First baby of 2021

The MercyOne Clinton Medical Center Birth Center celebrated the new year by welcoming the first baby of 2021 on New Year’s Day. Mom Dayton, of Port Byron, Ill., is pictured with baby boy Arlo Jose Lara, who was born at 2:29 p.m. Jan. 1. They are joined by Dr. Mona Alqulali (right), who delivered little Arlo Jose, and family friend, Shannon.