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ROCKINGHAM — Tommy Jarrell didn’t know much about public health when he applied for the Richmond County health director position in 1991 — a job he has held since, and will until May 27.

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Richmond and Hoke campuses, has been named one of the state’s top hospitals and as the best in North Carolina in patient satisfaction by Business North Carolina magazine. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Two more Richmond County residents have passed away in COVID-related deaths, the Health Department announced Wednesday morning.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County has now surpassed 4,000 total COVID-19 cases in less than a year, but the current number of active cases has dropped below 200 for the first time in more than two months.

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CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health vaccinated its first Cheraw physician and frontline staff for COVID-19 on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Dr. Garrett Barton, primary care physician with McLeod Primary Care Cheraw and hospitalist for McLeod Health Cheraw, was among the first of the frontline staff members to receive the first doses of the vaccine.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department reported more than 60 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital and Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond were each awarded an ‘A’ in The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 hospital safety grades. MRH–Richmond also achieved its seventh “Straight A” honor.

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LAURINBURG — Confirmed coronavirus hospitalizations at Scotland Memorial Hospital continue to increase. According to the “By the Numbers” statistics released daily by Scotland Health, Scotland Memorial Hospital had 34 COVID-positive inpatients on Friday, including 10 admissions — up from its previous high of 28.

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PINEHURST — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital was named a Top Rural Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group.

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Wednesday, 02 December 2020 12:32

MRH-Richmond certified Acute Stroke Ready Hospital

ROCKINGHAM— The Joint Commission, the national health care accreditation and certification organization, has certified the stroke care program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond as an Acute Stroke Ready Hospital.

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