With influenza (flu) activity increasing across the country, Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) officials are encouraging residents to get vaccinated against the flu if they haven’t already received a flu shot or other type of flu vaccination.
Kentucky experienced a rise in reported cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, at the end of 2015, with public health officials reporting 87 cases of the illness between August and December.
Saint Joseph Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification.
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and the Kentucky Optometric Association (KOA) is urging people take control of their eye health through early detection to help minimize the risk of developing glaucoma.
KentuckyOne Anywhere Care, KentuckyOne Health’s virtual care service that connects patients with primary care providers 24/7 by phone or video chat, is now available as a free mobile app for iOS and Android.
Baptist Health Lexington will host its Perinatal Bereavement Candlelight Memorial Service at 7 p.m. December 1 in the hospital’s Education Center Auditorium, located on the lower level of the 1720 Building.