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Kentucky seeks new organ donors as 943 people await transplants

One organ donor can save up to eight lives. According to the Health Resources and Services Administration’s website, organdonor.gov, as of February 2021, 107,000 individuals are on the national transplant waiting list. In Kentucky, 345 individuals received lifesaving organs in...

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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Organ donors, recipients celebrated at Baptist Health Corbin organ donation event

Members of the community gathered at Baptist Health Corbin Friday to commemorate “Blue and Green Day” in an effort to raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation. Among the featured speakers was John Whitlock, whose wife, Kellee Edwards Whitlock, died of...