Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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UPDATED: September 25, 2020 4:35 pm

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UPDATED: September 23, 2020 4:33 pm

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UPDATED: May 29, 2020, 4 pm

UPDATED: May 28, 2020, 9:19 pm

UPDATED: May 26, 2020, 6:00 pm

Colquitt Regional has recently experienced a significant increase in positive COVID-19 cases. Please visit our COVID-19 page for more information.


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UPDATED: April 10, 2020, 2:39pm

As of 2:00pm today, Colquitt Regional has 217 results pending. We have recently experienced additional delays in receiving results from the laboratory, but will continue to update the numbers on this page as we receive them.


UPDATED: April 8, 2020, 12:32pm


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UPDATED: March 31, 2020, 6:48 pm


UPDATED: March 30, 2020, 6:30 pm


UPDATED: March 29, 2020, 6:30 pm

“It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of a patient in our hospital who tested positive for COVID-19. The patient was an older adult with other underlying health conditions. Out of respect for the privacy of the patient's family, we are unable to share any further information. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of this patient and to all of the loved ones impacted by this illness in our community and around the world. Please continue to be vigilant in taking all measures to prevent the spread of this virus and keep our employees in your prayers as they work tirelessly to care for our patients. “

- Jim Matney, Colquitt Regional President & CEO

* Please note the inclusion of data on this tracker as it relates to the ages of patients testing positive for COVID-19. All future updates will reflect this data.


UPDATED: March 29, 2020, 9:00 am

Latest COVID-19 numbers


UPDATED: March 28, 2020, 9:00 am

Latest COVID-19 numbers


UPDATED: March 27, 2020, 3:10pm

latest COVID-19 numbers

As of 3:00pm today, Colquitt Regional has performed 102 tests for COVID-19. Of those 102 tests, 5 were positive, 15 were negative, and 82 are pending. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 27, 2020, 9:30am

latest COVID-19 numbers

As of 9:00am today, Colquitt Regional has performed 98 tests for COVID-19. Of those 98 tests, 5 were positive, 15 were negative, and 78 are pending. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 26, 2020, 8:30pm

Updates to visitation Policy

It is with a very heavy heart that we must suspend all visitation at Colquitt Regional Medical Center. We understand that it is difficult to have a loved one in our care and not be able to visit them, but the safety of our patients and staff must be our top priority at this time. Exceptions to this policy include:

  • Minors under age 18 may have one parent/guardian
  • Obstetric patients will be allowed one visitor
  • Patients who are at the end-of-life may have two visitors at a time

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.


UPDATED: March 26, 2020, 3:00pm

Latest COVID-19 Numbers

As of 3:00pm today, Colquitt Regional has performed 91 tests for COVID-19. Of those 91 tests, 5 were positive, 15 were negative, and 71 are pending. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 26, 2020, 11:00am

Latest COVID-19 Numbers

As of 11:00am today, Colquitt Regional has performed 76 tests for COVID-19. Of those 76 tests, 5 were positive, 12 were negative, and 59 are pending. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 25, 2020, 4:30pm

changes to visitor policy

Effective immediately:

  • No visitors will be allowed in the ER treatment area. One visitor per patient is allowed to remain in the ER waiting room, if the visitor does not exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms. An exception will be made for pediatric patients, one parent/caregiver will be allowed to accompany a patient under the age of 18.
  • Our screeners located at facility entrances will be taking the temperature of all employees and visitors entering the building.

Thank you for your cooperation as we strive to limit any potential exposure of COVID-19 for our patients and staff.


UPDATED: March 25, 2020, 3:05pm

Latest COVID-19 numbers

As of 3:00pm today, Colquitt Regional has performed 76 tests for COVID-19. Of those 76 tests, 12 were negative, 61 are pending, and 3 were positive. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 25, 2020, 9:24am

elective surgeries & Procedures postponed

Following the recommendations set forth by the CDC, the medical staff at Colquitt Regional has made the decision to postpone all elective surgical and procedural cases, effective Monday, March 24. In addition, all routine screening procedures will be postponed, including mammography, DEXA scans, and coronary calcium scoring. If you have a surgery, procedure or routine screening scheduled, our staff members will be calling you to reschedule. Please note this only applies to non-emergent patient needs. As always, our surgical & radiology teams are on standby and prepared to care for patients when medically urgent needs arise.

Thank you for understanding and cooperating with us as we make every effort to limit exposure of COVID-19 to patients and staff.


UPDATED: March 25, 2020, 9:24am

As of 8:00am today, Colquitt Regional has performed 59 tests for COVID-19. Of those 59 tests, 12 were negative, 44 are pending, and 3 were positive. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 24, 2020, 3:13 pm

As of 3:00pm today, Colquitt Regional has performed 59 tests for COVID-19. Of those 59 tests, 9 were negative, 47 are pending, and 3 were positive. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 24, 2020, 9:00 am

Colquitt Regional Medical Center has received an additional positive COVID-19 test result. The patient was tested at a testing location set-up on the Colquitt Regional campus but outside of the hospital. The patient is not being treated at Colquitt Regional and is isolating at home. To date, Colquitt Regional has performed 37 tests. Of those 37 tests, 9 were negative, 25 are pending, and 3 were positive. While these are the first cases identified in Colquitt County, there will likely be more. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 23, 2020, 3:00 pm

Colquitt Regional Medical Center has received two positive COVID-19 test results. The patients were tested at a testing location set-up on the Colquitt Regional campus but outside of the hospital. The patients are not being treated at Colquitt Regional and are isolating at home. To date, Colquitt Regional has performed 25 tests. Of those 25 tests, 6 were negative, 17 are pending, and 2 were positive. While these are the first cases identified in Colquitt County, there will likely be more. We urge the public to continue following CDC recommendations of social distancing, frequently washing hands, covering your coughs and sneezes, and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces/objects. Colquitt Regional is actively monitoring this evolving situation through daily briefings and will continue to update this page with the latest information.


UPDATED: March 21, 2020, 4:00 pm

We have no new updates for today but as a reminder, Colquitt Regional has a COVID-19 hotline (229-891-9380). This hotline is available as a public service to provide information and guidance for patients who believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19 or experiencing symptoms of the virus. We are taking calls from 8am – 5pm every day of the week.

While we have had no positive COVID-19 cases in Colquitt County, we are urging the public to remain vigilant against the spread of germs and to follow guidelines set by the CDC, WHO, and government officials. Here are a few tips on how we can collectively work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing - remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet or 2 meters) from others when possible.
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean AND disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.

UPDATED: March 18, 2020, 2:30 pm

Effective immediately, patients that are visiting the Colquitt Regional Emergency Department with symptoms known to be associated with COVID-19 will no longer be allowed to have a visitor accompany them into treatment areas. The only exception will be minors under the care of a parent/guardian. Thank you for your cooperation as we work to limit the potential exposure of COVID-19. Patients visiting the Emergency Department with other medical issues will still be allowed 1 visitor at this time. This could change as the response to COVID-19 cases is rapidly evolving.


UPDATED: March 18, 2020, 12:45 pm

Is Colquitt Regional testing for COVID-19?

While we do have tests available, we are only testing individuals that pass certain criteria:

  • Do they have symptoms that require medical attention or hospitalization?
  • Are they a healthcare worker that has been exposed to COVID-19 or is exhibiting symptoms?

If they do not fall into one of these categories at this moment, they will not be tested. As more tests are available, testing protocols may be altered. For individuals experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, coughing, shortness of breath) that do not require medical attention, we recommend that they stay home, isolate, and hydrate.


UPDATED: March 17, 2020, 8:30 pm

New hospital entry instructions: Effective March 18, 2020

Main ER Entrance

Main/ER Entrance: Open 24 hours

Please use the Main/ER entrance if you are utilizing the following services:

  • ER
  • Lab
  • Radiology
  • Financial Counseling
  • Cardiology
  • Pre-Op
  • Obstetrics
Visitor Entrance

Visitor Entrance: Open 9am-9pm

Please use this entrance if you are visiting one of the following locations:

  • Inpatient Floors
  • Obstetrics
  • Pharmacy: 9am-5:30pm
  • Cashier: 9am-4pm
patient discharge

Patient Discharge: Open 5:45am-5PM

All surgery patients enter here. Only one visitor may accompany patient.

Thank you for your cooperation as we make the safety of our patients and stafff our #1 priority.