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First responder regains strength at Encompass Health of Newnan after COVID-19 battle

07/30/21

In May, Cydney Tate was admitted to the hospital just one day prior to her first scheduled COVID-19 vaccine appointment, as she was struggling to breathe after contracting COVID-19.

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Newnan celebrates six years of service and the opening of 10 new private rooms to support community need

10/23/20

This week, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Newnan will open 10 new private rooms to treat patients in need of a hospital-level of care for rehabilitation services. With the addition of 10 beds, the hospital, located at 2101 E. Newnan Crossing Blvd., can now serve up to 60 patients at a time.

Georgia teacher faces long road back from coronavirus

07/09/20

After 17 days on a ventilator, 47-year-old Yolanda Lawrence woke up from a coma and was surprised to hear it was April instead of March. She had survived COVID-19 but still needed inpatient rehabilitation to regain her strength and function so that she could return to her 5-year-old daughter and her 2nd grade classroom. Watch this great interview featuring Yolanda and Gary Baker, a lead occupational therapist at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Newnan, to learn more. (Source: WAGA)

Yolanda Lawrence beats COVID-19 and returns home after rehabilitation

06/03/20

When Yolanda Lawrence first went to the doctor with a headache and fever, she was told she had bronchitis. However, she started feeling even worse and barely remembers going back to the doctor a second time when they diagnosed her with COVID-19.

Lamar Hepinstall returns to a normal life after traumatic spider bite

08/30/18

Fox 5 News reported on the story of Lamar Hepinstall; who following a spider bite from a brown recluse seven years ago, had to have his leg amputated.

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Learn about mild head injury, concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Mild head injuries and concussions are the most common type of head injury, with more than 2 million injuries occurring each year. Attend this virtual CEU opportunity to learn more about the effects and treatment of these injuries. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Senelick specializes in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation.

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