SHD makes COVID-19 testing a routine clinical service

Release: Public Health COVID-19 Testing Changes VALDOSTA – Beginning Monday, March 29, 2021, health departments throughout South Health District will begin offering rapid COVID-19 testing as a clinical appointment. The two largest health departments, Lowndes and…

The Birthplace at SGMC Receives Touching Donation

Release: The Birthplace at South Georgia Medical Center received its first CuddleCot on behalf of Ashlie’s Embrace. Ashlie’s Embrace is a non-profit organization that raises awareness of CuddleCots and helps make them available in medical…

SGMC promotes Lilliana Johnson to Director of GME

Release: Johnson Named Director of Graduate Medical Education at SGMC South Georgia Medical Center announces the promotion of Lilliana Johnson to Director of Graduate Medical Education. Johnson has been with SGMC since 2014. In her…

SGMC to host vaccination event for educators March…

Release: SGMC Hosts Vaccination Event for Educational Workforce Last week Georgia Governor Brian Kemp announced that beginning March 8, the eligibility for Georgians to receive a COVID-19 vaccine will be expanded. This expansion will include…

SGMC honors two new Hospital Heroes for February

Release: SGMC Honors February Hospital Heroes South Georgia Medical Center recognized Lilliana Johnson and Jennifer Harrison as Hospital Heroes at the February Board of Directors meeting. Johnson is the Physician Services Project Manager for the…

SGMC nurses graduate 12 month residency program

Release: SGMC Celebrates First Cohort Graduation for Nurse Residency Program On Feb. 11, South Georgia Medical Center celebrated its first cohort graduation of nurse residents to complete the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program. The Vizient/AACN Nurse…

Lady Blazer’s Kwajelin Farrar earns GSC East Co-POTW

VALDOSTA, Ga.— The Valdosta State Lady Blazer's starting center Kwajelin Farrar, earned the Gulf South Conference (East Division) Co-Player of the Week award alongside Danielle Norquest from West Florida. This honor follows an outstanding three…