Dorothy Rose Yarber was the first baby to be born at Ozarks Medical Center
(OMC) in 2020. She made her arrival at 2:15 a.m. on January 1. She is
the daughter of Jayce and Annalise Yarber of Mountain View, MO.
Dorothy is pictured with her parents and delivering physician Dr. Brian
Israel of OMC Women’s Health Care. Dorothy’s grandparents
are Judd and Lisa Barslow; and Roland and Tami Yarber; all of West Plains.
She was born weighing 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 22 inches long.
As the first baby of the New Year, Dorothy was presented with a gift basket
from the OMC Obstetrics and Public Relations Departments that included
diapers, sleepers, supplies, blankets, and more. Each year approximately
700 babies are born at OMC.
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care
and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral
healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital
cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more
than 364,000 patient visits annually, in South Central Missouri and Northern
Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit
Pictured from left to right: Dr. Brian Israel, OMC Women’s Health
Care; Jayce, Dorothy and Annalise Yarber