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Press Releases


July 23, 2020
Putnam General Hospital Joins #MaskUpGA Campaign
July 22, 2020
Hospitals teaming up to encourage "masking up to save lives"
July 13, 2020
Putnam General Hospital Begins Scheduled COVID-19 Testing
March 13, 2020
Coronavirus Statement
January 27, 2020
Rotary Club of Putnam-Greene Counties Donates Reading Corner to Putnam General Hospital
January 7, 2020
Thyroid Awareness Month


October 18, 2019
National Pink Out Day
July 1, 2019
Safety Award for 2018
June 14, 2019
PGH Holds Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Rehab
May 8, 2019
Putnam General Hospital Generates $46,311,957 for Local and State Economy
April 8, 2019
Business Review April 2019 PGH Auxiliary
March 11, 2019
Adrianne Griffin, Putnam General Hospital Employee Wins Patient Safety Logo Contest
January 8, 2019
Thyroid Awareness Month


October 10, 2018
PGH Recognized by GHA for Advances in Patient Safety
August 24, 2018
PGH awarded 1 of Top 100 Most Generous Workplaces in Their Efforts to Better Our Community
July 26, 2018
Safety Award for 2017
April 18, 2018
April 15th through April 20th was National Volunteer Week
February 13, 2018
Sleep Center At Putnam General Hospital Gains Accreditation
January 25, 2018
Allie Lane, Putnam General Hospital Employee Wins Patient Safety Logo Contest
January 18, 2018
Thank you to the following individuals and businesses who invested their 2017 state income tax dollars in our community's health instead of sending their tax money off to Atlanta.
January 2, 2018
January is Thyroid Awareness Month


May 15, 2017
Putnam General Hospital Awarded Laboratory Accreditation from the Joint Commission
May 2, 2017
National Hospital Week Puts Spotlight on People
April 18, 2017
Putnam General Hospital Generates $29,402,946 for Local and State Economy
March 14,2017
Putnam General Hospital Participates In Full Scale Exercise
February 3, 2017
Putnam General Hospital Promotes American Heart Month
January 3, 2017
Georgia Hospital Association Presents Putnam General Hospital with Safety Award


November 14, 2016
The Medical Center, Navicent Health Becomes Georgia's Only Nationally Verified Level I Trauma Center
October 27, 2016
Putnam General Hospital to Offer HEART Tax Credit
September 6, 2016
Emory Healthcare and Stratus Healthcare Announce Strategic Affiliation
August 24, 2016
June 29, 2016
PGH Welcomes New Foundation Director
February 15, 2016
PGH Auxiliary To Host Soup Luncheon Fundraiser


December 23, 2015
2016 PGH To Offer Free Screenings & Discounted Testing
October 7, 2015
2015-2016 Putnam General Hospital, Navicent Health Partner Flu Season Visitation Restrictions
October 2, 2015
Richardson Appointed President-Elect Georgia Academy of Family Physicians
September 16, 2015
2015 Drive Thru To Stop The Flu
July 27, 2015
Putnam General Hospital, Navicent Health Partner Receives Chest Pain Center Accreditation
Putnam General Hospital, Navicent Health Partner Awarded Laboratory Accreditation From Joint Commission
July 22, 2015
Putnam General Hospital Goes Blue To Knock Out Colon Cancer
March 6, 2015
Putnam General Hospital Named Coverdell Champion For 3rd Consecutive Year
February 10, 2015
Putnam General Hospital Welcomes Dr. Shanna Holcomb
February 9, 2015
Putnam General Hospital Welcomes Piedmont Regional Surgical Associates


October 8, 2014
The 20th Annual PGH Foundation Golf Tournament Results
October 2, 2014
The Foundation Donates $17,900 to Putnam General Hospital
August 1, 2014
Putnam General Hospital Announces Partnership with Macon Health System
July 7,2014
The Foundation Donates $200,000 to Putnam General Hospital
February 28,2014
Putnam General Hospital Named to GHA's Elite Circle


December 2, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Foundation 2013 Golf Tournament Results
October 11, 2013
The Flu Vaccination 2013
September 27, 2013
Scott Ludwig, MD, Appointed as Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at Putnam General Hospital
September 13, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Generates $31,451,490 for the Local and State Economy
August 16, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission
July 22, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Welcomes Dr. Davey D. Herring
July 17, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Health Fair 2013
April 12, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Thanks Foundation for Cardiac Monitoring System Donation
March 6, 2013
PGH Named a Coverdell Champion Hospital for Stroke Prevention and Care
Published February 11, 2013
PGH Hosts Love Your Heart Luncheon
Published February 1, 2013
Putnam General Hospital Donates AED Machine to Bodyplex on Lake Oconee
Published January 23, 2013
PGH Featured in Coverdell Stroke Newsletter


Published Winter 2012
PGH Foundation Announces 2012 Golf Tournament
Published June 18, 2012
PGH Foundation Donates $30,000 for New Sleep Center Room
Published March 20, 2012
PGH Auxiliary Donates BIG in 2012
Published March 17, 2012
PGH Joins Healing Healthcare Partnership
Published February 5, 2012
PGH Supports Breast Cancer Awareness


Published October 1, 2011
PGH 2011 Drive Thru Flu Drive
Published October 1, 2011
PGH's Rebecca Croft Recognized as G.R.E.A.T. Ambassador
Published May 13, 2011
Putnam General Places on Quality Honor Roll
Published February 4, 2011
Let's Talk About Risk Factors for Stroke
Published February 17, 2011
PGH Brings Sleep Center In-House


Published December 1, 2010

Awards and Recognitions

Putnam Gerneal Hosptial Named to GHA/HEN Presidential Circle for accomplishments in the patient safety arena in 2012

PGH Named a Coverdell Champion Hospital for Stroke Prevention and Care - February 2013, February 2014 & February 2015

Mammography Unit accredited by the American College of Radiology

2006 CareScience Select Practice National Quality Leader in the category of Pneumonia

2006 Georgia Hospital Association Top CARE Hospital

2004 Safety Award from the Georgia Hospital Association Workers' Compensation Self-Insurance Fund for a low number of workplace injuries

Hometown Health Hospital of the Year 2002-2003

Joint Commission Accredited