Covington County Hospital’s Board of Trustees promoted the hospital’s Chief Operating Officer to Chief Executive Officer during its board meeting. Gregg Gibbes assumed the position on April 28.
“I want to thank the Board of Trustees for giving me this opportunity to serve the county. I have received a tremendous amount of support from the Board of Supervisors, the community and also the employees,” said Gibbes.
Gibbes previously served Covington County Hospital as Clinic Director and was later promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Before coming to the hospital, Gibbes was employed with South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, MS, as Clinic Director.
Gibbes is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health. He also obtained his bachelor’s degree in accounting from USM.
Covington County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access hospital that provides quality medical care to the people of Collins, Covington County, and nearby areas. It also operates four family care clinics; an Outpatient Specialty Clinic; Brightside, a senior behavioral service, and Arrington Living Center, a skilled nursing facility. Altogether, it employs nearly 300 people. For more information, visit or call 601-765-6711