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Baptist Health Wound Care offers help with winter wounds

With severe winter weather upon us, outdoor activities can result in wounds for an unfortunate few. Precipitation, such as snow, sleet and freezing rain, can make sidewalks and parking lots dangerous.  Falls are much more prevalent during these weather conditions and can result...
Posted On 01 Mar 2021
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Baptist Health to pay employees to work the polls in November

To help fill a critical need for precinct election officers in Kentucky and Indiana, Baptist Health is paying its employees to work at the polls in the Nov. 3 General Election. The move came after requests from Baptist Health employees, and from civic leaders in the communities...
Posted On 17 Oct 2020
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Baptist Health passes 100,000 mark in testing for COVID-19

Systemwide, across its eight hospitals, physician offices, and other provider and outpatient locations, Baptist Health has passed the 100,000 mark in testing for COVID-19, having conducted 102,013 tests as of July 31. In Kentucky, 91,384 tests were performed, with an additional...
Posted On 11 Aug 2020
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Baptist Health is getting Kentucky, Southern Indiana back to work

“Baptist Health is helping to get Kentucky and Southern Indiana back to work by offering customized COVID-19 testing solutions and digital tools to employers,” said Michael Newkirk, MD, vice president of Physician Services. “We understand employers have specific, individualized...
Posted On 05 Jun 2020
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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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Baptist Health announces furloughs, executive pay cuts

Baptist Health is making changes as the hospital system adapts to the COVID–19 pandemic and that will be new jobs for some staff, temporary furloughs for others, and pay cuts for executives. “Like other hospitals across the country, Baptist Health is striking a delicate balance...

Baptist Health Corbin Re-accredited as ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Baptist Health Corbin for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Baptist Health Corbin was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI based on rigorous onsite evaluation of...

Dr. Aaron House to speak at Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday

Local surgeon Dr. Aaron House will be the featured speaker next Tuesday, May 14, at the Southern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce monthly membership luncheon. Dr. House practices at with Baptist Health in both Corbin and Lexington. He specializes in General Surgery. A graduate of...