Covington County Hospital provides general medical and surgical care for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room patients, and participates in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Covington County is covered 24/7 by ACLS ambulance personnel. You may obtain an ambulance by dialing 911 or dial the hospital direct at 601-765-6711 and ask for the ambulance service.
Covington County Hospital has a 4 - bed trauma room and 5 exam rooms. The ED is covered 24/7 by a physician or a nurse practitioner with University Medical Center TelEmergency Medicine. The emergency department's phone number is 601-698-0280.
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Covington County Hospital's laboratory is staffed 24 hours per day by a licensed medical technologist.
The cafeteria staff provides healthy, delicious meals for the patients and employees of Covington County Hospital. A registered dietitian manages the patients' nutrition assessment and needs.
Covington County Hospital provides an outpatient specialty clinic for the convenience of the patient. By providing specialty services such as cardiology, orthopedics among others, patients are able to see their specialists locally.
The radiology department is covered 24/7 by a licensed radiology technologist. All radiological studies are sent by the PACs system to Comprehensive Radiology for reading and results may be returned to Covington County Hospital within 30 minutes in emergency situations.
Covington County Hospital, Respiratory Therapy Department, is staffed with highly trained, state and nationally credentialed respiratory therapist. Our certified and registered staff's education and professionalism enable us to offer an extensive variety of respiratory services, including treatment and diagnostic procedures.
We offer short-term rehabilitation with up to six days of therapy services a week. Our professional staff strives to reach and maintain the maximum rehabilitation potential for each resident. A variety of activities and familiar visitors provide an anticipation that keeps our residents stimulated and interacting with friends and relatives.
Swing Bed (or Skilled Nursing Care) is a Medicare program designed to provide additional inpatient care to those needing extra time to heal or strengthen. The term "Swing Bed" refers the the use of hospital beds for either acute or skilled nursing care.
Covington County Hospital's rehabilitation program helps patients recover and return home quickly following debilitating injury, stroke or major surgeries such cardiac, hip, knee or other joint replacement procedures.