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Celebrate! Over the Top Tailgating

HERE ARE A FEW EXTRA TAILGATING TIPS FOR YOUR WINNING SEASON!

Monoclonal Antibody (mAB) Treatment Available

Monoclonal Antibody Treatment (mAb) is one of the most effective treatments for COVID-19 when it’s used early. The treatment can help you recover quickly and keep you out of the hospital. To learn more about Monoclonal Antibody Treatments and where they are offered, by clicking here.

Forrest General is supporting the City of Hattiesburg’s latest campaign to urge Pine Belt residents to “Trust Your Doc, Get Your Shot!”

FGH Spirit Girls Collect Donations for Displaced Victims of
Hurricane Ida

Forrest General Hospital’s Spirit Girls are continuing to do their part by helping Louisiana residents recover from Hurricane Ida. The girls have been collecting snacks, personal hygiene items and even pet treats for Louisiana residents who evacuated to Hattiesburg and are living in hotels indefinitely. So far, Spirit Girls have collected enough supplies for more than 100 goody bags. Thank you for continuing to serve our community!

FGH Names DAISY Award Winner for September

Ericka Hardy, RN, a nurse on the 4T patient care unit, was named the recipient of the September DAISY Award at Forrest General Hospital. The award is presented monthly to a deserving nurse or nurses who exemplify clinical expertise and compassionate care and is recognized as a role model in the nursing community.

Halloween on the Avenues

Fall
Prevention

Forrest General Healthcare Foundation Announces WTC Winner

Did you know there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk of falls for you and your family. Often times, footwear can be key to avoiding falls. Avoiding high heels, flip flops, and slick soled shoes. 

Congratulations, Stewart Eaton! Stewart is the winner of a new, fully-loaded Toyota Highlander XSE, thanks to the Forrest General Healthcare Foundation’s “Win This Car!” raffle. Thank you to everyone who purchased one of the 1,400 tickets. All of the proceeds will benefit addiction treatment and recovery at Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services.

COVID-19 Vaccines Available

The Healthworks Immunization Clinic, a partnership with Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest General Hospital, have vaccination appointments available for individuals ages 12 and older. To make an appointment please visit the online patient portal on Iris, or call 601-261-1620. 

The City of Hattiesburg, in partnership with Hattiesburg Clinic and Forrest Health, are reopening the free COVID-19 testing clinic at CE Roy Community Center (300 East 5th Street) on Saturdays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. until Noon. 

 
 
 
 

          Do you want to join Spirit of Women?
   Do you need a new keytag?  Do you need to update
 your address?  Simply call Spirit of Women at 601-288-4968 or go online to forrestgeneral.com. 

Forrest Health Careers Facebook Page

Join our team of professionals who are committed to the mission to do what is best for the patient. We have many opportunities available for those looking to start a promising career in healthcare. If you are searching for a fulfilling career that offers competitive pay, generous benefits, and flexible scheduling, apply now! To see all full and part-time positions, visit www.forresthealth.org/careers. To say up-to-date on our job opportunities, visit Forrest Health Careers on Facebook.

Forrest General Hospital’s Andy, Griffith Recognized with
Doctors C.A.R.E. Awards

We want to congratulate the newest recipients of the Doctors C.A.R.E. Awards, Orlando J. Andy, Jr., MD, and Charles Randall Griffith, MD. These awards recognize the achievements of physician members of Forrest General Hospital in service and contribution to the patient and physician community. We are so proud to have them both in our Forrest Health family. Thank you, Dr. Andy and Dr. Griffith, for your hard work and dedication!

C.A.R.E.ing Expressions Gift Shop Delivers

CAREing Expressions Delivers: Do you have a loved one in the hospital or a friend who had a baby? Take a few minutes to brighten their day with a gift from C.A.R.E.ing Expressions! Flowers, candy, cards and balloons make a great “Get Well Soon” gift, or think outside of the box with candles, decorative items, or other decor and beauty items from the gift shop!

Rewards Partner Announcements

OCTOBER SPECIALS
All Spirit of Women Members and Forrest General Staff receive 10% off

VIETRI FOUNDER'S EVENT

OCTOBER 13 | 2:00 – 6:00 P.M.
Susan Gravely, founder of Vietri, will be personalizing Vietri purchases with special messages in Italian or English and sharing inspiration behind each collection. 

DANCE IN THE STREET AT THE PETAL DOWNTOWN FAM JAM

DOWNTOWN PETAL | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 | 6:00 – 9:00 P.M. | FREE TO THE PUBLIC
It’s back! The Petal Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to bring back the Downtown FAM Jam, featuring food, art, music, in a FAMily friendly environment. Visit with local artisans and food vendors while enjoying live music by Josh Birdsong. Bring a lawn chair and stay all evening. Main street will be closed between Regions Bank and Panther Credit for the event. Parking is available at nearby closed businesses. 

Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes

Blueberries rank the highest of any fruit for antioxidants, and are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C. 

PREPARATION

Combine the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Stir well. In a small bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and ricotta cheese. Pour over flour mixture and stir briefly to mix. Do not beat. Stir in 1 cup blueberries. 

Lightly grease a griddle (or very large skillet) with oil and heat over medium heat. Drop in pancake batter to form 6 pancakes. Cook pancakes until bubbles form on top and edges turn golden, about 2 minutes. Flip over and cook sides about 2 minutes or until golden. Remove pancakes and keep war. Repeat with remaining batter for form 6 more pancakes. 

INGREDIENTS

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