First baby born in new ERHC Maternity Unit

Zarina Addeo was the first baby born in the new Maternity Unit at Elk Regional Health Center. Born on June 28 at 8:20 a.m., Zarina was delivered by Steven Koch, M.D. She weighed just over 9 pounds and was 23 inches long. Zarina is pictured here with her mother, Tracy Sorg; big sister Icienna Addeo; father Dave Addeo; Sara Myers, RN, the Nurse Manager of the Maternity Unit; Maternity Unit nurse Laura Lorenzo, RN; and Dr. Koch. Zarina received a gift basket from the Maternity Unit nurses and a box of diapers from Elk Regional Health Center. Elk Regional’s new eight-bed Maternity Unit began accepting patients on June 19.