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Baptist Health Corbin resumes patient visitation

Baptist Health Corbin re-opened patient visitation on a limited basis Monday morning. Starting Oct. 25, visitation resumed from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. with one visitor per patient at a time for those, who are inpatient receiving acute medical, rehabilitation or behavioral health...
Posted On 25 Oct 2021

Whitley County remains near top of state in COVID-19 incidence rate

Whitley County remained near the top of Kentucky’s 120 counties in COVID–19 incidence rate Tuesday at 190.7. Only Rockcastle County, with a rate of 196.8, was higher. Powell County at 187.3, Harlan County at 174.1 and Monroe County at 173 rounded out the top five. Clinton County...

Baptist Health Corbin and Saint Joseph London host joint press conference

They are overrun, and they want people to get vaccinated and wear masks. That was the overwhelming sentiment of a joint press conference with officials from Baptist Health Corbin and Saint Joseph London last week. “Our staff are working tirelessly to care for our patients. I am...

New COVID testing option, physician order not required

Those in need of a COVID–19 test now have another local option as Baptist Health Corbin is now offering a testing site where no physician order is required. The new site is located in the Trillium Center Circle Parking Lot past the hospital. It is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m....

National Guard coming to Baptist Health Corbin to aid COVID–19 efforts

Baptist Health Corbin is getting reinforcements from the Kentucky National Guard as it continues to deal with the COVID–19 surge. Hospital officials said 15 of the 310 guard members that have been activated to support hospitals across the state will be assigned to Baptist Health...

Baptist Health Corbin to receive support from Kentucky National Guard

Baptist Health Corbin is one of 21 hospitals in Kentucky that will receive support from the Kentucky National Guard. On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 310 additional Kentucky National Guard members will assist with nonclinical functions within hospitals to allow...

Corbin mayor addresses the community regarding COVID

Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus said her video to the community,  which was posted to Facebook on Wednesday, was born from a state of helplessness after speaking to healthcare workers. Razmus’s video depicts her addressing the community regarding the effects of the Delta variant...

COVID numbers still rising in Whitley County

The Whitley County Health Department announced 125 new cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed since Friday Sept. 3 on Tuesday. Of the new cases, officials reported 19 cases involved children and three cases were considered breakthrough cases meaning the individual had been fully...

Baptist Health Corbin receives 2021 WE SEE YOU CARE Award

Baptist Health Corbin has been awarded a 2021 WE SEE YOU CARE Award by Hicuity Health. Hicuity Health is the nation’s leading provider of high-acuity telemedicine services, stated a press release from the hospital. The award program is in its sixth year and recognizes the...

Baptist Health feeling effects of COVID surge

Baptist Health Corbin is overwhelmed right now due to the latest COVID-19 surge, and it has temporarily closed its surgery department and stopped patient visitation. Sherrie Mays, vice president and chief nursing officer for Baptist Health Corbin, was one of the speakers during...
Posted On 02 Sep 2021