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    All media related inquiries should be directed to Beth Bunch, Media Coordinator, by email or phone at 601-288-1303.
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    • Forrest General Names DAISY Award Winner For October 10/28/2020

      Naomi Bridgers, a unit-based educator for the Emergency Room, was named the recipient of the October DAISY Award. The award is presented monthly to a deserving nurse or nurses who exemplify clinical expertise and compassionate care and is recognized as a role model in the nursing community.

    • Forrest General Spirit Girls Making a Difference 10/19/2020

      Even though they can’t currently meet in person, this year’s class of Spirit Girls has been busy. To commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month, members of the Spirit Girls decorated the Forrest General Cancer Center with pink pumpkins bearing words of encouragement as well as pink ribbons.

    • Forrest General Unveils State-of-the-Art Heart Catheterization Lab 10/16/2020

      Forrest General Hospital unveiled its fifth cardiac catheterization lab on Wednesday. This expansion will help to accommodate the large volume of cardiac patients who depend on the quality heart and vascular services at Forrest General for life-saving diagnostics and treatment.

    • CITY HONORS EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSES WITH PROCLAMATION 10/15/2020

      On Emergency Room Nurses Day, October 14, Hattiesburg Mayor Toby Barker presented a proclamation by the Hattiesburg City Council to Emergency Department nurses at Forrest General Hospital. Hospitals nationwide are celebrating Emergency Nurses Week, October 11-17.

    • Fears Put to Rest as Hattiesburg Woman Chooses Elective Surgery During Pandemic 10/2/2020

      Hattiesburg Realtor Gwen James has spent the past 45 years running around the Pine Belt helping people find their first or forever home. It’s not come without its toll on her body, especially her knees. She endured as long as she could, but on July 22, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, James had knee replacement surgery at Forrest General’s Orthopedic Institute.

    • Care Management Organization to offer virtual seminars to educate public on Medicare/Individual healthcare options 10/1/2020

      Care Management Organization, a division of Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic, is providing a free educational video series to answer questions and provide information about Medicare and Individual Health Plans for all ages.

    • Forrest General Names Two DAISY Award Winners For September 10/1/2020

      Forrest General recognized two nurses as DAISY award winners for September – Colin O’Brien, a nurse in the ICU, and Sadie Sullivan, 4T-Telemetry.

    • Forrest General Donates Items to Louisiana Hospitals 9/2/2020

      Forrest General has been on the receiving end of the graciousness of many people during past natural disasters such as Katrina. The hospital is returning the favor this week as they reached out to hospitals in Louisiana to repay the kindness.

    • Forrest General Cancer Center Adds Third Linear Accelerator 8/28/2020

      Forrest General Cancer Center announces the addition of a Varian Edge Linear Accelerator® in its battle to fight cancer. The new piece of equipment has the capability to treat all types of cancers with conventional radiation and using high dose pinpoint radiation, otherwise known as stereotactic radiation.

    • Forrest General Pastoral Care Staff Contributes to Healing Process 8/25/2020

      When it comes to ministering to the sick at Forrest General Hospital, Chaplain Rodger Moore and the Pastoral Care staff have learned to think outside the box in caring for clients, their families, and their faith.


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