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3D Mammography Ladies Nights in October

About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S. Upson Imaging Services is proud to offer 3D Mammography, which is 40% more accurate than a traditional mammogram. We are committed to the health of our community and will be hosting Ladies Night on October 6 and October 20. With appointments as late as 7pm, taking...



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Sunflower Award

We are now taking nominations for the Sunflower Award! Nominate a URMC patient care technician, social worker or unit secretary that provided exceptional care during your hospital stay. Nomination forms are available on all nursing units and in the front lobby!



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Upson Regional Medical Center Joins #MaskUpGA Campaign

Upson Regional Medical Center has joined #MaskUpGA, a campaign to encourage all Georgians to make the choice to wear face coverings when in public settings and to social distance when possible to slow or stop the spread of COVID-19 in our state. The purpose of the campaign is to encourage organizations, businesses, and individuals to post on social media pictures or videos of themselves wearing masks and to accompany these posts with #MaskUpGA and a message about why they “mask...



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Follow Up Magazine

Check out our new community magazine...FollowUp! https://link.zixcentral.com/u/2b4fc0fc/WmbKo2686hGFeZsKxgSFBA?u=https%3A%2F%2Fonline.flipbuilder.com%2Ftder%2Fouzb%2Fmobile%2Findex.html



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Upson Regional Medical Center receives remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

The Georgia Department of Public Health recently distributed 120 vials of the drug remdesivir to Upson Regional Medical Center. Upson Regional Medical Center is one of 85 hospitals in Georgia that will receive this drug. Remdesivir is an investigational antiviral medication that is given intravenously. Since there are no Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medications available to treat COVID-19, the FDA recently authorized the use of remdesivir under the Emergency Use...



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We Are Open For You!

There may be a few changes, but you’ll find the same exceptional care you’ve grown to trust from Upson Regional Medical Center. Whether you need a basic check-up, screening, postponed tests or surgical procedure, we’re here for you. We were recognized for cleanliness even before the new guidelines. Your overall health is our primary concern and we’re doing everything necessary to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Schedule your appointment today! ...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Approved For Research Study To Help In The Fight Against COVID-19

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce it has been approved for participation in a research study to help in the fight against COVID-19. The sponsor of this study is the Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota. Focus of this research is on the therapeutic value of convalescent plasma to treat severe cases of COVID-19 infection. Patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed antibodies in their blood that may be able...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Welcomes Jessica W. Castleberry, M.D.

Upson Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jessica W. Castleberry, M.D. to Upson OB/GYN Thomaston and Barnesville locations. Dr. Castleberry has 6 years of practice experience in general obstetrics and gynecology, and multiple years of volunteer experience with the Macon Volunteer Clinic where she provided gynecologic care for uninsured women. Dr. Castleberry earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. She earned her Doctor of Medicine at the Medical College of...



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Upson Regional Medical Center Completes Annual DNV-GL Accreditation Survey With No Adverse Findings

Upson Regional Medical Center is proud to announce it recently completed its annual accreditation survey through DNV-GL with no adverse findings. By maintaining accreditation, Upson Regional Medical Center has demonstrated it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. DNV surveyors visit Upson every year and examine facilities, processes, and documentation to make sure the hospital excels in...



Upson Regional Medical Center Prepares for Coronavirus Amid Concerns

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging communities across the US to prepare for the possibility of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) becoming widespread. There are currently two cases in Georgia, in the metro Atlanta area. Both cases are not hospitalized, and are recuperating at home. As the virus continues to spread, there will likely be more cases that occur close to home. Upson Regional Medical Center asks travel questions of every patient coming into the facility, and...



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Ginger Edmondson, RN, wins DAISY Award

Nurses at Upson Regional Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. ® The award is part of the DAISY Foundation's mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. The DAISY Award recipient this quarter is Ginger Edmondson (RN) in the Labor and Delivery Unit. “Ginger was truly the most amazing nurse I ever had. She always made us feel welcomed and important. She also made us feel safe and...