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    • 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

    • APRIL 15, 2020
    New Respiratory Triage Unit Established

    New Respiratory Triage Unit Established

    The staff of the Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) Emergency Department (ED) is prepared for the anticipated surge of COVID-19 patients in the region. Since the onset of the pandemic, PMC has had plans in place and is well prepared for when the surge hits our region. A patient screening area has been set up outside

    • APRIL 3, 2020
    PMC Serving Patient Needs During Pandemic

    PMC Serving Patient Needs During Pandemic

    Pikeville Medical Center’s (PMC) priority is to ensure that patients, visitors, and staff remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. PMC is following all guidelines set by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Governor, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kentucky Department for Public Health. PMC will remain open during regular business hours and offer

    • APRIL 2, 2020
    Drive Up, Drive-Thru, Drive Home

    Drive Up, Drive-Thru, Drive Home

    With the threat of a local COVID-19 outbreak ever-present, PMC is utilizing the telehealth platform for patients to communicate with physicians. For qualified patients who need to have blood drawn for testing purposes, a drive-thru system has been implemented behind the outpatient diagnostic center in the riverfill, across from McDonalds. Patients simply need to drive