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Forgot Your Flu Vaccine? It’s not too late.

Get Your Flu Vaccine Today The looming presence of COVID-19 makes it more important than ever for everyone to get vaccinated against the flu virus. Though the flu vaccine will not prevent COVID-19, it can reduce the risk of flu illnesses and hospitalizations that could overburden our health care systems, which are already strained due […]

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Meet Paige Fillingim, Credentialing

Employee Spotlight: Paige Fillingim, Director of Credentialing  The credentialing department at Hattiesburg Clinic plays a significant role in the clinic’s success. Credentialing employees are responsible for ensuring patients receive the highest level of care as they assess, confirm, and help maintain our health care providers’ academic qualifications.  Paige Fillingim, a native of Bolivar, Mo., holds […]

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Tips for a Healthier New Year

In the Media: Grettel Rodriguez, MD Eating healthier is a process that does not happen overnight. Grettel Rodriguez, MD, with Hattiesburg Clinic Weight Management, said that it’s best to start slow when it comes to dieting and developing better eating habits. “[To cut down on unhealthy items] Start by eliminating 50% of it,” Rodriguez said. […]

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Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg Clinic Open HealthWorks Immunization Clinic

Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg Clinic Open HealthWorks Immunization Clinic Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic announced today another joint venture in the battle against COVID-19. HealthWorks Immunization Clinic, a collaboration between the two health care entities, will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines to individuals, 75 years and older, effective Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. “We are very […]

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Dr. Blackwell Relocates

Blackwell Relocates to Oak Grove Family Clinic Kory W. Blackwell, MD, has relocated his practice to join Oak Grove Family Clinic, located at 5192 Old Hwy 11, in Hattiesburg. Blackwell will provide family medicine services to both new and established patients at his new location. Additional providers at Oak Grove Family Clinic: Katherine P. Alexis, [...]

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COVID-19: WHEN TO TEST

WHEN TO BE TESTED FOR COVID-19 AFTER EXPOSURE Despite the exciting news that COVID-19 vaccines are on the way, it is extremely important to remember that the pandemic has not yet abated. With new cases at an all-time high, experts warn that increased interaction over the holidays will expose more people to this potentially deadly disease. What do we […]

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Cheers for Hannah!

CHEERS FROM YOUR PEERS: HANNAH WILLIAMSON, RN The WOW! Committee would like to recognize Hannah Williamson, RN, with Cheers from your Peers! Williamson, who works in the Quality Management department at Hattiesburg Clinic as a case manager for the Bundled Payment Care Improvement (BPCI) Sepsis program, is being recognized for her perseverance and persistent effort […]

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In the Media: Anita S. Henderson, MD

Growing Number of Pediatric COVID-19 Cases  While most children might not experience severe symptoms of COVID-19, physicians are concerned about the increase in pediatric COVID-19 cases as they are still unsure about the long-term effects of the virus.  In recent weeks, Mississippi saw its highest number of pediatric COVID-19 cases with three reported COVID-19-related deaths […]

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Rollins Credentialed as Certified Lactation Counselor

Leslie T. Rollins, FNP, Now Offering Breastfeeding Counseling Leslie T. Rollins, FNP, a family nurse practitioner at The Pediatric Clinic, was recently credentialed as a certified lactation counselor (CLC). This certification identifies a professional in lactation counseling who has demonstrated the necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes to provide clinical breastfeeding counseling to families who are thinking […]

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