Published on January 02, 2020

OMC Welcomes First Baby of 2020

Doctor with newborn and parentsPictured from left to right: Dr. Brian Israel, OMC Women’s Health Care; Jayce, Dorothy and Annalise Yarber

Dorothy Rose Yarber was the first baby to be born at Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) in 2020. She made her arrival at 2:15 a.m. on January 1. She is the daughter of Jayce and Annalise Yarber of Mountain View, MO.

Dorothy is pictured with her parents and delivering physician Dr. Brian Israel of OMC Women’s Health Care.  Dorothy’s grandparents are Judd and Lisa Barslow; and Roland and Tami Yarber; all of West Plains.  She was born weighing 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 22 inches long.

As the first baby of the New Year, Dorothy was presented with a gift basket from the OMC Obstetrics and Public Relations Departments that included diapers, sleepers, supplies, blankets, and more. Each year approximately 700 babies are born at OMC.

Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more than 364,000 patient visits annually, in South Central Missouri and Northern Arkansas.

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