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Wearing a face mask at Baptist Health facility is a practical way to reduce COVID-19 spread

In order to further limit the spread of COVID-19, all patients, family members, visitors, staff and vendors must wear a face mask at all times when in a Baptist Health facility. The coronavirus is thought to spread mainly from one person to another, usually through droplets...
Posted On 04 Jun 2020
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No-Cost Antibody Testing at First Care Urgent Care

First Care, is now offering antibody testing at all of their 18 locations at no-cost to insured* or uninsured patients. In addition to testing for current COVID-19 symptoms, First Care is now offering an antibody test to detect if a patient had a previous COVID-19 infection. The...
Posted On 04 Jun 2020
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Tri-County Cineplex readying to reopen the doors Monday, June 1

Movie theaters across the state are gearing up to welcome customers back inside the building beginning Monday, June 1. In Corbin, the Tri-County Cineplex is working hard to make sure everything is ready for moviegoers to once again get their fix of big screen entertainment.

Associates in Eye Care seeing patients again, adhering to all state and federal guidelines

Many, who wear glasses or contact lenses, might have taken their access to eye health care for granted before the COVID-19 pandemic. But since reopening, phones have been ringing nonstop at Associates in Eye Care (AEC) with people scheduling their eye health exams, or being...
Posted On 22 May 2020
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Bubby’s BBQ of Corbin excited to be among area restaurants re-opening for business this week

As the economy continues the re-opening effort in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, local business owners are also making plans to open their doors and welcome customers back inside. Among those business owners are Mark Shepherd, owner of Bubby’s BBQ and Buffet in Corbin.

Local nail tech and cosmetologist talk salon re-opening later this month

As of right now, Governor Andy Beshear’s plan for re-opening the economy has salons and barbershops slated to re-open on May 25. Shirley Nance and Glenda Sizemore of Falls Plaza Salon in Corbin both say they are ready to get back to work, but they are also continuing to be...

Ford provides face protection for Whitley County first responders

First responders across Whitley County now have an extra layer of face protection courtesy of Ford Motor Company. Whitley County Emergency Management Director Danny Moses said the car manufacturer shipped 500 of the plastic face guards, which arrived Monday. Moses handed out...

New Forcht Bank safety measures will allow for return of walk-in traffic

With talk of re-opening the economy beginning to dominate the national conversation, businesses everywhere are making the adjustments necessary to bring customers back through the doors in a safe and secure manner.

Elective surgeries resume at Baptist Health Corbin

Baptist Health Corbin is developing plans to resume elective surgeries and procedures, and the first outpatient surgeries began Wednesday, along with invasive procedures such as colonoscopies, hernia repair, hysterectomy, cardiac heart catheterization, and bronchoscopy (scope of...

Baptist Health spearheads breakthrough COVID-19 plasma treatment

Clinicians treating severely suffering COVID-19 patients at Baptist Health Corbin now have access to the FDA-sponsored, Mayo Clinic-led expanded access treatment program through a clinical trial using plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients as a potential treatment option. The...
Posted On 06 May 2020
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