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Oct. 21 is Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day

October 19, 2020

For breast cancer patients who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, the decision whether or not to have breast reconstruction surgery is very personal. However it’s important to be informed no matter what, which is why the third Wednesday of each October is set aside as BRA Day, or Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day. BRA Day […]

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Make Mental Health a Priority

October 09, 2020

World Mental Health Day is observed on Oct. 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. In 2020, this focus on mental health is more important than ever, as the nation and the world struggles through the sickness, […]

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Orthopedic Surgeon joins Baptist Health Medical Group

October 08, 2020

Orthopedic surgeon Cody Bearden, M.D., has joined Jeffrey Been, M.D., Stuart Blankenship, M.D. and Marcis Craig, M.D., at Baptist Health Medical Group (BHMG) Orthopedics in Elizabethtown. Dr. Bearden, an Indiana native, comes to Central Kentucky from Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine in Kalamazoo, Mich. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery after attending medical […]

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Tails & Tatas Breast Cancer Awareness 5K goes virtual in 2020

October 06, 2020

Due to an abundance of concern for the participants, the 2020 Tails & Tatas run will be virtual. Proceeds from the event benefit Hardin Memorial Health Foundation designated for the cancer care center patients locally. Registration:

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Temporary Hours at Outpatient Lab Services at Main Campus

Outpatient Lab Services at Baptist Health Hardin’s main campus will have temporary hour changes from October 7 – 12. For blood draws and other lab services, please note the following temporary hours: Wed., Oct. 7 – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 8 – 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 9 – 8 […]

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Saturday Sports Clinic

October 02, 2020

Are you a High School student who has sustained a late week sports injury? Stop by the Saturday Morning Sports Injury Clinic at Baptist Health Hardin to see one of our board certified orthopedic specialists and certified athletic trainers. “We know it’s hard for the student-athletes in our community to be sidelined with an injury,” […]

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Flu shots vitally important this year

September 25, 2020

Getting a flu shot is more important than ever this year, with the virus that causes COVID-19 – and the virus that causes flu – both spreading this fall and winter. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccine for all people older than six months. While there is disagreement among experts […]

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Temporary visitor guidelines

September 15, 2020
  ONE VISITOR One designated (BY THE PATIENT) adult healthy visitor over the age of 18 for the hospital stay. For safety, some nursing units do not allow visitation. The designated visitor may visit daily up to 2 hours between: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Compassionate exceptions for the end-of-life upon approval.) Exceptions will be [...]
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Baptist Health finalizes purchase of Hardin Memorial Health, changes name to Baptist Health Hardin

September 01, 2020

Baptist Health has finalized purchase of Hardin Memorial Health and changed its name to Baptist Health Hardin, in keeping with its tradition of linking the hospital name with its geographic location. All told, the transaction includes $361.4 million in payments and future investments. The closing came about three years after the Hardin Memorial Hospital Board […]

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WHAS Crusade for Children tops $1 million in donations to the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation

Hardin Memorial Health Foundation (HMHF) announced today it received a $90,000 grant from the WHAS Crusade for Children, bringing total Crusade donations to more than $1 million since 2002. Over $786,000 of that investment has come to HMHF in the last five years. Local firefighters and countless fundraisers raise money in Central Kentucky every year […]

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