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Milk Has Overtaken Nuts as the Most Severe Food Allergy

April 23, 2021

Most people know or know of, someone who has a nut allergy. They also understand that nut allergies can present very serious — even life-threatening — symptoms. What many don’t know is that milk allergy can produce symptoms that are as severe as, if not more severe than, those of nut allergies. A recent study […]

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Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Impact Women’s Periods?

April 21, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine has many normal side effects, including chills, fever, and muscle pain. So, naturally, it’s normal to wonder if the vaccine can influence other aspects of your health, like your menstrual cycle. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), there’s no reason […]

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HMH Foundation changes name to Baptist Health Foundation Hardin

April 19, 2021

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation leaders announced that the independent non-profit will now be called Baptist Health Foundation Hardin. The new name better connects the philanthropy and work of the organization to Baptist Health Hardin (Hardin). While the name changed, the board of directors, mission, vision and local impact remains the same. Specifically, all dollars the […]

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Walk-In COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on April 15

April 14, 2021

Interested in protecting yourself and others from COVID-19 but haven’t had a chance to schedule a vaccination appointment? YOU’RE IN LUCK! Thursday, April 15, Baptist Health Hardin is offering Walk-In Vaccination Appointments from 8 am – 1 pm at the Towne Mall Vaccination Clinic. Vaccines are available to all Kentuckians 16 years and older. Important […]

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Baptist Health Hardin Hosts Sexual Violence Exhibit To Expose Myths

April 13, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin, in partnership with Silverleaf Sexual Trauma Recovery Services, is showcasing an exhibit to explore common myths associated with sexual violence. The exhibit, titled “What Were You Wearing?,” aims to shatter the myth that sexual assault can be attributed to a person’s choice in wardrobe. The exhibit features a collection of outfits – […]

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Baptist Health Hardin participates in statewide Donate Life event

April 12, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin nursing leaders, staff and organ donor families participated in the 2021 Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony and Moment of Silence honoring organ, tissue and eye donors and their families. The statewide event allows Kentucky Organ Donor Association (KODA) member hospitals to come together and reflect on the far-reaching impact of organ donation in […]

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Vaccination Scheduling transitions to Phases 1, 2, and 3

April 05, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin will begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for all Kentuckians in Phases 1 and 2 beginning March 30. As directed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, Baptist Health Hardin is focusing its vaccinations on: Phase 1A – Healthcare workers Phase 1B – Kentuckians 70 years and older Phase 1C – Kentuckians 50 years […]

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Doctor’s Day: Answering the call to serve

March 30, 2021

March 30 is Doctors’ Day, a nationally recognized day to celebrate physicians, their work and their invaluable contributions to our community. This year’s celebration is much different than last year’s due to the pandemic. Last March, when the world shut down and everyone was asked to stay home, Baptist Health Hardin physicians bravely answered the […]

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Abound & Baptist Health Hardin’s Virtually Well Series Offers Free Educational Opportunities

March 27, 2021

Abound Credit Union has partnered with Baptist Health Hardin to improve community health and encourage overall wellness. The Virtually Well Series shares important physical and financial health tips via live events and on-demand videos each month, featuring physicians and advanced practice clinicians, dietitians and financial education professionals. Working together, Abound Credit Union and Baptist Health […]

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HMH Foundation names new philanthropy officer

March 26, 2021

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation leaders welcomed Casin Hubbard as their first philanthropy officer, a position created to connect philanthropic donors with projects that improve patient care at Baptist Health Hardin. Hubbard, a Meade County native, brings more than six years of healthcare industry experience to the Foundation. “In seven short years, our Board of Directors […]

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Diabetes Alert Day is March 23

March 23, 2021

American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day® is on March 23, 2021! Observed annually on the fourth Tuesday in March, Diabetes Alert Day is a one-day “wake-up call” that focuses on the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of understanding your risk. We encourage you to find out if you—or someone you love—is at risk for […]

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Health care workers faced ‘exhausting’ year battling COVID-19

March 22, 2021

In a March 22, 2021 article in the News-Enterprise, the paper highlighted the toll of COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare providers. The article comes one year after COVID-19 was first reported in the region. Below is an excerpt. Health care workers around the world have been working long, demanding hours, striving to save lives, while also […]

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Our Commonwealth to Host Webinar on Racial Justice and Health Care

March 19, 2021

Our Commonwealth, a Nelson County non-profit organization, is hosting a webinar entitled “Racial Justice Roundtable: COVID-19 & Health Care” addressing how COVID has disproportionately impacted communities of color over the past year. It will also address vaccine hesitancy, mental health and drug addiction among racial minority groups.Our Commonwealth leadership has assembled panelists from health care, […]

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Important COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Information

March 18, 2021

Attention: COVID-19 Vaccine – Saturday Scheduling Clarification There is NO COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC at Towne Mall on Saturday – the below opportunity is for scheduling only. Phone lines will be open Saturday, March 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to schedule vaccine appointments. Kentuckians in Phase 1 including healthcare workers, those 60 years and […]

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Vaccination Scheduling transitions to 16 years and older at High Risk in Phase 1C

March 15, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin will begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for all Kentuckians in Phases 1A, 1B, and new portions of 1C beginning March 15. As directed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, Baptist Health Hardin is focusing its vaccinations on healthcare workers, Kentuckians 60 years and older, and now all persons 16 and older with […]

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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Service Line expands into Elizabethtown

March 12, 2021

In late February, Baptist Health Medical Group opened its second Internal Medicine and Pediatrics clinic in Elizabethtown to meet the region’s growing demand for pediatric, adult and geriatric care. The new clinic is located at 596 Westport Road. Two internal medicine and pediatric physicians – Doug Ansert, M.D. and Thomas VanHoose, M.D. – will practice […]

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Vascular Surgery specialty expands at Baptist Health Hardin

March 08, 2021

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky., Mar. 4, 2021 – Baptist Health Hardin is expanding its Vascular Surgery service line with the addition of two experienced vascular surgeons at Baptist Health Medical Group Vascular Surgery on Woodland Drive in Elizabethtown. Dr. Patricio Rosa who joined in September 2020 and Dr. Murtuza Habeeb who joined in March 2021 bring their […]

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Lieutenant governor visits hospital’s vaccination clinic

March 05, 2021

The News-Enterprise published the following article in the March 5, 2021 newspaper. The article can be read in its entirety here. Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman visited Bapt­ist Health Hardin’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic Thursday at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown, saying her visit was prompted by the clinic’s efficiency. She was given a tour inside the clinic […]

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Baptist Health Hardin transitions to 60 years and older in Phase 1C for COVID-19 vaccinations

March 02, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin will begin scheduling COVID-19 vaccinations for all Kentuckians in Phases 1A, 1B, and portions of 1C beginning March 2.  As directed by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, Baptist Health Hardin is focusing its vaccinations on healthcare workers, 70 years and older and now Kentuckians 60 years and older.   “As vaccine […]

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The News-Enterprise: Black Americans urged to get vaccine

March 01, 2021

In Kentucky, and across the nation, Black Americans are being urged to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Baptist Health in a recent blog reported a study released by the COVID Collaborative, NAACP and UnidosUS found only 14 percent of Black Americans trust a vaccine will be safe and just 18 percent trust it will be effective. […]

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Baptist Health administers more than 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines in Kentucky and Indiana

February 26, 2021

Baptist Health has reached a major milestone – administering more than 100,000 doses (and counting) to patients in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Baptist Health Hardin is responsible for vaccinating more than 5,500 Kentuckians since Dec. 23, 2020. “A tremendous amount of teamwork has gone into our efforts to give vaccines to healthcare workers, first responders, […]

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