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Aerobics Classes | South Central Wellness Center

Posted September 18, 2020

Regular exercise has many benefits. It can improve our overall health and fitness, reduce our risk for chronic conditions, such as diabetes or heart disease and boost our mental and emotional well-being. Adults are encouraged to get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise – or 75 minutes of more vigorous physical activity – each […]

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September 21 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Flu Shots

Medical providers recommend the community to receive their flu shot starting in September. According to Dr. Tullos, the flu can make a person feel bad, and as we know, COVID-19 can make a person feel awful as well. Having both illnesses together could be pretty detrimental overall. To learn more about flu vaccine availability, visit

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September 14 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Healthy Lifestyle

The importance of maintaining good health cannot be stressed enough. A healthy body sets the tone for a person’s day-to-day well-being and determines how a person will age. It also allows people to live an active and more full life, which improves a person’s quality of life as they age. Kelly Tullos, MD, Family Medicine […]

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September 07 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Ellisville Medical Clinic

As the leading family medicine clinic in Ellisville, Ellisville Medical Clinic provides walk-in services for colds, flu, minor and sports related injuries and general healthcare needs as well as appointments for those with chronic health conditions such as diabetes, COPD, GERD, hypertension and thyroid related issues. The healthcare team at Ellisville Medical Clinic provides personalized […]

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August 31 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Introduction to Community

South Central Regional Medical Center welcomes Oscar Okyere, MD. Dr. Okyere completed his internal medicine residency at Howard University. Dr. Okyere joins the team of healthcare providers in the SCRMC Hospitalist program. South Central Hospitalists specialize in the management of care for hospitalized patients. To learn more about the Hospitalist Program, visit

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August 24 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Meet the Ladds

Dr. Seth Ladd and his wife, Susan, are excited to make Laurel/Jones County home. Dr. Ladd states, “For me, it means coming home, which is something that I’m comfortable with. And for Susan, it’s going to be getting to know a place that I love so much and that meant so much to my life. […]

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August 17 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Serving as Camp Doctor

Seth Ladd, DO, General Surgeon at South Central General Surgery, is currently volunteering his time as camp doctor at Camp Ridgecrest and Camp Crestridge in North Carolina. Dr. Ladd speaks about how his career has been intertwined with his personal life since the beginning and camp and South Central Regional Medical Center have been two […]

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August 10 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Dr. Ladd – Intro to Community

The physicians and staff of South Central General Surgery welcome Seth Ladd, DO, to the facility. Dr. Ladd is a native of Jones County who graduated from West Jones High School in 2005. Dr. Ladd was in the first medical school class at William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Ladd completed a Burn […]

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August 03 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Lactation Consultants

Lactation consultants are professional breastfeeding specialists trained to teach mothers how to feed their baby. They help women experiencing breastfeeding problems, such as latching difficulties, painful nursing and low milk production. A lactation consultant also helps babies who are not gaining enough weight. This service is offered by SCRMC with certified lactation consultant, Ashley Floyd, […]

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July 27 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Continued COVID Precautions

During this uncertain time, South Central Regional Medical Center is here to diligently care for patients with life-threatening conditions including COVID-19, heart attacks, strokes, and other emergent conditions. We urge all to not delay care. We are here for you.

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July 20 2020

SCRMC HealthBreak | Emergency Services During COVID

South Central Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department is here to take care of you and your family 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Medical Director of SCRMC’s Emergency Department, Dr. Jeremy Rogers, states, “This is a safe space. We are going to take care of you. We are going […]

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