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SGMC Honors Benka as Hospital Hero

Posted on: January 19th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center honored Wendy Benka, practice manager for multiple SGMC clinics, as the Hospital Hero at its monthly Board of Directors meeting.  Benka was honored for her leadership and servant attitude during the operation of SGMC’s COVID-19 Infusion Center.  According to Chief Human Resources Officer Brenda Alexander, “Often times it is the clinical […]

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Grasley Named SGMC Director of Pulmonary and Neurodiagnostic Services

Posted on: January 18th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center announces Travis Grasley as the Director of Pulmonary and Neurodiagnostic Services.   Grasley has been a respiratory therapist for 26 years and served in leadership for 24 years. He holds an associate’s degree in respiratory therapy from North Central State College, Bachelor of Business Administration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and Master […]

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SGMC’s Annual Report Wins Platinum 2021 MarCom Award

Posted on: January 4th, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center was recently recognized nationally by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for its inaugural digital annual report. SGMC received the Marcom Platinum Award for E-Communication in the category of Digital Media.  SGMC partnered with Ascend Strategy & Design to develop and launch the microsite, which received more than 7,000 views […]

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SGMC Resumes Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing

Posted on: January 3rd, 2022

South Georgia Medical Center re-opened its drive-thru COVID-19 testing available at its Smith Northview campus to provide area residents safe and convenient access to testing on Jan. 3. The drive-thru is located at 4280 North Valdosta Road in Valdosta, and is available Monday-Friday, from 9am-4pm.    SGMC has seen a significant increase in the demand for […]

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SGMC Welcomes First Baby of 2022

Posted on: January 3rd, 2022

The first baby of 2022 arrived at The Birthplace at South Georgia Medical Center at 10:06 pm on Saturday, Jan. 1. Baby Greyson Nunnally was born to happy mother, Brittney Baker. Greyson weighed 10 lbs and 3.1 ounces. As the first baby of 2022, SGMC nurses representing Labor and Delivery, Nursery and Post-Partum presented the […]

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SGMC Update Regarding COVID-19

Posted on: December 30th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is seeing a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 tests being performed throughout the system, as well as a rise in the number of positive cases. Over the last three days, 1 in 4 people tested by the system was positive for COVID-19.   There has also been an increase in […]

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SGMC Supports and Raises Awareness of Organ Donation

Posted on: December 29th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to partner with LifeLink of Georgia to honor and remember those who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.   On January 1, 2022, the Donate Life Rose Parade Float titled, Courage to Hope, will include a dedication garden made up of roses with handwritten dedications by hospital […]

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Dr. Rickman Joins SGMC Physician Network

Posted on: December 27th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center is pleased to announce that Richard Rickman, MD, family medicine, has joined the SGMC Physician Network.  

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SGMC Celebrates Babies Born Christmas Week

Posted on: December 22nd, 2021

Babies delivered at South Georgia Medical Center’s Birthplace during the week of Christmas will receive a little extra attention donning their homemade stockings and crocheted Santa hats. Meet Scottie, daughter of Luke and Megan Seibolt, who was born at SGMC on Dec. 21, 2021. The 5lb 12.5oz baby girl snoozes in her Christmas gift, provided […]

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SGMC Continues to Encourage Vaccinations for COVID-19

Posted on: December 20th, 2021

South Georgia Medical Center continues to make vaccinations available at its Smith Northview campus and encourages all eligible citizens to receive their COVID-19 vaccination or booster shot.

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