Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Visitation Restrictions
Visitation restrictions are in effect at all Med Center Health hospitals and Cal Turner Rehab & Specialty Care.
The condition of Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, a specialist in Infectious Diseases at Med Center Health and a leader with the BG-WC Coronavirus Workgroup, worsened Thursday. “After being placed on a ventilator earlier in the day, an urgent procedure was performed late Thursday afternoon at the Medical Center at Bowling Green to prepare Dr. Shadowen for [...]
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recently reported Kentucky may be reaching a plateau in the rate of new COVID-19 cases across the Commonwealth. However, here in the Barren River Area Development District (BRADD) and particularly in Warren County, the rate of new cases has not slowed. Governor Beshear has recognized this sharper increase during his last [...]
In accordance with Governor Beshear’s announcement last week, Med Center Health resumed services today in the following areas: Diagnostic radiology and laboratory services, Ambulatory (physician office) visits, Rehab services (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy), and Pre-admission testing.
Western Kentucky Diagnostic Imaging (WKDI), which has been closed since March 26, re-opened its operations at 1635 Scottsville [...]
Med Center Health has announced that Medical
Center Urgentcare is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This expansion is a targeted effort to increase
access to care for patients with minor injuries and illnesses, allowing The
Medical Center’s emergency room to focus additional resources toward the
ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Medical Center Urgentcare, located at 291 New [...]
At Med Center Health, our mission is to care for people and to
improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our commitment to that
mission has never been more steadfast than during our response to coronavirus
(COVID-19) in our community.
We have been notified today that we have a patient at The Medical Center at Bowling [...]
To safeguard patients, visitors and staff from the potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Med Center Health announced visitation restrictions are in effect at all six hospitals within its healthcare system effective March 18, 2020. Visitor restrictions are in accordance with a directive from Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear to all Kentucky hospitals. All individuals entering the [...]
protect our residents from potential exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Cal
Turner Rehab & Specialty Care is putting visitation limitations in effect
immediately. We are following the same recommendations issued by state and
federal government entities, including:
The Centers for Medicare
and Medicaid Services guidance to healthcare facilities to screen patients and
visitors for signs and symptomsThe Cabinet for Health and
Family Services, [...]
Medical Center Surgical Weight Loss
Program has achieved accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and
Bariatric Surgery by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC).
This accreditation distinguishes Med Center Health from many other health systems by providing the highest quality of care to patients as determined by an independent, external process of evaluation. The facility takes a multidisciplinary [...]
Bariatric Surgeon O. Raphael Nwanguma,
MD, FACS, began seeing patients in Albany March 6, bringing expert care close
to home in Clinton County. Dr. Nwanguma helps people improve their health and
achieve a healthy weight for life through weight loss surgery. The Medical
Center Surgical Weight Loss Program will see patients at The Medical Center at
Albany on the first [...]
Bowling Green, Ky. (March 10, 2020) – The Medical Center and all its facilities are, and have been, screening and testing for a number of communicable diseases including COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We have had cases that met the definition of a Person Under Investigation, or PUI. To date none have been positive.
To clarify the process [...]