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Eric Payton Named Employee of the Quarter

December 15, 2020

Eric Payton was recently Covington County Hospital’s Employee of the Quarter! “Eric is a special person that has a work ethic that is unmatched,” said Steven Boleware, CCH Maintenance Director. “He has a positive demeanor and a willingness to jump on any project.” Eric is a native of Prentiss, and he works as a maintenance […]

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CCH Certified to ISO 9001 Quality Management System

September 17, 2020

Covington County Hospital has been awarded by DNV GL Healthcare full certification to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System. “Covington County Hospital is dedicated to providing the safest and most effective healthcare services possible,” says Kathe Bryant, Director of Quality. “ISO certification not only reflects that mission, but helps to empower it. The certificate is […]

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Merrick Allen Named CCH Employee of the Quarter

August 25, 2020

Merrick Allen was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Allen is a native of Magee, Mississippi. He works as an EMT for Covington County Hospital’s EMS Department. “What I like best about working at Covington County Hospital is working with lots of caring people,” said Allen. “It’s like being part of […]

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CCH Covid-19 Drive Thru Accurately Tests Thousands

August 17, 2020

In July, Covington County Hospital’s drive thru Covid-19 testing center swabbed 4,489 individuals for the virus. Since the pandemic began, CCH has tested more than 10,000 individuals for Covid-19. The hospital’s drive thru testing center is one of the few locations in the area with rapid testing, meaning individuals can typically expect to have their […]

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Simpson General Partners with CCH

August 07, 2020

The board of trustees of Simpson General Hospital and Covington County Hospital have entered into an administrative services agreement. Under the agreement recently approved by the two hospital boards, Simpson General’s hospital administrative leadership will be provided by Covington County Hospital’s Chief Executive Officer. The agreement took effect July 6. “We celebrate the differences in […]

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CCH Opens New Clinics with Drive-Thru Covid-19 Testing

August 04, 2020

Covington County Hospital opened two new clinics on Monday, August 3, both featuring a drive-thru Covid-19 testing option. One clinic, Express Care Taylorsville, is located in Smith County and the other, Express Care Sumrall, is in Lamar County. “We recognized a need in both of these communities for another healthcare option,” said Santana Fulcher, clinic […]

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July 06, 2020

On Tuesday, July 7, Covington County Hospital’s Covid-19 Drive-Thru Testing Center will relocated to the old Clayton’s Pharmacy at 301 Hospital Boulevard in Collins. The larger location features two lanes of testing. A physician’s order is not required to be tested, but insurance information will be requested. The CCH testing center features a rapid test, […]

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Kathe Bryant Named Employee of the Quarter

June 15, 2020

Kathe Bryant was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Bryant grew up in an Airforce family and lived in England, North Carolina, Utah, Alabama, and Biloxi before settling down in Collins. During her 28 years working at Covington County Hospital, Bryant has worked in med-surg, behavioral health, the Emergency Room and […]

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April 27, 2020

Covington County Hospital has multiple measures in place to ensure the safety of all patients and urges members of the community not to neglect their care and wellbeing in the event an emergency arises. Across the country, patients experiencing life threatening problems such as heart attacks and strokes are avoiding going to the emergency room […]

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April 07, 2020

Covington County Hospital is following new measures issued by President Donald Trump and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to wear cloth masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Late last week, the CDC issued a recommendation that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings, such as grocery stores and pharmacies. The use of […]

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