Monica Yoder, who now resides near New Providence, became a patient earlier this year at Baptist Health Paducah after attempting to save a pony that had fallen into a frozen pond where she used to live near Farmington. Yoder was at BHP for several days due to a life-threatening infection she…

Kaylee Wilson, Purpose Church member, recently donated several treat baskets to Murray-Calloway County Hospital employees to show appreciation for their dedication to patients and families in the community in recognition of National Hospital Week. Pictured, from back left, are Melony Bray, M…

MURRAY — Residents living in and around  Murray can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening.  

MURRAY — There has been a stigma around getting mental health treatment for quite some time. Many people view seeking mental health services as a weakness or feel alienated and deemed as “sick” for admitting to an issue. Healing emotional issues is just as important as physical issues and de…

MURRAY — A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal; it is a part of the community that fosters health and represents hope. During National Hospital Week (May 9 – 15), Murray-Calloway County Hospital honors the hundreds of caring staff members and nurses at both the hospital and…

MURRAY — As part of last week’s observance of National Nurses Week, Murray-Calloway County Hospital nurse Davey Vincent provided a personal testimony about what it means to be a nurse.

MURRAY —  There is a week each year that the nation takes to celebrate and recognize the incredible work of our nurses. Though a week is far too short to pay homage to the incredible work they do every day, Murray-Calloway County Hospital is excited to celebrate National Nurses Week May 6-12.

MURRAY —  Paula Shaw, laboratory secretary, retired from  the Murray-Calloway County Hospital after 49 years and five months of service. She was recently celebrated at a retirement party and presented with a coin of excellence for her dedication and service to the hospital. During her first …

PADUCAH — While law enforcement agencies collected unused prescription drugs on April 24, during national Take Back Prescription Drugs Day, Baptist Health Paducah Retail Pharmacy does its part with a secure disposal container available year-round.

PARIS, Tenn – In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, the Northwest Tennessee Workforce Board and American Job Centers, Henry County Medical Center was awarded two Consolidated Business Grants.

PARIS, Tenn. – Debbie Jelks, the director of the Center for Wellness and Rehabilitation at Henry County Medical Center, announced recently that Shelley Tucker, DPT, CLT, earned certification in the treatment of lymphedema management.

MURRAY  – With the successful administration of the COVID-19 vaccination for most of the residents and staff at Spring Creek Health Care, and as the vaccines have been shown to help prevent COVID, the facility has reopened for visitation effective in accordance with the Center for Medicare a…

Murray-Calloway County Hospital is celebrating this year’s Social Work Month in March, with the theme “Social Workers are Essential” to highlight the invaluable contributions social workers make in our society, especially as this nation addresses the Coronavirus pandemic. Pictured, from left…

The Kentucky Air National Guard sent a team to Spring Creek Health Care to assist the staff and spend time with residents doing various tasks and activities. The team has worked outside and they have even played Hungry Hippo with the residents. “We’re all in this together as Kentuckians and …

MURRAY  – Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) proudly announces the appointment of Nicholas O’Dell, M.D., as the new Medical Director of MCCH’s Murray Medical Associates Hospitalist Program. Dr. O’Dell joined Murray Medical Associates in 2014 and was named Chief Medical Officer in February 2020.

MURRAY – Murray-Calloway County Hospital celebrated Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day on Wednesday, March 10. As the nation’s food and nutrition experts, registered dietitian nutritionists are committed to improving the health of their patients, clients and communities. 

Calloway County resident James Dougherty engages in a conversation with a Murray State University Police officer Sunday morning at a check-point area in the parking lot of Roy Stewart Stadium. This is where patients with appointments for the COVID-19 Regional Vaccination Site must pass befor…

The Delta Zeta sorority represented by Grace Preston, Community Service chair at Murray State University, delivered hundreds of hand written “thank you” cards to staff in various departments of the Murray-Calloway County Hospital to show their appreciation for their dedication to patients du…

John Wilson, Chief Operations Officer, left, and Jerry Penner, CEO, are shown with a game ball on the basketball court at Murray State University’s CFSB Center. Murray-Calloway County Hospital (MCCH) is a proud sponsor of MSU athletics.

LACROIX Sparkling Water donated around 600 cans of various flavors of canned water for employees at Murray-Calloway County Hospital to show their support during the Covid-19 pandemic. Pictured are employees of the MCCH food service department and Jennifer Burton, food service assistant manag…

FRANKFORT – (KT) While new cases and deaths attributable to COVID-19 both rose on Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear says the numbers are still trending lower. He also announced an increase in vaccine is coming.

Ginnie Heath, home resource coordinator of NECCO Paducah, recently donated several Valentine’s Day baskets to Murray-Calloway County Hospital employees to show appreciation for their dedication to patients and families in the community. MCCH Janey Henson, CNA, of the hospital's labor & d…

PADUCAH — Hope. If you were to ask any of the Baptist Health team members about their feelings going in to the New Year, hope would be a consistent theme due to the receiving and administering of the COVID-19 vaccine across the system.

Sara Gilbert receives one of the first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine that were administered last week a Murray-Calloway County Hospital from her supervisor, Emergency Department Director Scarlett Barnett. Gilbert is an emergency room physician's assistant at the hospital.

PADUCAH — John Montville, the executive director of Mercy Health – Lourdes Hospital’s oncology service line, has been published in the current edition of Oncology Issues. Oncology Issues is the national publication of the Association of Community Cancer Centers.

Purpose Church went above and beyond by providing Pagliai’s pizza to over 700 employees at Murray-Calloway County Hospital and Spring Creek Health Care. This donation was made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the church requested to feed as many employees as possible including night …