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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  • 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.

  • Dr. McAlarney on Breast Cancer Awareness on WHIG-TV 10/11/2019

    Dr. McAlarney sits down with Sandra Smith on the Don Bullock Morning Show, on WHIG-TV, to talk about breast cancer awareness in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  • 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.

  • New heart failure clinic opens 9/28/2019

    UNC Cardiology at Nash recently has opened an outpatient Heart Failure and Intravenous IV Diuresis Clinic to improve care and access to services for heart failure patients

  • Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken planned Sunday 9/24/2019

    The seventh annual Walk of Remembrance for Steps Never Taken, a local celebration of life established to honor all children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or infant demise, is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday.

News Media Contact

Kenyon "K.J." Askew, Jr., Public Relations and Marketing Specialist, at 252-962-8766 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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