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Baptist Union County to Host 2019 Back-to-School Health Fair

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., July 15, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County 2019 Back to School Health Fair: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, located at 200 Hwy 30 West, will host a free back-to-school health fair for children 12 years and younger on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 9–11:30 a.m. The event will include [More]

Baptist Union County Safety Officer receives certification

June 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Don Shaffer, Lead Clinical Engineering Technician and Safety Officer at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County,  recently earned certification as a Certified Healthcare Emergency Professional (CHEP) by the International Board for Certification of Safety Managers. Shaffer attended training at [More]

Baptist Union County receives 2019 Leapfrog ‘A’ Safety Rating

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MS – May 17, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score. Leapfrog is a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe [More]

Johnson earns obesity medicine certification

May 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) this week announced that more than 720 physicians passed its board certification test administered in February 2019. William Johnson, MD, Center for Women’s Health and Center for Weight Loss in New Albany, was one of the 720 physicians who received board certified in [More]

Lifelong Learning is goal for adult art classes series: first up, Printmaking

March 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

Lifelong learning is the rationale behind the new series of art classes being offered through the Union County Heritage Museum beginning in April. “It is accepted that to thrive, one has to keep learning,’ said Director Jill Smith. “The classes, which begin in April and continue to May, are targeted [More]

NAES Celebrated Heart Health Month With Staff Wellness Event

March 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Heart Health Month is recognized and celebrated each February as a way to educate people on the signs and symptoms of heart disease and heart events, as well as remind them about the need for healthy living. New Albany Elementary School (NAES) continues to promote the coordinated school health model-Whole School, [More]

Baptist Union County to host free luncheon during Heart Month

February 20, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS.-Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of heart disease, especially how to make lifestyle choices that lead to optimal heart health and how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. The luncheon will take place on Feb. 25 [More]

IMPC Cares: RSV, a common Fall and Winter illness

December 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

Dr. Michael Shane Scott, IM&PC. RSV is one of only a few acronyms that strike fear in the heart of any parent, whether seasoned ones or first-timers.  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a very common illness that peaks during late Fall and Winter.  Virtually every child has contracted the virus by 2 years old. [More]

Baptist Union County earns Leapfrog’s ‘A’ safety rating

November 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Nov. 15, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been awarded an ‘A’ patient safety rating in the fall 2018 Hospital Safety Score by Leapfrog, a national patient safety watchdog group. The safety score is calculated based on several core measures, including safe practice measures, [More]

Many get free tests, vaccinations, etc. at Baptist community health fair 2018

October 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

More than 200 individuals attended the Baptist community health fair 2018 event. It was held Thursday morning, Oct. 18, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County in New Albany. The annual event is part of Baptist’s “commitment to raising the collective health of the community.” Various free medical [More]
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