Leadership at Pikeville Medical Center has been closely monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation to ensure the hospital is best positioned to meet head-on the very real impacts of this pandemic. Consistent with other leading healthcare organizations across the country and our region, Pikeville Medical Center has made policy changes to maximize the effort in mitigating the risks.


Current status: Green – Masking Optional



COVID Positive Visitation

Visitors may visit with patients in isolation for COVID with the following restrictions/precautions.


Guidelines for Hospital Visitation

Visiting Hours/Guidelines can now be found on our Visiting Hours page.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Help prevent the spread of the illness.

Pikeville Medical Center understands you are concerned about the spread of the novel coronavirus. Your safety and well-being are our top priority and we are taking every precaution to help keep you safe.


The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to other respiratory illnesses like the flu including:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills or muscle pain
  • New loss of taste or smell

If you have these symptoms:

  • Mild symptoms can be treated at home
  • If your symptoms worsen, call your doctor before going to any medical facility. Your doctor will let you know what to do next and if you need to be seen.

COVID-19 symptoms are similar to other respiratory illness like the flu. Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.


For More Information



KY Cabinet for Health and Human Services:


Updates on KY Governor Andy Beshear’s Facebook Page:


Or call the COVID-19 Hotline at (800) 722-5725

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