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Hospital Authority Recognizes Heroes

Posted on: November 27th, 2017

The Hospital Authority of Valdosta Lowndes County recognized individuals as the November Hospital Heroes for their quick response to establish and staff a child care center for the children of employees working during Hurricane Irma.  With only a 48 hour notice, the local YMCA set up a 24-hour emergency childcare program on South Georgia Medical Center’s main campus and operated for two days. During this time, 20 YMCA staff member cared for 31 children ages 0-12 years.  SGMC’s Quality and Data Analyst Sharee Jordan stepped up to care for the teenagers requiring supervision.  Those recognized at the meeting included Larry Tobey, President/CEO of the YMCA,  Jackie McSwords, Childcare Director, Sandra Clark, SGMC Childcare Center Director, Randy Gaytan, YMCA PrimeTime Director and Sharee Jordan, Quality Data Analyst III/RN, SGMC.