Appling Healthcare Update


Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among residents and no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

Among employees, the nursing home reports no additional cases of COVID-19 with no test results pending.   

Additionally, Appling Healthcare reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among hospital employees. Test results are pending on two additional hospital employees. 

Due to outdoor visits being suspended, families are encouraged to continue visiting their loved ones and communicating with them from outside of their windows. As a reminder, the windows must remain closed during the visit. Families are advised to be cautious during the window visits as the ground may be wet and slippery from recent rainfall. 

If you have questions or concerns, feel free to message us on Facebook. Your message will be immediately routed to the nursing home administrator. Another option is to send an email to Your email will automatically go to all of the nursing home administration team as well as hospital staff, so you should receive a response fairly soon.

If you do prefer to call the nursing home, please understand that employees are focusing on hands-on patient care. You should, however, receive a call back within 24 hours. Call the main Pavilion phone number, (912)367-9841, and then reach the administration team through their direct extensions:

Kim Jowers, Nursing Home Administrator, ext. 2402
Melina Edmund, Director of Nursing, ext. 2410
Candi Lewis, Certified Resident Assessment Coordinator, ext. 1223
Tina Clements, Infection Preventionist/Quality Assessment Director, ext. 2405
Shawna Bennett, Social Services, ext. 2408