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Colquitt Regional Administers First COVID-19 Vaccine

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional received its first allotment of COVID-19 vaccines on Thursday. Dr. Michael Thayer, an emergency department physician who has been on the front line providing care to COVID-19 patients, was the first hospital employee to receive the vaccine. “I have full confidence in this vaccine and encourage everyone to get it when given the opportunity,” said Thayer. Hospital officials have been participating in daily calls with the Georgia Department...



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Colquitt Regional Urges Public to Receive Flu Shot

MOULTRIE, Ga – Colquitt Regional Medical Center officials and physicians are urging members of the public to get their flu shot as there has been an early increase in flu cases. “Overall, there has been a slow and steady increase in flu cases over the last month,” said Colquitt Regional President and CEO Jim Matney. “This year, more than ever, it is crucial for people to receive their flu shots and take the proper measures to decrease their chances of contracting the flu,...



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Colquitt Regional Prepared Amid Coronavirus Concerns

MOULTRIE, Ga. – Colquitt Regional is staying proactive amid concerns of a potential coronavirus outbreak in the United States. In the event that a case is identified in the area, Colquitt Regional has existing infection prevention protocols in place that will be followed, as those basic protocols remain the best defense to a potential outbreak. “We are ensuring that our employees are briefed on the coronavirus and that they know exactly what to look for and how to effectively treat...