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Chesapeake Regional Healthcare Welcomes First Baby Of 2022

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The first baby delivered in 2022 at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center’s BirthPlace is a boy named Macoy John Plageman. The newborn arrived at 1:53 a.m. on Jan. 1, 2022. Macoy weighed in at six pounds, twelve ounces. He is the first baby born to new parents, Katie and John Plageman, of Suffolk, Va. 


About Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Chesapeake Regional Healthcare is a health system laser focused on innovation, known for making medical history in the region and providing patients with truly personal care. It’s hospital, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, is the only independent, community-based hospital in Hampton Roads. With a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the best heart attack survival rates of the major systems in the region, and a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center, Chesapeake Regional’s cardiac program is expanding. The system has a state-of-the-art neurointerventional suite, comprehensive cancer care, the most preferred Labor & Delivery program in the area, nearly 40 practice locations and approximately 600 physicians on staff. Chesapeake Regional Healthcare’s innovative, technologically advanced health care saves lives every day. Learn more at

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