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Wellness Center Membership Available

Posted December 13, 2018

Give the gift of health this Christmas! Purchase a 3 month membership to the Wellness Center for $70 (a $105 value). Call 601-399-0530 or visit the Wellness Center today. By purchasing this special, you receive the following: Receive an assessment and customized exercise plan developed by an exercise physiologist with your purchase of a 3 […]

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January 03 2019

Dr. Hugh Stancill Retires | OB-GYN Group of Laurel

HUGH STANCILL, MD, OB-GYN, RETIRES After many years of service to the South Central Health System and the patients of South Central Mississippi, Dr. Hugh Stancill, OB-GYN with OB-GYN Group of Laurel, has retired. His retirement date was effective January 1st. Dr. Stancill began his career in medicine with Jones County Community Hospital (and later […]

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January 03 2019

Sibling Preparation Class | January 15

Becoming a big brother or a big sister is a major event in the life of a child. This program, designed for children 3 to 7 years of age, helps siblings prepare for the emotional and physical realities of the arrival of a newborn. Activities include role-playing with infant dolls, an age appropriate video, refreshments […]

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January 01 2019

Childbirth Preparation Class | January 12

Having a baby can be one of the most exciting times in life. Prepared Childbirth program provides the expectant mother and her labor partner with knowledge and techniques for a better birth experience. This comprehensive course includes: the birth process, normal experiences during labor, coping strategies, medication and anesthesia options during labor, coping techniques and […]

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December 31 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Annual Report 2019

The South Central Regional Medical Center is continuing to add new physicians, technology, and services.  As the second largest employer in Jones County with more than 2,000 employees and more than 125 healthcare providers, the organization provides healthcare services to the residents of Jones County and surrounding areas.  During the last year, the health system […]

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December 28 2018

Robert A. DeSantis, MD, Joins South Central Regional Medical Center

Robert A. DeSantis, MD, Joins South Central Regional Medical Center Effective January 1, 2019, Laurel OBGYN, PA is now OB-GYN Group of Laurel Effective January 1, 2019, Robert A. DeSantis, MD, and staff at Laurel Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA, will join South Central Regional Medical Center. The facility name will change to OB-GYN Group of […]

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December 24 2018

SCRMC | Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas from the South Central Regional Medical Center family!

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December 18 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | Direct Access Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer among both men and women in the United States and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Vanessa Cochran, a gastrointestinal nurse navigator at South Central Regional Medical Center explains that one-third of colorectal deaths can be prevented by getting a colonoscopy. A colonoscopy is the […]

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December 10 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | EMServ

Herlon Stevens was a 32-year retired veteran when he had the scare of his lifetime. He was with someone when he started getting very tired. He got in his car and started to feel nauseated, and he felt his chest tighten; having been an EMT basic for several years, he knew that this was a […]

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December 06 2018

November 2018 Employee of the Month

  Alecia Bigler was selected as South Central Regional Medical Center’s Employee of the Month for November 2018. She is a Care Manager in the Quality Care Management Department and has been employed by South Central Regional Medical Center for 11 years. Alecia helps to assess patients’ needs, provide education, and assist with discharge planning. […]

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December 03 2018

SCRMC HealthBreak | RSV  

Respiratory syncytial virus infection, or RSV, is a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. Dr. Grant Saxton, a new pediatrician at Laurel Pediatric Clinic, explains, “It is a very, very common virus that circulates in the colder winter months similar to the seasonal pattern that we see with influenza.” Most people recover […]

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