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November 01, 2021

If your Medicare Advantage Plan is not fulfilling your specific health needs, Medicare allows you to choose another plan during the Annual Enrollment Period from October 15th until December 7th, 2021 to be effective January 1st, 2022.   Insurance Information Covington County Hospital, Arrington Living Center, and affiliated Clinics are considered in-network providers in the […]

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Magee Welcomes Dr. Jonathan Sappington

September 10, 2021

On Tuesday, September 14, Family Care Magee will open an additional location on the third floor of the Medical Towers at Tuscan Court, led by Dr. Jonathan Sappington. “I’m excited about the opportunity to work and serve the Magee community,” said Sappington. “I recognize there is a need for family care physicians in the area, […]

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CCH Opens Covid-19 Treatment Clinic

August 24, 2021

On Tuesday, August 17, Covington County Hospital opened a new Covid-19 Treatment Center, in partnership with the city of Collins, located in the old armory building. The center will provide monoclonal antibody treatment to Covid-19 positive patients. Monoclonal antibodies work by binding to a specific target – such as the Covid-19 virus – to make […]

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CCH Celebrates 70th Anniversary

July 01, 2021

Thursday, July 1, 2021, marks the 70th anniversary of Covington County Hospital, which first opened its doors on the same day in 1951. “It is a great achievement, and there is pride and happiness throughout the county,” stated an article from the News Commercial on June 29, 1951. More than 700 people attended an open […]

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CCH Welcomes Dr. Amanda Cooley

June 25, 2021

In July, Family Care Magee will welcome Dr. Amanda Cooley as a full time family care physician in conjunction with Dr. Rita Redd. Dr. Cooley is a native of Vancleave, Mississippi, and attended the University of Southern Mississippi where she majored in biological sciences with minors in chemistry and psychology. She then attended medical school […]

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CCH Awarded Four Star Rating by CMS

April 30, 2021

A new four-star rating from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services places Covington County Hospital in an elite group with some of the top-performing hospitals in the country. Last week, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released updated hospital rankings on its Care Compare and Provider Data Catalog websites. “This rating is a […]

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CCH Recognized for Performance Leadership in Quality

March 08, 2021

Covington County Hospital has been recognized by The Chartis Center of Rural Health and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) for overall excellence in Quality. CCH was one of ten Critical Access Hospitals and Rural & Community Hospitals in the state of Mississippi to receive a Performance Leadership Award in the […]

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January 07, 2021

Covington County Hospital’s clinics received their first shipment of the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday, January 7. The clinics will immediately begin taking appointments for vaccination from patients age 75 and up and healthcare workers. The first vaccines will be administered as early as Friday morning. “The Covid-19 vaccine is our greatest hope and weapon to […]

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CCH Welcomes Dr. Rita Redd

January 05, 2021

Covington County Hospital opened a new clinic, Family Care Magee, in Magee on Monday, Jan. 4, led by Dr. Rita Redd. Redd earned her M.D. at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and spent the last few years working in Meridian as a part of Rush Health Systems. “I love the relationships I make with […]

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CCH Administers First Covid-19 Vaccinations in Covington County

December 23, 2020

Covington County Hospital received and began to administer the county’s first Covid-19 vaccinations on Wednesday, December 23. The hospital received 200 doses of the Moderna vaccine from the Mississippi State Department of Health. Front line workers such as Dr. Word Johnston, Emergency Room staff, workers for the Covid-19 drive thru testing center, members of EMS, […]

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