Phoebe Doctors donate to Albany charities on Doctor's Day - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Phoebe Doctors donate to Albany charities on Doctor's Day

Posted: Updated:
  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:02 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:02:54 GMT
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.More >>
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.More >>
  • Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Albany teen seriously injured by hit & run driver

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 08:00:52 GMT
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.More >>
    Albany Police searching for hit and run driver.More >>
  • Worth Co. hosts open house

    Worth Co. hosts open house

    Monday, July 28 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-07-29 03:24:37 GMT
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>
    It's already back to school time for some south Georgia students. Classes start tomorrow in Worth County.On Monday afternoon, all the schools held open houses for parents and students.At Worth County elementary, families got to met the teachers and get acquainted with the school.The Principal says the staff is ready, and parents told us they appreciated the open house."We are just going to keep going strong with things that we have done in the past, we had a very successful school year last y...More >>

In honor of National Doctors' Day Phoebe Putney Hospital physicians made donations to two Albany charities.

Doctors' Day started in Winder, Georgia in 1933 and is now a nationally designated tribute day.

Phoebe Medical Staff President Dr. Steven Kitchen presented a 25-hundred dollar check to Strive to Thrive President Ausha Jackson this afternoon to help the group fight poverty.@

Dr. Kitchen said "I speak for all my colleagues on the medical staff when I say we're very invested and we're very committed to the needs of our community."

Jackson said "Health care plays a major issue with families who are in poverty. And a lot of them suffer from stress related issues as well as obesity and high blood pressure."

Phoebe Doctors also donated $2500 to Flint River Habitat for Humanity.

This is the sixth year in a row Phoebe physicians have made community donations on Doctors' day.

Copyright 2013 WALB.  All rights reserved.