at Archbold facilities: All elective outpatient services and procedures for Wednesday have been cancelled—we will perform emergency procedures only On-call teams will be notified Tuesday morning, regarding required staffing and the need to stay overnight We will make decisions regarding...



Archbold Hospitals Benefit from Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program

It’s no secret Georgia’s rural hospitals have been facing financial crisis. To help support the growing financial needs of Georgia’s rural and critical access hospitals like Archbold Memorial Hospital and Archbold’s Brooks County Hospital (BCH) in Quitman, Grady General Hospital in Cairo (GGH), and Mitchell County Hospital (MCH) in Camilla, Georgia legislators introduced The Rural Hospital Tax Credit bill (State Bill 258). The bill, which passed in 2016, offers a rare state tax...



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Archbold Women’s Center Pinks Element Style Bar

The Archbold Women’s Center is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month 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 its earliest stages. On Thursday, October 4, the Archbold Women’s...



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Archbold Women’s Center Pinks TNB

The Archbold Women’s Center is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month 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 its earliest stages. On Tuesday, October 2, the Archbold Women’s...



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Archbold Women's Center Pinks the YMCA

The Archbold Women’s Center is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month 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 its earliest stages. On Monday, October 1, the Archbold Women’s...



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Belk Donates to Singletary Oncology Center

Belk in Thomasville recently raised $700 from a bake sale held at the store during the department store’s Wacoal Fit for the Cure event. The funds were used to purchase bras that were donated to Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center for cancer patients. Picture from left to right: Josh Simmons, MD, Medical Oncologist at Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center; Debbie Beeson, Breast Navigator at Archbold’s Singletary Oncology Center; Ciara Thomas, Intimate...



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Identifying Warning Signs of Suicide Early

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. It’s estimated that nearly 45,000 Americans die by suicide each year. Statistics show that men die by suicide more often than women, and the rate of suicide is highest in middle age, Caucasian men in particular. Though the statistics are...



Archbold Dedicates Edward and Lisbeth Fogg Clinic in Camilla

Archbold Dedicates Edward and Lisbeth Fogg Clinic in Camilla On Tuesday, September 11, community members and supporters of Archbold’s Mitchell County Hospital gathered for a dedication ceremony at the building housing the Medical Group of Mitchell County on Highway 19 in Camilla. During the ceremony, the building was dedicated in memory of and named after Edward C. and Lisbeth A. Fogg, longtime Mitchell County residents and generous supporters of Archbold and Mitchell County Hospital....



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Archbold Encourages Hurricane Preparation

Hurricane season is upon us and is here to stay until late November. Archbold Medical Center is actively educating staff and preparing for what this year’s hurricane season may bring. “We partner with the National Weather Service and monitor part of the alert system on a daily basis,” said Chuck Winchester, Archbold’s emergency management coordinator. “We get a weather briefing from the National Weather Service through the Hurricane Center at 5 a.m., and we analyze...



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Archbold Maternity Center Recognizes World Breastfeeding Week

Archbold Maternity Center Recognizes World Breastfeeding Week Many parents bottle-feed their babies. But experts say breastmilk sets the tone for a healthy lifestyle for your little one right from the start. August 1-7 is recognized as World Breastfeeding Week, a time to promote the importance of breastfeeding and how it relates to long-term health benefits. “Breastmilk provides your baby with all the nutrients he or she needs,” said Archbold nurse and international board...



Archbold Welcomes New Providers

Archbold Memorial Hospital recently welcomed physician assistants Dawn C. Howell, PA-C, and Catherine W. Howell, PA-C, to the medical staff. Dawn Howell earned a Bachelor of Science degree in physician assistant studies and a Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center. She joins Southland Hospitalist Group and will be seeing patients at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville. Catherine Howell earned a Bachelor of...