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March 25, 2020

Covington County Hospital opened a drive thru COVID-19 testing center on Monday, March 23, and began accepting clinic patients via telehealth calls on Tuesday, March 24, in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 while also offering consistent care to other types of patients. A person must be experiencing symptoms in order to be […]

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COVID-19: A Message from Dr. Word Johnston

March 19, 2020

From Dr. Word Johnston at Green Tree Family Medical Clinic in Mount Olive, Mississippi GREEN TREE PHONE NUMBER: 601-797-3405 To residents of Mount Olive and surrounding communities WASH YOUR HANDS!! All the staff at Green Tree are here to serve you. We are following recommendations from the CDC and Mississippi Department of Health in dealing […]

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March 14, 2020

Covington County Hospital has begun executing a variety of previously established safety measures as a result of the recent cases of COVID-19 reported in Forrest County. Beginning Monday, March 16, visiting hours for patients will be limited to the hours of 4 to 7 p.m. and only one visitor will be allowed to visit a […]

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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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Arrington Living Center Receives Multiple Customer Satisfaction Awards

May 21, 2019

The award-winning Arrington Living Center continues to add new accolades to its name, recently receiving a 2018 Embracing Quality Award and a 2019 Customer Experience Pinnacle Award. Both awards are centered around customer satisfaction and patients’ experience with their care. “We always strive to give our residents the best experience possible, so to have that […]

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