NNRH welcomes first baby of 2022
January 5, 2022
ELKO, Nevada – Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital (NNRH) rang in 2022 with the year’s first bundle of joy. Weighing 7 pounds and 8 ounces, and measuring 19.5 inches, Edilene Dayana was born to mother Arely and father Edilson at 5:50 a.m. on Tuesday, January 4th.
Edilene received a number of gifts as the “New Year’s Baby”, including a basket of toys and supplies from the Elko County Cattlewomen, a gift basket and check from the NNRH Auxiliary, and a giant teddy bear from the hospital administration.
Cinda Peurala, Director of Women’s and Newborn Services at NNRH, stated that the Obstetrics Department was pleased to welcome little Edilene, along with each and every new infant.
“Our team of expert clinical staff are committed to creating a safe, welcoming, and comfortable environment for moms and babies,” Peurala said. “It is one of our great privileges to help our community’s families welcome their newest additions in a positive and memorable way.”
To learn more about obstetrics at NNRH, please visit our Mother and Baby Services page or call (775) 748-2140.
Community members present gifts to the New Year's Baby. From left: Rebecca Clark of the NNRH Auxiliary, father Edilson, mother Arely, baby Edilene, and Julie Irish, president of the Elko County Cattlewomen.