Regional West Welcomes Zyaire, First Baby of 2021

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb., – Regional West welcomed its first baby of the new year at 7:46 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Zyaire is the first baby born in 2021 at Regional West’s Birth and Infant Care Center, weighing in at 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and 18.25 inches long.

Erika Carmody, director of Regional West’s Birth and Infant Care Center, presented the family with a variety of baby gifts, which is a Regional West tradition for the first baby born each year at the medical center. Melissa Guerrero, RN, unit charge nurse, presented the newborn with a onesie commemorating his status as Regional West’s first baby born in 2021.     

Regional West Health Services in Scottsbluff, Neb., is the parent company of Regional West Medical Center, a 188-bed regional referral center and the only Level II Trauma Center in Nebraska west of Kearney. As the region’s only tertiary referral medical center, Regional West offers care that spans more than 32 medical specialties provided by over 28 physician clinics. With nearly 300 in-network providers and approximately 2,000 staff members, Regional West provides comprehensive and innovative health care services for the people of western Nebraska and the neighboring states of Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming.