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Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County

Former Baptist Union Co. assistant administrator Grantham to lead hospital

October 22, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Mississippi, October 22, 2019—Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has named James Grantham as administrator and CEO, effective Sunday, Oct. 27. Grantham, who holds the same position at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Booneville, began his Baptist career as a medical technologist at Baptist Memorial Hospital [More]

Baptist Memorial thanks Baptist Union Co. CEO Grace for service

October 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Mississippi, Oct. 18, 2019—Walter Grace , CEO and administrator of Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, has retired after an influential 22-year career at Baptist. After serving in various roles since 1997, Grace came to Baptist Union County in 2011. During his tenure, the hospital has earned a number [More]

Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon draws a full house

October 9, 2019 // 0 Comments

Baptist Hospital’s annual free luncheon for breast cancer awareness Wednesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church was “sold out.” Dr. Justin Lohmier, radiologist at Baptist, discusses the advantages of 3D mammography. The 160 guests filled the church dining hall and heard Dr. Jason Lohmeier, a radiologist at Baptist [More]

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]

30th annual Tallahatchie River Run

October 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 30th Annual Tallahatchie River Run drew more than 300 participants to downtown New Albany, Saturday morning, Sept. 28. Runners came from several Mississippi counties. There were several participants from Tennessee and one runner came from Smyrna, Georgia, a drive of nearly five hours, about 300 miles via [More]

Baptist donates toward bicycle storage building for library

September 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has donated $1,000 for a building to house bicycles now available to the public at the Union County Library. Baptist CEO Walter Grace presented the check Tuesday to Librarian Sissy Bullock and library board members Gwyn Pennebaker and Glen Duckworth. The money will be applied to [More]

“Active shooter” exercise conducted at hospital

September 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

Several state and local law enforcement agencies conducted a practice “active shooter” exercise Thursday morning, Sept. 5, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County in New Albany. At no time was there any actual danger to people in the hospital. However, hospital staff and the patients they care [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 Recognized for High-Value Healthcare

August 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., Aug. 20, 2019–Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been named a finalist for Premier Inc.’s 2019 QUEST® Award for High-Value Healthcare. This award recognizes hospitals for achieving top overall performance in four of five measures in Premier’s QUEST 2020 collaborative, including [More]
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