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Forrest General names DAISY Award winner for June

ICU nurse Jessica Parsons has been recognized as Forrest General’s June recipient of the DAISY Award. The award is presented monthly to a deserving nurse who exemplifies clinical expertise and compassionate care and is recognized as a role model in the nursing community. It was a love for science and how it can be applied to the body to help ...

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Forrest General doctor serves on frontlines of COVID-19 in New York City

Photos of an empty Times Square and the Lincoln Tunnel void of any cars, are just a couple of the photos cardiologist Lawrence (Larry) Leader, DO, has on his cell phone from his recent Naval deployment to New York City. His memories are just as vivid of the happy faces of COVID-19 patients using his cell phone to call or ...

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Forrest General employees debut new scrubs

The more than 2,000 Forrest General Hospital employees who wear scrubs debuted a new look this month. Department employees will all wear the same color of scrubs to help patients, their families and other staff members identify the different services, according to Melita Miller, executive director of Nursing/Patient Care Services Administration. There are a wide range of colors, about 12 ...

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Jarrod E. Gant joins Hattiesburg Clinic

Jarrod E. Gant, DNP, FNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Spine Center. Gant provides treatment of neck pain, middle and lower back pain, and radiating arm/leg pain and weakness. He received his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, ...

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Forrest General honors Nurses of the Year

Forrest General honored its outstanding nurses during National Nurses Week celebrations, including announcing Nurse of the Year, Nurse Manager of the Year and Tech of the Year. Forrest General’s nurses are dedicated to their job as is evident in the number of years they have worked to keep Pine Belt patients safe. According to records kept by Forrest General’s Human ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic offering curbside testing

In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic are now offering curbside testing for COVID-19. This testing will be provided through the Cough & Fever Clinic, located at the Cloverleaf Medical Plaza at 5909 US Highway 49 in Hattiesburg. Patients must schedule an appointment online at www.curbsidecovid.com a minimum of three hours in advance to get ...

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Hattiesburg Clinic recognizes employees at annual banquet

Hattiesburg Clinic recently held its annual Employee Recognition and Awards Banquet at Southern Oaks House & Gardens in Hattiesburg.   » The Annie Ruth Johnston Employee of the Year award went to Melissa Smith with Satellite Management. » The Faris Allen Nurse of the Year award was given to Shelia Morse with Plastic Surgery. » The Medical Support Employee of ...

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Hubbard joins the Pediatric Clinic in Hattiesburg

Mariel C. Hubbard, CPNP-PC, recently joined The Pediatric Clinic, a department of Hattiesburg Clinic. Hubbard provides care to children with acute illness or injury. She also offers patient and family education regarding diagnosis and treatment. Prior to joining the clinic, she worked in the Pediatric Emergency Room at University of Mississippi Medical Center for 11 years, with seven of those ...

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Barnes joins Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine

Casie W. Barnes, AGACNP, recently joined Hattiesburg Clinic Critical Care Medicine. Barnes cares for patients at Forrest General Hospital who are in the intensive care unit. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. She obtained a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Ala. ...

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Mississippi mayor pitches partnership to form river district

The mayor of a Mississippi city has proposed forming a partnership with a county and a neighboring city to create a river district. Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker announced plans this week to preserve a bridge connecting his city with the city of Petal, the Hattiesburg American reported. Lawmakers announced in 2019 that more than $15 million was being allocated to the building ...

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