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Wayne UNC Receives Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of “A”

Wayne UNC Receives Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade of “A”

Wayne UNC Health Care was awarded an “A” in the fall 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Wayne UNC’s achievement in providing the highest level of patient care. This is an improvement over the hospital’s grade of “B” over the past several years. An “A” grade has historically been earned by only…read more »

Students Run In Honor Of Wayne UNC’s 125th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Students Run In Honor Of Wayne UNC’s 125th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Kids are running to raise awareness for the local hospital’s quasquicentennial.  Jacqueline Kannan, the Executive Director of the Wayne Memorial Hospital Foundation, says students from four Wayne County elementary schools have been running 1.25 miles in honor of Wayne UNC’s 125th anniversary.  The schools taking part so far were Tommy’s Road, Carver Heights, North Drive,…read more »

Downtown Fountain Turned Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Downtown Fountain Turned Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Downtown Goldsboro is showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Wednesday afternoon, representatives from Wayne UNC Health Care, Southeastern Medical Oncology, and the City of Goldsboro were on hand as the downtown fountain at the corner of Center and Walnut streets was turned pink for the month of October. The purpose of Breast Cancer…read more »

COVID Strains County Resources As Officials Make Plans For Booster Vaccine Doses

COVID Strains County Resources As Officials Make Plans For Booster Vaccine Doses

The coronavirus continues to circulate and it doesn’t appear it’s going away anytime soon.  Thursday afternoon, Wayne County Government hosted its second online COVID Connection, bringing together local leaders and health experts to give an update on the virus that has left thousands dead in North Carolina.  Wayne UNC Health Care President and CEO Dr.…read more »

Wayne UNC Prepares For Potential Surge In COVID Patients

Wayne UNC Prepares For Potential Surge In COVID Patients

The resurgent coronavirus is sending more patients to Wayne UNC Health Care, and the situation could get worse.  The local hospital has seen an influx of COVID-positive patients in recent days and weeks.  Wayne UNC President and CEO Dr. Jessie Tucker tells GoldsboroDailyNews.com the situation is ominous, but, fortunately, Wayne UNC is not at the…read more »

Leaders Push To Administer More Vaccine Shots In Wayne County

Leaders Push To Administer More Vaccine Shots In Wayne County

The coronavirus is still circulating in the community, and officials are pushing for more residents to get vaccinated. During the Operation Unite Goldsboro Community Roundtable held Thursday, Wayne UNC Health Care President and CEO Dr. Jessie Tucker said they’ve seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases, included several young people sick with the virus. Tucker says…read more »

Hospital Foundation Kicks 125th Anniversary Campaign (PHOTO GALLERY)

Hospital Foundation Kicks 125th Anniversary Campaign (PHOTO GALLERY)

The Wayne County hospital is celebrating 125 years of history in the community it serves. On Thursday, the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting marking the beginning of Wayne UNC Health Care’s 125th anniversary celebration. In an interview with GoldsboroDailyNews.com, Jacqueline Kannan, the Executive Director of the Wayne Memorial Hospital Foundation, talked about the…read more »

Wayne UNC Health Care To Begin 125th Anniversary Festivities

Wayne UNC Health Care To Begin 125th Anniversary Festivities

Wayne UNC Health Care kicks off its quasquicentennial celebration today, Thursday, July 1. In celebrating the 125th birthday of the Wayne County hospital, Wayne UNC is starting a fundraising effort for its foundation. A virtual ribbon cutting kicking off the 125th birthday celebration is being held today at 10 AM. Jacqueline Kannan, Executive Director of…read more »

WAYNE UNC HEALTH CARE: 125 Years Of Serving The Community

WAYNE UNC HEALTH CARE: 125 Years Of Serving The Community

From its humble beginnings over a horse stable at the corner of Center and Mulberry streets in 1896 to the grand medical facility that now overlooks Wayne Memorial Drive, the Wayne County hospital has served its community for 125 years. Wayne UNC Health Care is preparing to mark is quasquicentennial with a series of events…read more »

Wayne UNC To Mark 125th Anniversary

Wayne UNC To Mark 125th Anniversary

The local hospital is preparing to celebrate its quasquicentennial. Wayne UNC Hospital turns 125 years old this year. Tuesday morning, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing Wayne UNC’s 125th anniversary as read by Dr. Jessie Tucker, President and CEO of Wayne UNC Health Care. The proclamation notes the hospital was hospital…read more »

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