Published on June 14, 2022

NMMC Presents BEE Awards to Women’s Hospital Staff

NICU BEE AwardsTUPELO, Mississippi—North Mississippi Medical Center recently presented BEE Awards to three employees at Women’s Hospital.

The three were nominated for volunteering to stay past their 12-hour shifts to help in a staffing shortage on the Mother-Baby Unit. “We had 25 mothers on our unit with only one nursing assistant,” she wrote in their nominations. “They worked until additional staff could get to Women’s Hospital. Their willingness to stay and help demonstrated true teamwork!”

Danelly Blanco-Hernandez of Tupelo is a unit coordinator and technician in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. A 2019 graduate of Tupelo High School, she earned an associate degree from Itawamba Community College in 2021 and joined the hospital that July. She will pursue an associate degree in nursing from ICC beginning in August.

Lauren Hall of Nettleton is a new graduate nurse at Women’s Hospital. A 2017 graduate of Nettleton High School, she recently completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women. Hall joined the NMMC staff in 2021 as a nurse extern.

Karley Taylor of Belmont is a new graduate nurse at Women’s Hospital, having joined the staff as an intern in March. She is a 2019 graduate of Belmont High School and recently completed her associate degree in nursing from Northeast Mississippi Community College.

The BEE Award is given to deserving caregivers each month at NMMC. Nomination forms are available throughout NMMC or at For more information, call (662) 377-3431 or email HernandezLauren HallKarley Taylor

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