Every day, Forrest Health cares for hundreds of lives, and each story is unique. We want to celebrate the lives of our patients and families by inviting you to share your story.
Kenneth Lovering, Heart and Vascular
Kenneth loves nothing more than spending time interacting with his dogs and horses. However, his heart was making it difficult for him to do these things without tiring easily. Kenneth was one of the first patients at Forrest General to undergo a heart procedure called TAVR, and has been actively enjoying his life since. Read Kenneth's Story
Jim and Jordan Wood, Women and Children's
The Wood family welcomed their second daughter, Eleanor, on December 7, 2015. From the moment Eleanor was delivered via C-section, they were able to experience bonding through skin-to-skin contact and receive the benefits of delivering in a Baby-Friendly designated hospital. Read Jim and Jordan's Story
Katie Headrick, Heart and Vascular
When Katie Headrick started feeling dizzy and weak on a Saturday morning in 2011, she ended up on the front doorstep of friend and neighbor, Dr. Ben Rester, an interventional cardiologist on staff at Forrest General. A case of perfect timing and the dedication of her doctor saved her life that day. Read Katie's Story