SGMC receives 2020 Georgia EMS of the Year…

Release: SGMC EMS Named 2020 Georgia Emergency Medical Service of the Year South Georgia Medical Center was recently awarded the Georgia Emergency Medical Service of the Year award for 2020 by the Georgia Emergency Medical…

Emergency repair on Gordon Street

Update: Gordon Street should be open by noon today, 4/28/2021. Release: TRAFFIC ALERT: A portion of Gordon Street near Hightower Street will be closed until further notice due to an emergency repair. Our crews will…

GEMA conducts damage assessments following severe storm

Release: GEMA/HS Assists Local EMAs, Requests FEMA Joint Damage Assessments in Eight Georgia Counties (ATLANTA) – The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) continues to assist local Emergency Management Agencies (EMAs) with damage…

GEMA opens five new mass COVID-19 vaccination sites

Release: (ATLANTA) –Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency officially opened five additional Mass Vaccination Sites for COVID-19 throughout the state recently. The drive-through sites provide the Pfizer vaccine on an appointment only basis. “We…

Lowndes warns residents of encroaching severe weather

Release: Lowndes County Encourages Citizens to Prepare for Severe Weather In accordance with information disseminated by the Tallahassee Division of the National Weather Service, Lowndes County Emergency Management is currently monitoring the chance of severe…

SGMC upgrades training with Laerdal Manikins

Photo: SGMC Emergency Medical staff running a scenario based training on the new infant Laerdal Manikin. Release: Last month South Georgia Medical Center received three new Laerdal Manikins to help run scenario based training for…