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Men’s Health Awareness | Movember

Posted November 3, 2023

International Event, Movember, Promotes Men’s Health Awareness. Resources for Men Available Locally. November is recognized as Movember. Movember’s aim each year is to fulfill the vision of having an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health by continuing to spark conversation and spread awareness of men’s health issues each year. Through the international Movember […]

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December 07 2023

SCRMC Marketing Wins 6 Statewide Awards

South Central Regional Medical Center’s Marketing Department received six awards at the Annual Meeting for the Mississippi Hospital Association Society for Marketing and Public Relations. The Maggie Award, named after Mississippi’s state flower, the Magnolia, is the highest award presented by MHA and recognizes excellence in the field of healthcare marketing and public relations in […]

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December 05 2023

Rural Hospitals Announce Plans to Open Smith County Emergency Hospital

Covington County Hospital (CCH) and South Central Regional Medical Center (SCRMC) have announced a partnership to reopen a hospital in Raleigh that will serve residents of Smith County and the surrounding areas. Located at 347 Magnolia Drive in Raleigh, the facility previously operated as Patients’ Choice Medical Center, and will reopen as Smith County Emergency […]

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December 04 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Wellness Checks / Vaccinations

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all children, ages 18 and younger, have an annual wellness visit with their pediatrician. Amanda Shoubaki, DO, states, “Having a wellness visit is a lot like an oil change and having a 21-point inspection on your car. As Pediatricians, we use this visit to offer a head to […]

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December 01 2023

Do You Have Shedding? We Have a Solution

What is PRP treatment for hair restoration? PRP non-surgical hair restoration consists of the application of your own Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) topically and by injection into the area of thinning hair to stimulate new hair growth and improve health and texture of existing hair. How does the PRP treatment work? Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) […]

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November 29 2023

Employee of the Month | November 2023

Congratulations to Stacey Poore, RN! South Central Regional Medical Center congratulates Stacey Poore, RN, of ACO, for being selected as the November 2023 Employee of the Month! Stacey has been an employee at South Central for 32 years. She has worked in the ICU and currently works in ACO and Cardiac Rehab. In Stacey’s role, […]

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November 28 2023

Blood Drive | SCRMC

Did you know? Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily, during their chemotherapy treatment More than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day. Help save a life by donating blood at the South Central […]

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November 27 2023

Rase Jones Chosen for MS-AL Senior All-Star Football Team

The Friday night lights have been shining brightly in Soso this fall. The first-year head coach, Corey Reynolds, has a talented group of student-athletes who have poured blood, sweat, and tears to make this season an unforgettable experience for the school. The group is headed to Oxford, Mississippi, this Friday to compete in the 6A […]

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November 27 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Stop the Bleed / EMServ

Stop the Bleed is a bleeding control program that was designed by Homeland Security’s Department of Defense and the American College of Surgeons. EMServ, a division of SCRMC, uses this program to train individuals and community groups on how to manage bleeding in the event of an accident until first responders can arrive. Watch this […]

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November 20 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Home Health and Hospice

Tayler Bradberry, RN, has been a member of the South Central Regional Medical Center family for 4 years. Tayler, who is a Jasper County native, works in ComfortCare Hospice as a Registered Nurse Coordinator. As a Hospice nurse, Tayler’s main role is to provide compassion. “In this role, you have to have patience, be sympathetic, […]

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November 16 2023

SCRMC HealthBreak | Intro to Community / Sports Performance+

South Central Sports Performance+ is excited to have Hunter Melendez join our team! Hunter is a Jones County resident who received his bachelor degree in exercise science with an emphasis in sports performance. Hunter’s role is to work with student athletes to help improve mobility, speed and power. Watch this week’s HealthBreak to learn more […]

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