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How to manage coronavirus burnout and pandemic fatigue

If you’ve been feeling tired, unmotivated, or had difficulty sleeping lately, you’re not alone. At this point, we’ve been in full-on crisis mode as a result of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic for months. Among the slew of new terms popping up this year comes another: pandemic...
Posted On 21 Sep 2020
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Harrodsburg man gets five-year prison sentence for breaking into vehicle at Corbin hospital, firing gun three times early this year

A Harrodsburg man received a five-year prison sentence on Sept. 8 for firing three rounds from a .22-caliber rifle in late January while outside Baptist Health Corbin from a truck he was attempting to steal. Tony Duvall, 33, pleaded guilty on July 7 during a video conference from...
Posted On 18 Sep 2020

Baptist Health Corbin secures $1 million grant to fund three-year opioid, substance abuse program

Baptist Health Corbin has secured a $1 million grant to combat opioid and substance abuse in Knox and Whitley counties over the next three years. The collaborative effort – which will include long-time behavioral health partner Cumberland River Behavioral Health – launched Sept....
Posted On 16 Sep 2020
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Baptist Health hospitals earn national recognition for promoting organ, eye, and tissue donation

Baptist Health Corbin, Lexington, and Richmond have received platinum recognition from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for their efforts in encouraging enrollment in Kentucky’s organ donor registries. Between...
Posted On 30 Aug 2020
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Baptist Health Corbin opens Senior Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment Unit

Baptist Health Corbin opened an 18-bed unit for Senior Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment. This unit will provide a safe and structured environment for seniors ages 65 years and older who require behavioral health services. Travis Powers, RN, Behavioral Health Community Liaison,...

Baptist Health Corbin Medical Director Dr. David Worthy answers COVID–19 frequently asked questions

The ongoing COVID–19 pandemic has continued to generate questions and controversy. As a result, The News Journal reached out to Baptist Health Corbin Medical Director Dr. David Worthy to answer a number of the most common questions concerning the state of the virus, testing, when...

Senator McConnell thanks healthcare workers, talks second stimulus during stop at Baptist Health Corbin

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R–KY, came to southeastern Kentucky Monday, making stops at three local hospitals, including Baptist Health Corbin, where he praised healthcare workers for their efforts during the COVID–19 pandemic. He also spoke about what officials...

Baptist Health Corbin’s COVID-19 Screening Center relocated

Baptist Health Corbin’s COVID-19 Screening Center will be relocated to the hospital campus effective July 1.  There will be signage directing you to the new location. Area healthcare providers can now refer patients for preoperative and symptomatic COVID-19 testing to the Baptist...
Posted On 30 Jun 2020
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Baptist Health Corbin encourages action to fight early onset colorectal cancer

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Colon Cancer Awareness month and the activities used to educate the community about colon cancer symptoms, risks and treatments were canceled.  However, the topic deserves to be revisited now that Baptist Health Corbin is providing elective services...
Posted On 23 Jun 2020
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Baptist Health receives CARES Act funding for telehealth upgrades at eight Kentucky hospitals

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced Thursday that Baptist Health had received $873,982 to expand its telehealth services at eight Kentucky hospitals, including its facility in Corbin. The federal funding, distributed by the Federal Communications...
Posted On 18 Jun 2020
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