Published on March 20, 2020

Ephraim McDowell Health Covid-19 updates

March 20, 2020, 2:40 p.m. – Danville, Kentucky – Ephraim McDowell Health continues to work closely with national, state and local leaders to ensure that we are properly responding to the needs of our patients and Associates as it relates to Covid-19.  At this time we do not have any patients with confirmed cases of Covid-19 in our six county service area; however, it is reasonable to expect that will change as testing increases. 

Visitor Restrictions

Ephraim McDowell Health has taken specific steps for the protection of our patients and Associates.  Effective 3 p.m. on March 20, no visitors will be allowed at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital, Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital, Primary Care Clinics, Specialty Clinics, Diagnostic Clinics and Women’s Breast & Health Center.  There are some exceptions such as Outpatient Pharmacy customers, births, minors, passing patients, patient sitters and those who are power of attorney or health care surrogates for a patient. 

Entrances to Our Hospitals

Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center – The Third Street and the South Wing entrances are closed.  The Emergency Room entrance will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital – Entrances will continue to be used as normal, however these are subject to change.

Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital – Main entrance is closed.  The Emergency Room entrance will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Facilities That Are Temporarily Closed

  • Ephraim McDowell Rehabilitation – Danville (McDowell Wellness Center), Harrodsburg (Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital), Liberty and Stanford
  • Kids Can Do Pediatric Therapy Center
  • McDowell Wellness Center – Danville and Harrodsburg

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