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Baptist Union County hosts Community Health Fair

October 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., October 2, 2019 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free community health fair on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. Offerings include free flu vaccines; body mass index assessments; blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood glucose screenings; and [More]

Baptist Union County hosts free luncheon to heighten breast cancer awareness

October 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Sept. 26, 2019– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free luncheon, open to the public, which aims to raise awareness of breast cancer and preventive care measures. The luncheon will take place at noon on October 9th, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall, located at 216 [More]

New Albany and Union County are blessed with gardeners

September 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

The New Albany area is blessed with many civic minded gardeners. When you look around New Albany, the work of the local garden clubs and of the Union County Master Gardeners is always a beautiful part of the view.  These organizations are an integral part of keeping New Albany’s environment desirable. The [More]

Free seniors health fair and workshop offered

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

There will be a free health fair and info workshop for senior citizens and their families. Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging, North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, and Ms. Annie Erby with Magnolia Recreation and Resource Center have all partnered together to organize this event. The event will be held Wednesday, [More]

FYI: “Active Shooter” drill set for Baptist Hospital Union County

September 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

Local emergency management and law enforcement personnel will conduct an “active shooter” drill Thursday morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County. The Union County Emergency Management Agency, Union County Sheriff’s Office, New Albany Police Department and the Mississippi Department [More]

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]
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