Published on May 27, 2020

Coronavirus News Update


Visitor Restrictions Updated

As inpatient surgery resumes today, one visitor will be allowed for admitted patients between the hours of noon and 6 p.m. Visitors must follow guidelines and be screened for COVID-19 symptoms. For the most up-to-date policies, visit

Also today:

  • Cafe services resume (limited seating capacity and take-out service)
  • Valet services resume (main entrance only)

Outpatient Pharmacy Updates

The Owensboro Health Outpatient Pharmacy has returned to normal business hours this week. They are open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Waiting is not allowed in the pharmacy and only OHRH employees working in the hospital or medical office building may enter the pharmacy. All other customers must use curbside pickup or prescription mailing.

Curbside pickup and drop-off service remains in effect Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Meds to Go will resume prescription pickup and bedside delivery except for COVID-19 positive patients or patients under investigation for potential COVID-19.

Rehabilitation Unit Relocated

The Rehabilitation Unit at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital has moved back to the fourth floor. The department was previously moved to make room for treating COVID-19 patients.

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About Owensboro Health

Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.

On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.