Posts in May, 2021

  • Stroke Team Improves Longevity, Reduces Disability

    Fear can be our friend when it helps us avoid danger. When fear forces us to take unhealthy risks, however, it can be our foe. Doctors and nurses working in Southeast Georgia Health System’s Stroke Program know this all too well. When the pandemic struck, Phillip P. Amodeo, M.D., a board-certified neurologist at Southeast Georgia Physician Associates–Neurology and medical director for ...
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  • Blood Drives Across the Golden Isles

    Honor your hero by being a hero and donating blood at one of the many blood drives occurring across the Golden Isles this week! The American Red Cross is in need. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to give back. Monday 5/24 : College Place United Methodist Church across from Brunswick High School, 1-6 p.m. Wednesday 5/26 : Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints on Community, 2-7 p.m. Friday ...
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  • NOTICE of the ANNUAL MEETING of the Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority

    May 21, 2021 -- The annual meeting of the Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority (the “Authority”) will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. The Authority will review and consider (1) SGHS, Inc. Compliance with Lease Agreement review, (2) Funds Budgeted for Indigent/Charity Care for 2022, (3) the ratification of the 2015-2017 Revised State’s fiscal year ...
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  • Running the Well-oiled Machine

    A hospital is comprised of many departments and team members, from medical staff such as doctors, nurses and technicians to nonclinical departments, including environmental services, safety and security, and facilities. Working together, they strive to keep our community as healthy as possible on the frontlines of a global pandemic. One such team member is Catherine Coop, MT, team coordinator for ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Offers Age 12+ COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines

    May 14, 2021 –Southeast Georgia Health System is offering COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines for all individuals age 12 and older at its Brunswick and St. Marys Vaccine Clinics. Pfizer is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for those aged 12-18. Appointments can be scheduled online at sghs.org/covid19-vaccine. Brunswick Campus, Linda S. Pinson Conference Center (enter through Parkwood Drive ...
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Partners with American Red Cross to Host Community Blood Drive May 21

    May 13, 2021 – Southeast Georgia Health System is committed to strengthening its community and helping meet hospital and patient needs through blood donations. Blood is a perishable product that can only come from volunteer blood donors. With someone in the U.S. needing blood every two seconds, blood products must be constantly replenished, according to the American Red Cross. To help fill ...
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  • Maelil Scholars Program Supports Specialty Nursing Education and Achievement at Southeast Georgia Health System

    In recognition of nurses and the impact they have on a community’s health, local residents Reg and Diana Murphy recently presented Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation with a $50,000 grant to establish the Maelil Scholars Program for registered nurses. The announcement took place on May 12, the birthdate of Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. The grant is made possible ...
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  • Pappas Donates "Vaccinated" Wristbands To Help Ease COVID-19 Anxiety

    May 10, 2021 – St. Simons Island resident Cheri Pappas recently donated blue “VACCINATED” wristbands to Southeast Georgia Health System and Glynn County Health Department to help ease COVID-19 anxiety. The wristbands will be distributed to individuals receiving their COVID-19 vaccine. Pappas hopes her generous gift will serve as a beacon of hope. “I want people to see the ...
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  • COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Workers Go Above and Beyond the Call of Duty

    In early 2020, COVID-19 preparation became a primary focus at Southeast Georgia Health System as departments representing all aspects of hospital operations and patient care began working together to develop plans to safely care for COVID-19 patients, as well as keep non-COVID-19 patients and team members from being exposed to the virus. After months of caring for extremely ill patients, the ...
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  • Thank You For Your Service

    Thank you to all of our team members for their dedication and diligence, especially during the past year. A global pandemic made their jobs more challenging, but all of our team members rose to the occasion. Thank you for your loyal service to our organization and your commitment to our patients and community.
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  • Southeast Georgia Health System Names Palmer and Conlon Volunteers of the Year

    May 3, 2021 – Southeast Georgia Health System Volunteer Services recently announced Suzanne Palmer as the Brunswick Campus Volunteer of the Year and Dennis Conlon as the Camden Campus Volunteer of the Year. The awards were presented during National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, 2021. Palmer, a retired Glynn County teacher of 31 years, began volunteering in the Brunswick Campus Gift Shop in ...
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  • Recognizing Nurses For Their Ongoing Contributions To Our Health

    Southeast Georgia Health System Celebrates National Nurses Week May 1, 2021 – National Nurses Week is an annual worldwide celebration of nurses that begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. It’s an opportunity for people to acknowledge and show their gratitude towards nurses for their significant contributions to our well-being. After experiencing a ...
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  • A Behind the Scenes COVID-19 Battle

    On March 10, 2020 Southeast Georgia Health System received notification from the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) that a patient treated at the Health System’s Camden Campus preliminarily tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to the novelty of the virus, initial testing had to be outsourced which caused delays in receiving the exceedingly necessary results. Health System ...
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