Covington Hospital hopes a brand new health middle will enhance the well being of native residents | Jobs Punch

COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) – Covington County Hospital is reaching out in new methods to assist Pine Belt residents keep wholesome.

The hospital has opened a brand new middle referred to as Covington Health.

The brand new health middle could be funded on the previous Snap Health location and has been open for a couple of months.

Anybody can develop into a member.

And a few senior residents can train without cost, if they’re a part of the “Silver Sneakers” program.

It is provided by some Medicare Benefit plans and it pays for gymnasium memberships.

“Proper now, not all (well being plans) take part, and a few do, however you may contact our health middle and they’re going to test in case your explicit Medicare Benefit is a Silver Sneakers member,” mentioned Mike Williamson, director of Covington County Hospital/therapeutic companies .

“There are different packages that we’re to attempt to develop that protection for our neighborhood.”

Williamson mentioned individuals fascinated by signing up for a health program ought to get approval from a health care provider first.

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