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W’burg woman dies while en route to hospital following crash

A Williamsburg woman died Saturday from injuries she sustained in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. 25W north of Williamsburg. Kentucky State Police identified the victim as Leah M Byrns, 41. Kentucky State Police stated that the wreck occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. near the...

Baptist Health Corbin institutes new rules for those entering hospital

Baptist Health Corbin has implemented coronavirus screening measures for all patients and visitors entering the hospital. Officials said all entrances to the hospital, with the exception of the main entrance, outpatient specialty clinic, and emergency department, will be closed....

Baptist Health Corbin institutes coronavirus screening measures for all patients and visitors

Baptist Health Corbin has implemented coronavirus screening measures for all patients and visitors entering the hospital. Officials said all entrances to the hospital, with the exception of the main entrance, outpatient specialty clinic, and emergency department, will be closed....

Baptist Health Corbin limiting patient visitation over coronavirus fears

Baptist Health Corbin announced Wednesday morning that the hospital is limiting patient visitation as a preventative measure in dealing with the coronavirus. “Baptist Health Corbin is closely monitoring the evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) updates. In an abundance of...
Posted On 11 Mar 2020

Kentucky ranks among worst in daily exercise

Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that Kentuckians, in general, are not getting enough daily exercise, and one local doctor is offering some ways to change that without hitting the gym. Dr. Mirza Ahmed, an Interventional Cardiologist...

Baptist Health Corbin hosting heart awareness events beginning Friday

February is national heart awareness month and Baptist Health Corbin is encouraging everyone to wear red Friday to raise awareness about heart disease and the impact it can have. Hospital officials will highlight the day at 2 p.m. when Corbin Mayor Suzie Razmus is scheduled to...

Update: Corbin Police arrest man who fired rifle shots outside hospital

A Harrodsburg man remains lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center in lieu of a $25,000 cash bond after he allegedly admitted to firing three rounds from a .22-caliber rifle on Jan. 29 while outside of Baptist Health Corbin from a truck he was attempting to steal. Following...

Baptist Health Corbin gets new surgical robot

  Baptist Health Corbin stepped into the next generation of robotic assisted precision surgery Thursday when its new da Vinci Xi Surgical System was delivered and installed. The robotic system is an upgrade of the da Vinci robot that has been used at the hospital since 2011...

Baptist Health Corbin stepping up enforcement of tobacco ban on campus

Baptist Health Corbin instituted a ban on the use of tobacco products in 2011, but hospital officials say it will be more strictly enforced. Hospital officials said smoking and the use of all tobacco products, including vaping, is prohibited everywhere on the campus, and the...

Baptist Health Corbin laying off 15 medical coding workers

Fifteen medical coding employees at Baptist Health Corbin are among 37 Baptist Health employees being laid off by the network of eight hospitals across Kentucky and southern Indiana. The positions are being eliminated as the hospital has reached an agreement with AGS Health, who...