River Falls Area Hospital welcomes first baby of the New Year

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. 1/5/2017 The first baby of 2017 born at Allina Health River Falls Area Hospital made his appearance at 8:58 p.m. on January 3, 2017.

Nolan Varo, weighing 7 lbs 6 oz and measuring 20.25 inches long, was born in the Birth Center to proud parents Adam and Nancy Varo of River Falls.

Nurses presented the family with a gift basket of baby items contributed by the Birth Center and auxiliary members in celebration of being the first newborn of the New Year.

Congratulations to the Varo family from everyone at River Falls Area Hospital!

About River Falls Area Hospital

River Falls Area Hospital, part of Allina Health, is a not-for-profit regional medical center committed to providing quality, comprehensive care to patients in western Wisconsin - from disease prevention to innovative diagnostic and treatment services for simple to complex medical conditions. The hospital provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, cancer care and emergency care services.

About Allina Health

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 11 hospitals, 15 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, and emergency medical transportation services.

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Parents Adam and Nancy Varo with their son Nolan Varo and big sister Aubrey.