Emmet Eugene Brown is the first newborn at Passavant Area Hospital in 2016.
Emmet arrived early yesterday morning at 3:19 a.m. He weighs eight pounds, six ounces and measures 21 inches long.
Parents are Haley and Richard Brown of Jacksonville. Emmet has a three-year-old brother, Ayden, and one-half brother, Richard. Additionally, he has three half-sisters, Haylee, Brooklynn and Riley.
In recognition of the first newborn of the year, Passavant presented the family with a gift basket, including a gift card from Purlux Nails and Spa for the new mother, a free newborn photo session with 11×14 print from Robyn Maher Photography and baby items from Passavant and the Passavant Auxiliary Gift Shop.