VIDEO: Dr. Fagan talks fireworks safety with WRDW

Watch as BRCA’s Dr. Shawn Fagan talks about firework safety with WRDW. Watch the video here: Burn expert urges fireworks safety for Fourth of July (wrdw.com). For more safety tips, check out our post on firework safety here: From fires to burns, help keep the holidays safe with these firework safety tips – Burn and […]
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WJBF News Channel 6 discusses recent toy donation with Dr. Fagan

Be on the lookout for Dr. Fagan on WJBF News Channel 6! The segment will run at 7 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 23, and cover the recent toy donation from Bring it Back Meets to pediatric patients throughout Doctors Hospital of Augusta including the Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Center. For more information about the […]
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JMS at Doctors Hospital receives huge donation for pediatric patients

“Burnouts for Kids” from the Bring it Back Meets organization donated more than $7,000 of children’s toys today for pediatric patients throughout Doctors Hospital of Augusta including the Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Center. The money was raised at their annual “Burnouts for Kids” event held each fall at the Carolina Dragway. “We started Burnouts […]
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JMS’s Dr. Cartie featured on FOXNOW

In case you missed it, JMS’s Dr. Richard Cartie was featured LIVE on WFXG FOX54’s FOXNOW program to kick off American Burn Association’s National Burn Awareness Week. Read the story here: Burn Prevention Awareness Week: How to prevent common burns – WFXG
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Joseph M. Still Burn Centers Inc. provider speaks to Jamaican consulate, Sanmerna Foundation

Under the management of Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Centers Inc. continues to care for a young patient from Jamaica thanks to donations raised by the Sanmerna Foundation, the Atlanta Jamaican Association, the Jamaican Diaspora and Jamaica’s Consul Generals to Miami and New York. The largest burn center […]
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A treacherous diabetic road: Jill Bird’s story

Diabetes is a chronic health condition that lasts a lifetime and often results in secondary health problems. From Type 1 to Type 2 diabetes, it’s essential to be aware of the health risks you are pre-disposed to with a diabetes diagnosis. Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) is dedicated to shedding light on this […]
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Have a spook-tacular Halloween with these safety tips

October 27—It’s almost time for Halloween! Make sure your holiday is trick-free with safety tips from Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America. Whether you and your family are heading to a party, going trick-or-treating or even staying in for a scary movie marathon, we have a few tips that can help keep you safe and […]
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Crisp County Firefighter talks fire safety and prevention for National Fire Prevention Week

For this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA) spoke with Crisp County Firefighter Bruce Lesieur about home fire safety and prevention to help keep families and EMS out of dangerous situations. “There is no such thing as a routine fire,” Lesieur warns. Though firefighters across the world put their […]
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Reconstruction after gunshot restores veteran’s ability to hold her baby

Pregnancy comes with several mental and physical challenges. From fear and excitement to hormonal changes and medical conditions, there can be a lot of stress on the mother and father. For 27-year-old Cheyenne Walker, her pregnancy came as a welcomed surprise. No one could have guessed that she would be fighting to keep her unborn […]
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How to prevent a kitchen fire at home

At Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), our multidisciplinary approach to burn injuries promotes the best possible outcomes for all patients treated by our nationwide system of burn care providers. While BRCA encourages patients to seek medical attention when an injury occurs, we do our best to educate online and in-person communities on the […]
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JMS Burn Center, Inc. to close its doors at Merit Health Central in Jackson, Mississippi, but remains committed to patient care in Jackson

 JACKSON, MS — The Joseph M. Still (JMS) Burn Center, located at Merit Health Central in Jackson, Mississippi, will close its doors effective Oct. 14, 2022. Merit Health Central made the difficult decision to remove the medical services necessary to support a burn care unit.  Statement from Merit Health Central: “The complex medical needs of […]
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BRCA featured on Health Digest

BRCA is featured in an article on Health Digest, “What to do if you get bleach on your skin.” Click here to read the article written by Erin Marie.
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Comprehensive home fire safety tips for kids 

At Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America (BRCA), our multidisciplinary approach to burn injuries promotes the best possible outcomes for all patients treated by our nationwide system of burn care providers. While BRCA encourages patients to seek medical attention when an injury occurs, we do our best to educate online and in-person communities on the […]
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