Seek The Care You Need
COVID-19 may have people hesitant to seek emergency or medical help during this time of crisis. Forrest General Hospital wants the community to know its Emergency Room is open 24/7 and ready to help patients who are experiencing symptoms that might require immediate treatment such as chest pain, stroke or heart attack symptoms, broken bones, or other ailments.
Bracey Survives Potentially Lethal Farm Accident
Ronnie Bracey loves animals. He spends a lot of time tending to his cattle surrounded by the idyllic Marion County countryside. Bracey was enjoying a day like that when he was kicked by a bull in the abdomen.
American College of Cardiology honors Forrest General physician
Thad Waites, MD, MACC, cardiologist at Hattiesburg Clinic and medical staff at Forrest General, has held many positions throughout his career including chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Board of Governors and a member of the ACC’s Board of Trustees.
Forrest General Hospital First in Mississippi to use the new Inari Medical ClotTriever Device
The device strengthens our ability to save lives without causing some of the complications common to traditional DVT treatment options.
Forrest General to Celebrate American Heart Month with Special Handmade Red Hats for Newborn Babies
Little Hats, Big Hearts raises awareness on congenital heart defects in newborns.
Join Forrest General for Walk the Red Line
Forrest General Hospital will celebrate American Heart Month by hosting a fun walk on Friday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Forrest General Hospital becomes the first in Mississippi to use the Eluvia™ Drug- Eluting Vascular Stent System
The new stent is used to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD) and release medication over time.
Forrest General Hospital designated a STEMI Receiving Center
Forrest General Hospital has been designated as a STEMI Receiving Center by the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH).
Expecting the Unexpected
How Forrest General’s Level II Trauma Center helped one patient overcome her injuries and get back to the life she once knew
On the Road to Recovery
Patient at Forrest General's trauma center overcomes traumatic injuries and plans for her bright future.