Wayne Memorial Shares Breast Cancer Awareness Events for October

Each Tuesday and Thursday evening in October, Wayne Memorial Hospital will host “Girls’ Night Out” as a part of their Breast Cancer Awareness Month activities. This event’s purpose is to encourage women to get their annual mammograms. During “Girls’ Night Out” women can schedule screening mammograms as late as 7:30 p.m. at Wayne Memorial. The dates of this year’s Girls’ Nights Out are: October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30.

Attendees will experience the benefits of undergoing a 3D Mammogram as the hospital offers the latest in breast cancer screening advances, Genius(tm) 3D Mammography(tm) exams. “Extended hours offer more women more opportunity and time to get this important screening mammogram completed,” states Director of Radiology John McCullough. “Breast cancer, if caught early, is a very treatable and beatable disease,” adds Becky Phillips, Director of Medical Records and cancer survivor.

Key points to know for Girls’ Night Out include:

* Mammograms must be ordered by a physician. All patients must present physician orders at the appointment before the procedure. Normal insurance/payment procedures apply.

* All participants must have a scheduled appointment. Mammograms need to be scheduled through the WMH Centralized Scheduling Department at (912) 530-3197, (912) 530-3272 or (912) 530-3230 after receiving a physician’s order. Unfortunately, walk-ins cannot be accepted.

– Only screening mammograms will be performed during the event. All mammograms scheduled between the hours of 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in October are for screening purposes only. No prior issues or diagnostic mammograms will be performed during the “Girls’ Night Out” event.

Other events focused on breast cancer education include information displays in the hospital main lobby and the City of Jesup’s Pinking of the Fountain. The displays will be manned with volunteers from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 16. Information about breast cancer, giveaways and pink refreshments will be provided. The public may also register for one of two free mammograms to be given away during the month.

The Pinking of the Fountain will occur Friday, October 5 at 12 p.m. beginning in the Jesup Train Depot Community Room. To highlight the importance of breast cancer awareness, the public is invited wear pink for the “Pink Out.” Speakers for the program include Jesup Mayor David Earl Keith and Ms. Melba Murphy. The Pinking of the Fountain will follow. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates Latest Players of the Week

The latest Wayne Memorial Hospital Players of the Week are Wayne County High School’s Offensive Player Shamar Taylor (left) and Defensive Player K.J. Hunter (right). These players were selected for their performances in the 38-7 win over Appling County High School, which brings the Jackets’ record to 5-0 this season.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates Players of the Week

Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates three Wayne County High School football players as their Players of the Week. This week’s selections include two offensive players, “Thunder and Lightning,” Victor Andrews (left) and MJ Fuller (right). Defensive Player of the Week is Logan Pritchard, who was unavailable for a photo. These players were selected for their performances in the win over Glynn Academy.

Jodi’s Accessories Returns to Hospital Lobby for Volunteer Fundraiser

A Georgia Company, Jodi’s Accessories, will be returning to Wayne Memorial to help the hospital volunteers raise money through a fundraising sale. Known for their unique and stylish array of gifts, Jodi’s will be offering home décor, cups, clipboards, bows, pop sockets and more. Most items are $6. Dates and times of the sale are:

  • Tuesday, September 18th – 11 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday, September 19th – 7 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday, September 20th – 7am – 3 pm

Cash, credit and debit cards will be accepted. For a sneak preview of their merchandise, log on jodisaccessories.net or find them on Facebook under the name “Jodi’s Accessories.” The mission of the hospital volunteer group is to serve patients, patient family members and hospital staff. They donate thousands of hours a year in volunteer time and their monetary donations to the hospital assist in the procurement of necessary but unbudgeted equipment.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates Players of the Week

Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates two Wayne County High School football players as their Players of the Week. This week’s selections include Offensive Player Ty Anderson (left) and Defensive Player Griffin Boykin (right) for their performances in the win over Beaufort High School.

Advisory Issued to United Health Care Medicare Advantage Customers

In the interest of customer service, Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup, Georgia is advising United Health Care Medicare Advantage Customers that they will be treated as “in network” patients. The hospital’s business office has been made aware of United Health Care sending a letter out to their customers informing them of the opposite, indicating patients will be treated as “out of network.” If any United Health Care Medicare Advantage Customers have any questions, they may contact the hospital business office at 912.530.3126.

Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates two Wayne County High School football players as their Players of the Week. This week’s selections include Kalijha Hartzog (Defense) and M.J. Fuller (Offense) for their performances against Richmond Hill High School. The Yellow Jackets of Wayne County High bested the Wildcats of Richmond Hill in the home opener.

Wayne Memorial Hospital Congratulates First Players of the Week of the 2018 Season

Jesup, GA – Wayne Memorial Hospital congratulates this season’s first Wayne County High School Football Team’s Players of the Week. This week’s selections include Trevin Wallace, left, for his contributions on Offense and Tregg Patterson, right, for the same on Defense. The Yellow Jackets of Wayne County won the match in their season opener against the Blue Tide of Long County.

Welcome Breakfast September 13 for Dr. Jay Cook, Orthopaedic Surgeon

A Drop -In Welcome Breakfast for Dr. Jay Cook, Orthopadedic Surgeon, is scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 7:30 – 9 AM in Wayne Memorial’s Café’ Conference Room. The public is invited. Dr. Cook is already seeing patients in the area and his office may be reached by calling (912) 427-0800.

Dr. Cook is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a concentration in Sports Medicine and shoulder procedures. A Major in the US Army, he began his medical career at Winn Army Community Hospital in 2014 where he was the Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery clinic. During his nine-year active duty career in the Army, Dr. Cook has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal as well as numerous other military awards.

Jodi’s Accessories Returns to Hospital Lobby for Volunteer Fundraiser

A Georgia Company, Jodi’s Accessories, will be returning to Wayne Memorial to help the hospital volunteers raise money through a fundraising sale. Known for their unique and stylish array of gifts, Jodi’s will be offering home décor, cups, clipboards, bows, pop sockets and more. Most items are $6. Dates and times of the sale are:

  • Tuesday, September 18th – 11 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday, September 19th – 7 am – 6 pm
  • 24Thursday, September 20th – 7am – 3 pm

Cash, credit and debit cards will be accepted. For a sneak preview of their merchandise, log on jodisaccessories.net or find them on Facebook under the name “Jodi’s Accessories.” The mission of the hospital volunteer group is to serve patients, patient family members and hospital staff. They donate thousands of hours a year in volunteer time and their monetary donations to the hospital assist in the procurement of necessary but unbudgeted equipment.