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UNC Rockingham Health Care Implements Flu Restrictions

UNC Rockingham Health Care has implemented flu restrictions as a precaution to protect patients, families and staff from exposure to influenza. An increase in flu cases has been reported at the Eden hospital and at UNC Rockingham Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center.

These temporary restrictions were put in place on Jan. 16:

Children ages 12 and […]

Baby is first in Rockingham and first at renamed UNC Rockingham Hospital

EDEN — Willow Rose Hairston wasn’t just the first baby born this year in Rockingham County. She was the first baby born at UNC Rockingham Hospital, formerly Morehead Memorial Hospital.

As the New Year countdown ended and fireworks burst across the sky, the Eden hospital closed a chapter in its history — one that spanned nearly 58 […]

Morehead Hospital unveils new name: UNC Rockingham Health Care

Morehead’s top executive, Dana Weston, to remain president of new entity

EDEN – Morehead Memorial Hospital officially became UNC Health Care’s 13th affiliated hospital as of Jan. 1. As part of the agreement, Morehead Memorial, which has a long history of serving patients and their families in the Rockingham County region, will change its name to […]

Family Practice of Eden Earns NCQA PCMH Recognition

The NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) has recognized Family Practice of Eden as a Patient Centered Medical Home. It earned a Level 3 distinction, the highest status awarded by NCQA.

NCQA is a widely recognized not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Being named as a PCMH (Patient-Centered Medical Home) means that Family Practice […]


UNC Health Care was selected by Judge Benjamin A. Kahn as the winning bidder for Morehead Memorial Hospital at a Nov. 13 hearing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of N.C.

It sets the course for the 108-bed hospital to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in early 2018 and continue providing healthcare to […]

Morehead Takes Flu Prevention Measures

Morehead Memorial Hospital has seen an increasing number of patients with flu symptoms in the Emergency Department during the past several days. To protect patients, the hospital is asking that children under the age of 12, and anyone who is feeling ill, refrain from visiting patients.

“Our priority is protecting our patients who may have weakened […]

Morehead Memorial designated a “Low Cost & High Quality” Hospital by BlueCross BlueShield!

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) has awarded Morehead Memorial Hospital its Cost & Quality designation. This means that Morehead has exceeded the insurance provider’s strict thresholds for high-quality, cost-efficient care. For those covered by BCBSNC tiered plans such as Blue Select and the N.C. State Health Plan (SHP), Morehead is now […]

Tree of Life will be lit on Tuesday

RiverFest 2016

The staff at Morehead thanks everyone who visited our booth at Eden’s RiverFest on Sept 16th and 17th. We  hope to see  you on the downtown streets at next year’s festival!



Morehead Initiates Search for Healthcare System Affiliation

The Board of Trustees of Morehead Memorial Hospital has announced that it has begun a search to establish a strategic affiliation with a healthcare system.

In late 2015, the board adopted a three-year strategic plan, a process that’s led to this decision.

Though Morehead has recently seen growth in patient volume and is working to add services […]