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Madalene Daniell Remembered During Special Ceremony Presented by Forrest General Hospital

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (October 6, 2021) Madalene Daniell is remembered as a caring woman with a vivacious smile who touched the lives of many women and children during her 44 years as instructor of Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit of Women “Fitness for Two” programs. On Wednesday, October 6, just two short months after Madalene’s death, a bench was dedicated in her memory by Mommie & Me mothers and a plaque by Forrest General Hospital. The plaque, located next to the Spirit of Women Conference Room where Madalene held her classes, reads,   In Memory of Madalene Daniell…Who faithfully served as a friend, mentor and caretaker of Women & Children and whose legacy will be remembered by many generations to come. 1978-2021 Fitness for Two Classes. Former “Fitness for Two” mothers joined hands and hearts to make the engraved bench possible. On Wednesday, many of them were in attendance, some with small children, while others, from

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Forrest General Hospital Spirit Girls Collect Donations for Displaced Victims of Hurricane Ida

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (September 22, 2021) While residents of surrounding communities have been busy collecting donations to be carried to the Greater New Orleans area following Hurricane Ida, Forrest General’s Spirit Girls have been collecting things also. This newest class of girls has been collecting snacks, personal hygiene items and even pet treats for Louisiana residents who evacuated to Hattiesburg and are living in hotels indefinitely. “Many of these families lost everything they own,” said

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Forrest General Hospital Kicks Off Third Year of Project Search Training

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (September 20, 2021) Forrest General Hospital is proud to welcome nine Project Search Class of 2022 students to its campus. This year’s class had a staggered start based on differences in school district openings and mandatory quarantines from one school to the next. This year’s students include: Petal School District: Matthew Myers, Jimmy Dunkle, Robin DeRossett Lamar County School District: Bennett Clemmons, Cody Spillman, Tytiana Griffin, Aundrea Davis Hattiesburg Public School District:

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Forrest General Hospital Earns Top National Recognitions By The American Heart Association for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (September 17, 2021) Forrest General Hospital has received two of the American Heart Association’s top awards – the Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award and the Mission Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Achievement Award. Both awards recognize the implementation of specific quality improvement measures to treat heart attack patients. The NSTEMI is for the more efficient and rapid treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks while the EMS award is presented for measures to

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Hattiesburg clinic and Forrest Health Vaccination Giveaway Winners

Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health Announce Winners of the Vaccination Appreciation $2,500 Giveaway

Vaccination Appreciation Giveaway Winners  HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health are pleased to announce the winners of the Vaccination Appreciation Giveaway. This event was held as a thank you to members of our community who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  Vaccination is our most useful tool in preventing the spread of COVID-19. It protects not just ourselves, but our families and our community. Six winners were chosen at random to receive

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Richard Clark, Jr.., MD, in front of helicopter

Forrest General Surgeon, One of Hattiesburg Clinic and SEMAAD Founders Remembered for Contributions to Community

Richard Clark, Jr., MD, a Forrest General surgeon, pictured in front of a helicopter, during a video shoot in 2018. HATTIESBURG, Miss. (September 7, 2021) Richard H. Clark, Jr., MD, a Forrest General surgeon, the last surviving founder of Hattiesburg Clinic and one of the founders of the Southeast Mississippi Air Ambulance District, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Because of the vision and hard work of people like Clark, Forrest General has grown to

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Forrest General Healthcare Foundation announces winner of Win This Car raffle

Stewart Eaton, left, and his wife, Susan, right, get the keys to a new Toyota Highlander XSE from Martha Dearman, executive director of the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation, that sponsored the Win This Car! raffle. HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (August 30, 2021) Stewart Eaton of Hattiesburg is the winner of a new, fully-loaded Toyota Highlander XSE, thanks to the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation Win This Car! raffle. On Thursday, August 26, Joe Paul, chairman of the

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Hattiesburg Mom Credits Forrest General Hospital with Saving Her Life and That of Her Unborn Baby

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (September 28, 2021) Brittany and Daniel Rochin of Hattiesburg excitedly announced the arrival of a new baby, expected in June 2020. Already parents of 7-month-old twins, Creed and Bodhi, the Rochin household was going to be lively with the new addition of baby Ryker just 16 months later. Little did they know what awaited them. Not only would the COVID-19 pandemic come into play, but a rare pregnancy condition would also cause quite

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Forrest General Hospital Spirit Girls Collect Donations for Displaced Victims of Hurricane Ida

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (September 22, 2021) While residents of surrounding communities have been busy collecting donations to be carried to the Greater New Orleans area following Hurricane Ida, Forrest General’s Spirit Girls have been collecting things also. This newest class of girls has been collecting snacks, personal hygiene items and even pet treats for Louisiana residents who evacuated to Hattiesburg and are living in hotels indefinitely. “Many of these families lost everything they own,” said

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Forrest General Hospital Kicks Off Third Year of Project Search Training

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – (September 20, 2021) Forrest General Hospital is proud to welcome nine Project Search Class of 2022 students to its campus. This year’s class had a staggered start based on differences in school district openings and mandatory quarantines from one school to the next. This year’s students include: Petal School District: Matthew Myers, Jimmy Dunkle, Robin DeRossett Lamar County School District: Bennett Clemmons, Cody Spillman, Tytiana Griffin, Aundrea Davis Hattiesburg Public School District:

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Forrest General Hospital Earns Top National Recognitions By The American Heart Association for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (September 17, 2021) Forrest General Hospital has received two of the American Heart Association’s top awards – the Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Achievement Award and the Mission Lifeline® NSTEMI Gold Achievement Award. Both awards recognize the implementation of specific quality improvement measures to treat heart attack patients. The NSTEMI is for the more efficient and rapid treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks while the EMS award is presented for measures to

Read More »
Hattiesburg clinic and Forrest Health Vaccination Giveaway Winners

Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health Announce Winners of the Vaccination Appreciation $2,500 Giveaway

Vaccination Appreciation Giveaway Winners  HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health are pleased to announce the winners of the Vaccination Appreciation Giveaway. This event was held as a thank you to members of our community who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.  Vaccination is our most useful tool in preventing the spread of COVID-19. It protects not just ourselves, but our families and our community. Six winners were chosen at random to receive

Read More »
Richard Clark, Jr.., MD, in front of helicopter

Forrest General Surgeon, One of Hattiesburg Clinic and SEMAAD Founders Remembered for Contributions to Community

Richard Clark, Jr., MD, a Forrest General surgeon, pictured in front of a helicopter, during a video shoot in 2018. HATTIESBURG, Miss. (September 7, 2021) Richard H. Clark, Jr., MD, a Forrest General surgeon, the last surviving founder of Hattiesburg Clinic and one of the founders of the Southeast Mississippi Air Ambulance District, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021. Because of the vision and hard work of people like Clark, Forrest General has grown to

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