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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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Limited Vaccination Scheduling Available Friday (2/26)

February 19, 2021

Updated at 2:00 p.m. – Thank you for your interest in the COVID-19 Vaccination at Baptist Health Hardin. At this time, all available vaccination appointments have been filled. ***Scheduling begins Friday, February 26 *** Baptist Health Hardin will have a limited number of first-dose vaccination appointments available for scheduling on Friday, February 26 for Kentuckians […]

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Baptist Health Hardin Wound Care offers helps with winter injuries

February 18, 2021
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 in skin tears and painful abrasions. Sitting close to fireplaces, space heaters [...]
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Baptist Health Hardin relocates COVID-19 vaccination clinic site

January 29, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin is finalizing the relocation of its regional vaccination clinic so it is centrally located at Towne Mall (1704 North Dixie Highway in Elizabethtown). The vaccination clinic will officially open Monday, Feb. 1, to administer previously scheduled vaccinations to Central Kentucky residents The new Baptist Health Hardin Vaccination Clinic will serve as a […]

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Convalescent Plasma Donations

January 28, 2021

FIGHT IT FORWARD Recovered from COVID-19? Donate plasma locally to help others. Who can give: If you were previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and have fully recovered, your plasma may contain antibodies which could help other critically ill COVID-19 patients. Because your immune system fought off COVID-19, you may have antibodies in you that could help […]

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Monday’s Man – Doctor’s work faces unique challenges

January 25, 2021

By Becca Owsley, The News-Enterprise Dr. Anesh Badiwala at work at Baptist Health Hardin. Born in Canada, Dr. Anesh Badiwala made his way to Elizabethtown to work as a hospitalist at Baptist Health Hardin. His father moved from India to Detroit in the early 1970s to pursue advanced studies in chemistry, then moved to Canada […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Overview

January 15, 2021

The public needs accurate and meaningful information about the COVID-19 vaccine, how the community will be able to schedule their COVID-19 vaccine at Baptist Health Hardin, and other resources that will help combat this pandemic. The COVID-19 vaccination process will take months to execute and is dependent on vaccine allocations from the state. Baptist Health […]

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Seeking Medical and Non-Medical Volunteers

January 12, 2021

Baptist Health Hardin leaders announced today that they are assembling and training volunteer healthcare professionals-LPN’s, RN’s, MD’s and Pharmacists willing to help with COVID-19 vaccinations. Additional positions are needed for non-medical personnel to answer phones, screening and monitoring vaccination participants. To volunteer with Baptist Health Hardin, email Courtney Dones ( or call 270-706-4718 and leave […]

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Baptist Health Hardin receives first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

January 01, 2021

The first 10 Baptist Health Hardin patient-facing employees – including pulmonary and critical care physicians, a housekeeping staff member, patient-facing nurses from the emergency department, Critical Care and COVID-19 units, patient admission staff, pharmacists, chaplain and respiratory therapists – received the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine starting at noon. “Today marks a significant pandemic turning point for […]

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1st Baby of the New Year

New baby boy kicks off long-awaited New Year Just 13 minutes into the highly anticipated New Year, Baptist Health Hardin’s first baby of 2021 entered the world and made Jaeda VanDeVenter a mom for the first time. Kyree James Harrison, born at 12:13 a.m. on New Year’s Day, weighed seven pounds, nine ounces and is […]

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