News & Media

You could think of it as news that’s good for you.

At Nash UNC Health Care, we have been a beacon of health for our community for nearly 50 years. With a responsibility like that, you can’t stand still — the status quo is simply unacceptable.

The good news is that we are continually growing to provide world class care locally. You don’t have to drive far to experience nationally recognized cancer treatment or award-winning heart and stroke care. We’re excited about this good news, and we want to share it. From our latest innovations to practical information to keep you healthy, this is not only good news — it’s news you can use to create a healthier lifestyle and help build a healthier community.


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  • Hospital names VP of Nursing 1/14/2020

    Nash UNC Health Care has announced Mary Strickland as its new vice president of nursing.

  • Hospital advises caution as flu cases increase 1/8/2020

    Due to a recent surge in the number of flu diagnoses, Nash UNC Health Care is urging the public to take flu prevention measures and limiting visitation to the hospital for people who have cold or flu-like symptoms.

  • Area welcomes first baby of new year 1/1/2020

    The first baby of the Twin Counties came early this year, making his appearance just 14 minutes after 2020 was rung in.

  • Group Provides beds for local kids 12/21/2019

    Dozens of children in the Rocky Mount area will be able to nestle all snug in their new beds this Christmas Eve, thanks to the efforts of a local nonprofit group and some hospital employees.

  • Nash UNC names community relations director 12/8/2019

    Nash UNC Health Care has named Kirby Slade as director of Community Relations for the hospital.

  • Hospital holds signing day for nursing scholars 11/25/2019

    Nash UNC Health Care hosted its third annual Nurse Scholars Signing Day event on Monday, signing seven aspiring nursing students currently enrolled at Nash and Edgecombe community colleges.

  • New doctors join Nash UNC Health Care 11/19/2019

    Nash UNC Health Care recently welcomed Dr. Ashley Strickland as a new physician at UNC Orthopedics at Nash and Dr. Amy Stinson as a new physician at UNC Ear, Nose & Throat at Nash.

  • Tree lighting to honor loved ones 11/14/2019

    Lights of Love, an annual tradition aimed at honoring and remembering loved ones during the holiday season, will be held on the front lawn of Nash UNC Health Care.

  • Luncheon to raise breast cancer awareness 10/7/2019

    Nash UNC Health Care is hosting a Lunch & Learn event in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

  • Students paint tiles for oncology clinic 10/6/2019

    Some students at Northern Nash High School are using their spare time to paint ceiling tiles destined to adorn the Danny Talbott Cancer Center on the campus of Nash UNC Health Care.

News Media Contact

Dorsey Tobias, director of Marketing & Communications, at 252-962-8900 or by email.

If calling after hours, please dial the main hospital line at 252-962-8000 and ask to speak with the nursing supervisor on duty and identify yourself as a member of the news media. He or she will be able to assist you.

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