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Eligible Atrium Health Navicent Public Safety Teammates to Receive Salary Supplement

Supplement is funded by American Rescue Plan Act

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic first responders and public safety officers worked tirelessly to maintain order and safety in our community. To show appreciation, Atrium Health Navicent applied for the Public Safety Officials and First Responders Supplement Grant, which is funded from the American Rescue Plan Act, to benefit nearly 130 eligible current and former full-time public safety teammates.

“Public safety teammates have joined health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and have faithfully served our community while facing unprecedented challenges,” said Atrium Health Navicent President of Hospitals and Clinics Luis Fonseca. “Using these grant funds, we’re proud to pass along a token of our thanks during Atrium Health Navicent’s Teammate Appreciation Week.”

Atrium Health Navicent teammates, including hospital police officers, communications officers and emergency medical services personnel, who were employed in August 2021 and who hold specific certifications outlined by the state are eligible for the supplement. For current employees, the supplement will be included in pay checks distributed on Aug. 26.

Eligible former teammates will be mailed checks at the same time.

About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit www.NavicentHealth.org.