First baby born on New Year’s Day |

First baby born on New Year’s Day

Special to the LVN
Banner Churchill Community Hospital’s first baby of 2016 was Josiee Lynn George, daughter of Joseph George and Shylaa Albert and sister of Jade.
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Banner Churchill Community Hospital greeted the hospital’s first baby of 2016 on New Year’s Day.

Josiee Lynn George was born to Shylaa Albert and Joseph George of Fallon at 11:28 p.m. on Friday.

Their daughter weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches long. Banner Medical Group physician Tedd McDonald, MD, was the delivering physician.

Josiee has an older sister, Jade, who is 4.

Banner Churchill closed out 2015 with a total of 326 births and an equal number of boys and girls (163). The hospital had two set of twins. In 2014, 403 babies were born at the hospital.

Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon opened in 1996 and is a part of Banner Health, a nonprofit healthcare system with 29 hospitals in seven states. It offers acute and primary care, including comprehensive emergency care with an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. For more information, visit