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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, [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County hosts free Community Health Fair

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Baptist MemorialHospital-Union County will host a community health fair on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 7 to 9 a.m. in the hospital’s front lobby. What services will be available at health fair? Offerings include free flu vaccines; body mass index assessments; blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood [Continue Reading]

STOPit app to help protect New Albany Schools’ students

October 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

STOPit App empowers students to stand up against bullying. New Albany School District has enrolled with STOPit, the leading technology platform for schools that deters and controls harmful or inappropriate conduct. STOPit empowers students with an easy app to safely and anonymously report anything of concern to school [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County hosts free breast cancer awareness luncheon

October 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host a free breast cancer awareness 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 10th, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church fellowship hall, [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County names Dr. H. F. Mason as chief medical officer

September 13, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, MISS., Sept. 11, 2018 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County recently named Dr. H.F. Mason as its chief medical officer. He will have direct responsibility for medical staff relations, and will focus on quality of care, patient satisfaction, and operational efficiency for physician-driven services, [Continue Reading]

More West Nile Virus cases reported by MS Health Department

August 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

On July 30th, the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported three new human cases of  West Nile Virus (WNV). The reported cases are in Hinds (2) and Itawamba counties. So far this year human cases have been reported in Copiah, Hinds (4), Itawamba, and Pearl River counties. In 2017, Mississippi had 63 WNV [Continue Reading]

Health Department confirms West Nile virus active in MS

July 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Mississippi State Department of Health has confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus infection for 2018, in a Hinds County resident. This confirmed case indicates that mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus are now active in the state. West Nile virus (WNV) is transmitted by the bite of an [Continue Reading]

Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academy

July 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

NEW ALBANY, Miss., June 29, 2018- Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County hosted a Health Care Career Academy June 11-15 for students completing the tenth, eleventh, or twelfth grade.Baptist Union County Hosts Health Care Academ The Health Care Academy is designed for students who are interested in learning more about [Continue Reading]

IM&PC of New Albany introduces its Specialty Clinic

June 16, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany would like to introduce our IM&PC Specialty Clinic. The IM&PC Specialty Clinic is located inside the Internal Medicine and Pediatric Clinic of New Albany at 118 Fairfield Drive. It has its own parking and entrance that faces Oxford Road. The Specialty [Continue Reading]
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