New year, new life

January 08, 2020
Photo courtesy of Allison Pollan Photo courtesy of Allison Pollan

UT Health Jacksonville welcomed the first baby of the new year at 4:04 a.m. Jan. 2, 2020. Da’Jza Montgomery, shown, was born to Destiny Jones and Octaveon Montgomery. She weighed 5 pounds, 3.3 ounces and measured 18.5 inches. Big sister Ta’Jza Montgomery, 2, also welcomed the new addition to the family. UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands each year through a regional network that includes 10 hospitals, more than 50 clinics, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers and an EMS fleet of more than 50 ambulances and four helicopters.