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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Welcomes First Baby of 2020

Mount Sterling, Ky. (January 3, 2020) – Saint Joseph Mount Sterling welcomed its first baby of 2020 at 10:54 a.m. on Thursday, January 2. Barbara Elizabeth and William Luke Coblentz from Maysville welcomed Jeremiah Alex Coblentz. He weighed 10 lbs. and 2 oz. and was 21½ inches long.

Each year, the hospital staff presents several gifts for the first baby born in the new year.

“Every birth is exciting, but there’s something even more special about the arrival of the first baby of the new year. We always look forward to sharing this wonderful experience with the families,” said Jennifer Chism, MSN, RN, VP of patient care services and chief nursing officer (interim), Saint Joseph Mount Sterling.

Saint Joseph Mount Sterling delivered 269 babies in 2019.

For more information on maternity care at this facility, call 859.497.5000, or visit

About CHI Saint Joseph Health
CHI Saint Joseph Health, part of Catholic Health Initiatives, is one of the largest and most comprehensive health systems in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with 135 locations in 20 counties, including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies. In total, the health system serves patients in 35 counties statewide. CHI Saint Joseph Health is dedicated to building healthier communities by elevating patient care through an integrated physical and behavioral health delivery system. CHI Saint Joseph Health embodies a strong mission and faith-based heritage and works through local partnerships to expand access to care in the communities it serves.

About Saint Joseph Mount Sterling
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling is a 42-bed community hospital located in Mount Sterling, KY. Established in 1918, the facility serves residents of Montgomery, Bath, Menifee, Powell and Rowan counties. An investment of $60 million opened the current facility in 2011.



For More Information:
Mary Branham, Director, Communications
P: 859.313.2642
[email protected] 

Publish date: 

Friday, January 03, 2020