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2019-2020 Back-to-School Health Fair: alas, no snow

August 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted the 2019-2020 Back-to-School Health Fair on Saturday morning August 10, 2019. The ever-popular event gets kids off to a good start, healthwise, with a variety of health screenings (eyes, ears, height, weight, blood pressure, etc). Additionally, lots of pertinent health [More]

Baptist Union County nurse honored with DAISY award

July 30, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., July 29, 2019 – Cheyenne McCollum, BSN, RN, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, an award given in appreciation of the work nurses do. McCollum, who works on the medical-surgical unit, was nominated by multiple patients. Nurses like [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 hosts Health Care Academy

June 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., June 25, 2019- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted a Health Care Career Academy June 10-14 for students completing the tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade. The Health Care Academy is designed for students who are interested in learning more about health care careers. Applicants were required [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]

Baptist Union County selects Service First Champion

May 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss.,– Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently announced Anita Collins, RN, has been named Service First Champion for the quarter. Collins is a nurse in the Intensive Care/Stepdown Unit and has been a part of the Baptist team for ten years. Service First Champions are individuals who [More]

Baptist Union County named to nation’s Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals

March 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS. – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County has been named as one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Regarded by experts as one of the industry’s most significant designations of performance excellence, the annual Top 100 Rural [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]

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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