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Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - STPH Welcomes Baby New Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 1, 2019

St. Tammany Parish Hospital Welcomes Baby New Year 2019

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish Hospital announces the first baby born at the hospital in 2019, Raine Duran Zitzmann, weighing 8 lbs, 8 oz., and measuring 19 inches long.

Proud parents Scott and Susie Zitzmann, obstetrician Katherine Williams and labor and delivery nurse Alicia Quirk welcomed the baby boy into the world at 7:24 a.m., Jan. 1.

PHOTO IDENTITIES: Scott and Susie Zitzmann (holding Raine) are surrounded by family welcoming their baby New Year, Raine Duran Zitzmann. From Left to right Owen Zitzmann, Jonathan Zitzmann, Logan Zitzmann, Scott (father), Susie (mother) holding baby Raine, and Megan Zitzmann.

A full-service acute care facility committed to providing world-class healthcare and the latest technology, St. Tammany Parish Hospital delivers today’s life-improving procedures with the utmost care to area residents with emphasis on wellness, preventive care and disease management close to home. STPH is recognized for quality, safety and the patient experience by CareChex, Leapfrog, Healthgrades, Hospital Compare, Women’s Choice and US News & World Report. St. Tammany Parish Hospital is an independent service district in a clinically integrated partnership with Ochsner Health System. Together, the two organizations focus on aligning their healthcare offerings to best serve patients and families in west St. Tammany and surrounding areas. Under their agreement, the two organizations retain their autonomy; neither partner manages nor owns the other. STPH is a self-supporting not-for-profit community hospital; it receives no tax funding. Learn more at stph.org.