- Associated Press - Thursday, October 16, 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Central Mississippi Medical Center will dedicate its JMS Burn & Reconstruction program Thursday.

Gov. Phil Bryant is scheduled to speak at the 10 a.m. at the hospital.

The burn program treats children and adults. It will now offer a 13-bed burn intensive care unit, 12 clinic rooms and a 20-bed step down unit with a treatment room.

It is affiliated with Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Centers Inc. in Augusta, Georgia.

Officials say the JMS burn program provides services including treatment of critical burn patients, complex hand injuries and finger reattachment, wound care and continued treatment of burn injuries and comprehensive follow-up care, including reconstructive surgery procedures for burn scars.



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