CCH News

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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 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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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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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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