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    • JUNE 5, 2020
    PMC’s Surgery Department Resumes Elective Surgical Procedures

    PMC’s Surgery Department Resumes Elective Surgical Procedures

    While the Commonwealth is still battling the coronavirus pandemic, Kentuckians are settling into a new normal. Healthcare is leading the way by safely resuming previously restricted services. Hospitals throughout the state were required to postpone elective surgeries and only provide emergent services during the early onset of COVID-19 and Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) complied. Those

    • MAY 29, 2020
    PMC Uses Nasal Sanitizer to Reduce PPE Use and Improve Patient Safety

    PMC Uses Nasal Sanitizer to Reduce PPE Use and Improve Patient Safety

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has not treated an extremely high volume of COVID-19 patients, but understand that could change very quickly. As the hospital continues to follow the recommendations of the CDC, the PMC Infection Control Department is consistently searching for ways to eliminate as many different types of bacteria as possible. PMC has recently

    • MAY 27, 2020
    PMC Adds New Safety Measures Through UV Disinfection Technology

    PMC Adds New Safety Measures Through UV Disinfection Technology

    PMC has protocols in place to minimize potential exposure to germs that could harm patients, visitors and staff. PMC provides hand sanitizer throughout its facilities to help minimize the spread of germs, staff and visitors are screened upon entry to the buildings, and everyone is asked to wear a mask while on all PMC properties.

    • MAY 27, 2020
    New Safety Policies in Place for Clinic Visits

    New Safety Policies in Place for Clinic Visits

    As steps are being taken to relax many statewide restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is also making policy adjustments to address patient, visitor and staff safety. Many procedures have resumed, and more patients are coming into the facility for appointments with their healthcare providers at the various PMC