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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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