ARCHBOLD’S GRADY GENERAL HOSPITAL HOSTING ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL WEDNESDAY

On Wednesday, June 29, Archbold’s Grady General Hospital will hold an “active shooter” drill, during which hospital staff will simulate a response to an overhead announcement of Code Silver. Code Silver is the hospital’s non-clinical emergency code used to alert staff and visitors of an active shooter, anyone engaged in trying to kill others with any type of weapon, on the hospital campus. “It’s extremely important that our staff knows how to respond in real emergency...



Archbold's Glenn-Mor Nursing Home Names Employee of the Year

Archbold's Glenn-Mor Nursing Home named Wessie Smith their 2021 Employee of the Year. “Wessie is such a blessing to our residents and takes so much pride in her work,” said Tammy Gurley, administrator at Glenn-Mor Nursing Home. “She is a team player and is very deserving of this award.”



Archbold Medical Center Names Employees of the Year

Archbold Medical Center recently named its 2021 Employees of the Year. LaDeldrick Smith was named Archbold Memorial Hospital’s 2021 Employee of the Year. “LaDeldrick sets the bar high when it comes to customer service and leading by example,” said Carl Hart, Security Manager at Archbold Memorial Hospital. “He approaches every visitor, patient or staff member with one thing in mind, and that is ensuring that he has addressed any issue or concern that they might have. He...



Archbold Now Offers Enhanced Technology for Sinusitis Patients

Archbold's Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy Center now offers the TruDi® Navigation System. The navigation system is an image-guided navigation system designed for use during balloon sinuplasty as well as complex sinus surgical procedures. It is ideally used for patients with chronic sinus headaches or on multiple allergy and sinus medications to breathe. "Archbold has always been on the cutting edge of technology and has offered balloon sinuplasty for chronic sinusitis patients for many...



Brooks County Outpatient Rehabilitation Has New Location

Archbold's Brooks County Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation has a new building and location. The new building located at 1801 W. Screven Street is on Presbyterian Home and Retirement Community campus. The building has larger treatment rooms for physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy patients, as well as a large gym with therapy equipment. "The new building for outpatient rehabilitation in Brooks County is a long time coming," said Jamie Womack, Vice President of...



Archbold Auxiliary Scholarships Have Positive Impact on Local Student

Each year, the Archbold Auxiliary awards several scholarships to local students to help with their continuing education in healthcare or medical-related field of study. Mary-Catherine Bryant is a six-year recipient of the Auxiliary scholarships and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She recently graduated from the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health with a Master's degree in public health...



Brooks County Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold's Brooks County Hospital recently named Kim Redding their 2021 Employee of the Year. "Kim truly cares about BCH and is an advocate for our patients and staff members," said June Furney, administrator at Brooks County Hospital. "She is well respected and is a resource for our employees. We are so honored to recognize her as our Employee of the Year." Redding is the assistant director of nursing and BCH’s emergency department. She has been an employee for 24 years.



Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center Name Employees of the Year

Archbold's Mitchell County Hospital and Mitchell Convalescent Center recently named Rickey Hampton and Stanisha Powell the 2021 Employees of the Year, respectively. "Rickey is a great employee – he is a team player and spiritual up-lifter," said Carla Beasley, administrator at Mitchell County Hospital. "He transports his patients with the utmost care and concern, treating them like his own family. We are so proud to recognize him as our MCH Employee of the Year." "Stanisha is a great...



Maxwell Ferguson gives back to Archbold

The birth of grandchildren is an exciting and joyous time for families. But, when Sharon Maxwell Ferguson's daughter-in-law, Aimee Savage, began experiencing severe symptoms of preeclampsia after giving birth to her twins, that joy turned to fear. “Aimee became very ill and for several hours, we weren’t sure she was going to make it,” said Ferguson. “It was such a scary time for all of us, but thankfully, Aimee made a full recovery and was able to go home with her newborn...



Archbold Implements a COVID-19 Visitation and Masking Response Level System

As part of Archbold's COVID-19 response, effective immediately, Archbold will assign a Visitation and Masking Response Level that defines family and guest access and masking requirements in all Archbold facilities. The levels will be determined by the CDC guidelines for healthcare settings, several local indicators and data from the CDC's COVID-19 Community Levels that determine the prevalence of COVID-19 in our community. The level will be updated periodically as the data are...



Grady General Hospital Names Employee of the Year

Archbold's Grady General Hospital recently named Cornelius Forrest their 2021 Employee of the Year. "Cornelius is the type of employee that makes Grady General so great and is a joy to work with," said Crystal Wells, administrator at Grady General Hospital. "He continually goes above and beyond to help everyone within our organization. He is very deserving of this recognition." Forrest is a part of the Environmental Services team at GGH, and has been an employee for three years.



Archbold Hosting Cancer Survivor Day Event

Archbold’s Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center is hosting a Cancer Survivor Day event on Friday, June 3, 2022 to celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day. The event, which will be held at the Lewis Hall Singletary Oncology Center, is open to all former and current patients. Attendees will be able to meet with representatives from a variety of support programs offered by the cancer center and experience live music and refreshments. The event is from 10am to 2pm. For more...