Appling Healthcare Gives Weekly COVID-19 Update


Appling Healthcare reports no additional cases of COVID-19 among residents at Appling Nursing and Rehabilitation Pavilion. The hospital system also reports no additional COVID-19 related deaths.

The nursing home reports 20 residents have tested negative twice in a row and have been able to return out of quarantine.

Appling Healthcare and the Pavilion nursing home reports one positive case among employees, and no additional employee cases are pending.

Nursing home residents and employees who previously tested negative for COVID-19 will  continue to be tested on a weekly basis.  As previously stated, decisions about testing for COVID-19 in outbreak settings are made in consultation with the Georgia Department of Public Health. Appling Healthcare continues to work closely with public health officials, communicating with the DPH on a daily basis.

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