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Health needs assessment focus group in Morgan County

If you live in Morgan County, St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital and the University of Georgia invite you to a focus group on Feb. 15 to give us feedback about your health needs and things that may make it hard for you to receive care. The group is free but registration is required. Click on the headline, above, for full information.  read more »

Dr. Joshua Lang joins Middle Georgia Medical Associates

Dr. Joshua Lang
Family medicine practitioner and University of Georgia alum Joshua Lang, D.O., has joined Middle Georgia Medical Associates, located at 1110 Commerce Drive, Suite 108, Greensboro. MGMA is the practice of Mary Hotz Nesbit, MD, and part of St. Mary's Medical Group.  read more »

Cardiologist John Layher featured guest at Fashion Show

John Layher, MD, a cardiologist now practicing full time in Greene County, will be the featured guest at the Go Red for Good Sam Fashion Show and Luncheon on Monday, Feb. 11, from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. The event will benefit St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital.  read more »

Community health needs survey now in progress

If you live in Greene or Putnam counties, your input is needed! St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital has partnered with the University of Georgia to survey area residents for our 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment, which will help us decide how best to allocate resources to address the community's unmet needs. Take the survey today.  read more »

Auxiliary will light Love Lights Tree Nov. 28

St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital invites everyone to the fourth annual lighting of the Love Lights Tree on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the hospital atrium, with music by the Arts Barn Kids and students from Lake Oconee Academy. It's a great way to start the Christmas season!  read more »

Gift Gallery to host Christmas Open House

Support St. Mary's Good Samaritan Auxiliary by shopping The Gift Gallery's Christmas Open House Nov. 5-9. Choose from great gift items and decorations while enjoying fresh-baked holiday goodies. All proceeds benefit the mission and services of St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital.  read more »

Auxiliary hosts $5 Jewelry Sale Oct. 25

Looking for the perfect gift for any occasion? Check out the Masquerade $5 Jewelry Sale hosted by St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Auxiliary on Oct. 25. Accessories, too! All proceeds benefit Good Sam.  read more »

Go Red Fashion Show tickets available Nov. 1

heart soul fashion show
Get your tickets, starting Nov. 1, to one of the premier events in the Lake Country: the Go Red for Good Sam Fashion Show and Luncheon. Enjoy passed champagne, pop-up shops, a delicious lunch and fashions by Sonia Says modeled by 20 wonderful people from the Good Sam community.  read more »

Laboratory receives CAP accreditation

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital's clinical laboratory based on the results of a recent on-site inspection.  read more »

100% GA tax credit for giving to Sacred Heart, Good Sam

georgia tax credit program
Georgia taxpayers can now receive 100 percent state tax credit when they contribute to designated rural hospitals – including St. Mary's Sacred Heart Hospital in Lavonia and St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro – through the expanded Georgia Rural Hospital Tax Credit Program.  read more »