Baptist Union County Timeline

Baptist Union County in 1966

Baptist Union County

This is what Baptist Union County looked like when it opened in 1966. Then it was known as Union County General Hospital.


1966 Union County General Hospital opens.
1979 The hospital’s fourth and fifth floors are added.
1987 The hospital joins the Baptist Memorial Health Care family and the name changes to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County.
1991 The hospital becomes the first in Mississippi to be accredited in mammography by the American College of Radiology.
1996-1997 Baptist Union County wins two consecutive Mississippi Quality Awards (Level III).
1998 The hospital begins performing orthopedic surgeries.
2003 New Albany Gazette readers vote Baptist Union County the “Best Place to Work” in the newspaper’s Reader’s Choice Awards; the hospital adds urology services.
2004 A renovated Women’s Center opens, with five labor/delivery/recovery suites, two surgical suites for Caesarean sections, a level II nursery for sick babies and a 15-bed postpartum unit.

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200 Hwy. 30 West
New Albany, MS 38652



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