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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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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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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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COVINGTON COUNTY FIRST COVID-19 POSITIVE QUARANTINED AT HOME

March 27, 2020

The first case of COVID-19 in Covington County was confirmed by the Mississippi Department of Health on Friday, March 27. The patient was tested in an outpatient setting with infection control measures in place to prevent exposure to others. The patient was sent home to self-quarantine. Covington County Hospital implemented its previously established infection control […]

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CCH PREPARES FOR POSSIBLE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

March 02, 2020

News about the spread of COVID-19, more widely known as the coronavirus, has become increasingly hard to ignore in the past couple of weeks. Last week, Covington County Hospital leadership met to discuss how to prepare for a possible outbreak after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerted hospitals nationwide that the virus […]

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Kimberly Harper Named CCH Employee of the Quarter

March 01, 2020

Kimberly Harper was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Harper is a native of Prentiss, Mississippi. She works as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in the Laboratory at CCH. “Kim is an excellent laboratory scientist, but also a great human being,” said Debbie Bishop, CCH Laboratory Director. “She is kind, considerate, […]

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Marisa Pruitt Named CCH Employee of the Quarter

January 23, 2020

Marisa Pruitt was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Pruitt is a native of Taylorsville, Mississippi. She works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at CCH’s Family Care of Seminary clinic. “My favorite part of the job is knowing my patients on a personal level and being able to help them […]

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CCH Recognized with 2019 Performance Leadership Award in Quality

November 21, 2019

In conjunction with National Rural Health Day on November 21, Covington County Hospital is announcing that it 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. Based on the results of the Hospital Strength INDEX from iVantage Health […]

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CCH Names Jessica Yoss Employee of the Quarter

September 19, 2019

Jessica Yoss was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Yoss is a native of Mt. Olive, Mississippi. She works as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at Arrington Living Center. “My favorite part of the job is taking care of people,” said Yoss. “When our residents tell m e they are glad […]

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CCH Names Danielle Berard Employee of the Quarter

July 16, 2019

Danielle Berard was recently named Employee of the Quarter at Covington County Hospital. Berard is a native of Collins, Mississippi. She works as a registered nurse in Covington County Hospital’s Emergency Room and serves as supervisor of surgery. “My favorite thing about CCH is walking down the hall and knowing every face I pass,” said […]

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