First Baby Born at Oneida Health Hospital in 2024

Kevin ProsserNews, Press Release

Pictured left to right: Felissa Koernig, Oneida Health President & CEO; Cindy Thurston, Auxiliary Member; Destinee Ellis; baby Kingston; Nancy Rinehard, Auxiliary Member; and Janae Baker Brockway.

Congrats Janae, Destinee, and baby Kingston 

Oneida, NY – Congratulations to Janae Baker Brockway and Destinee Ellis, from Oneida, on their beautiful baby boy, Kingston MyKel Brockway – the first baby of the New Year born in Madison County. He made his debut on January 3 at 3:49 am at Oneida Health’s Lullaby Center. Baby Kingston weighed a healthy 7 pounds 10 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

As part of an annual tradition, the parents of the first baby of the New Year at Oneida Health Hospital receive a gift from the Oneida Health Auxiliary to help with newborn essentials. The Oneida Health Medical Providers, Staff, and Auxiliary wish Janae, Destinee, and baby Kingston a happy and healthy 2024!


About Oneida Health

Oneida Health is a regional integrated healthcare network based in Oneida, NY operated by Oneida Health Systems, a New York State not-for-profit corporation. From a four-bed hospital in 1899 to a local leader in patient care, Oneida Health has a singular vision for providing the highest levels of patient safety and experience through the perfect pairing of talented medical professionals and state-of-the-art technology. Offering physical rehabilitation, primary and specialty care, an award-winning hospital, and skilled nursing, Oneida Health invests in the health of our communities through a network of health services focused on long-term health and prevention.

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