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Two sisters, two babies, two hours apart at Marshall North

Talk about coincidences - Two sisters having two babies two hours apart. Grandma will never be the same. “This is God’s way of giving her twins and sparing us,” says sister Samantha Reeves of her mother. “She always wanted twins.” Grandmother Tammy Parsley couldn’t be more thrilled. “It’s a miracle,” ...Read More


This month celebrate lifesavers who donate blood

In January we honor those who literally give of themselves to save the lives of others. They are blood donors. Blood donors are not decorated heroes, like veterans and soldiers. They are not recognized and compensated for their accomplishments, like doctors and scientists. They are not revered as are great ...Read More


State Health Officer warns about health killers

Alabama’s chief health officer told a crowd of Marshall County residents at the Lake Guntersville Chamber of Commerce Annual Healthcare Breakfast that two killers attacking the state are smoking and obesity. As a result, today’s children are expected to have shorter lifespans than their parents. “This is the first time ...Read More


Youth Leaderships starts new year, new students

A new crop of future leaders in Marshall County started their training Wednesday. The 2015-16 group of Marshall County Youth Leadership had their first meeting at Snead State Community College. The 36 juniors from eight high schools in the county participated in a virtual scavenger hunt and performed skits based ...Read More


Project Search interns working at Marshall Medical

Keep an eye out for these students. They are new interns provided to Marshall Medical by Project Search to link up special needs students with jobs in the community. Be sure to welcome them aboard! Ten students from high schools all over the county will start Thursday, Aug. 13 with ...Read More


Marshall Medical training ground for future doctors

Alabama is in critical condition when it comes to having enough doctors to serve the population. Marshall Medical Centers is doing its part to alleviate the problem by opening its hospitals to train medical students starting next week. “By offering our hospitals as training grounds for future doctors, we are ...Read More


Food can be fun for diabetics!

Food can be fun for diabetics! To prove that food can be delicious and fun for diabetics, Marshall Medical’s dieticians will do a cooking demonstration and a nutrition scavenger hunt at the Guntersville Farmer’s Market next Saturday. Registered Dietitian Stacey Hyde will cook a fast and easy meal made of ...Read More


GHS student’s essay about Vietnam visit earns $500 scholarship

By Rose Myers Marshall Medical Centers Guntersville High graduate Jessica Hoang is the winner of a $500 scholarship from Marshall Medical Centers to help finance her trip to national HOSA competition this summer. Miss Hoang plans to attend Snead State Community College in the fall before transferring to UAB to ...Read More


Only surviving original employee is proud of hospital

By Rose Myers Marshall Medical Centers Calvin Gwen Hudgins went to work at the Boaz-Albertville Hospital in 1956 when it was only a few weeks old. Back then, he recalls, you hired on to do whatever needed doing. When a car drove up carrying a woman who had just given ...Read More


Gov. Bentley declares 2015 the Year of the Nurse

We all know a nurse. All of us have been touched by a nurse at some time in our lives. Nurses are part of a team working to protect and promote the health of patients by preventing illness and injury, assessing treatment and advocating for patients and families. Though we ...Read More


New clinic will help in early detection of lung cancer

The opening of a new medical clinic in Marshall County this week offers faster diagnosis of spots that could be early lung cancer. Marshall Medical Centers announces the opening of the Marshall Pulmonary Nodule Clinic March 3 to provide early detection and expedited care of lung cancer. “This clinic will ...Read More


Marshall Medical Centers one of country’s 100 SafeCare hospitals

Marshall Medical Centers has earned a place on the list of “100 SafeCare” hospitals in the country delivering the finest level of care. MMC was recognized for healthcare quality in the group of hospitals between 100-400 beds for the “best processes of care, best outcomes of care and best efficacy ...Read More


Local nurses get disaster training

Running a hospital emergency department exposes nurses to a lot of urgent situations, but nothing like the dirty bombs, earthquake, smallpox and chemical plant explosions Marshall Medical Center nurses had to handle during a hi-tech training exercise. “It was very intense,” said Audra Ford, director of the emergency department at ...Read More


What is a blog? At MMC, it’s your friends, neighbors and relatives

You already know that Marshall Medical Centers works hard to offer the very best healthcare to our community. Many requirements come with being responsible for providing medical care to a county’s entire population. One of those is supplying useful information to residents so they have the tools needed to maintain ...Read More


Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Marshall North

For three days the board room at Marshall North has been turned into a gigantic photo album. Employees have circled the conference table laughing at the hairstyles of their coworkers years ago and sharing about others who are long gone. They supplied names for unmarked photos and many memories were ...Read More


There’s no place like home

Being at home takes on extra significance for most people when they’re sick, especially during the holidays and especially after a stay in the hospital recovering from an illness or injury. That universal desire to be at home in comfortable surroundings when a person is less than healthy gave rise ...Read More

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Marshall Medical Center North

Marshall Medical Center North

8000 AL Highway 69

Guntersville, AL 35976

(256) 571-8000

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Marshall Medical Center South

Marshall Medical Center South

2505 US Highway 431

Boaz, AL 35957

(256) 593-8310

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