Beginning July 28, Baptist Health Corbin is restricting visitation to safeguard patients and staff.
In a press release, the hospital announced that it will allow only one visitor per patient.
“We have seen a significant increase in the COVID positivity rate in our area. We are taking every precaution to keep our patients, visitors, and staff safe,” stated Baptist Health Corbin President Anthony Powers. “We apologize for the inconvenience to our patients and their families, but we must keep patient and staff safety as our top priority.”
Individuals entering the hospital will be asked COVID screening questions and have their temperature taken.
The main entrance of the hospital will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Emergency Department doors will be open 24/7.
The Outpatient Surgery and Inpatient Surgery entrances will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Trillium Center entrance will remain closed at this time.
Baptist Health Corbin’s COVID Vaccination Clinic is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Infusion Center located at the hospital. Appointments can be made at Scheduleyourvaccine.com or calling 606.526.4990.
“I would encourage anyone not vaccinated to make an appointment today as we are seeing a rise in positive COVID patients in our community again,” stressed Powers.