COVID-19 Update - April 22
Dr. Francis DuFrayne
As we navigate these unusual times, we encourage you to stay informed. These daily updates, along with regular Facebook Live events with community leaders and innovations like virtual facility tours for expectant parents, showcase our commitment to making sure you have the information you need to stay safe. Look to credible sources for information such as Kentucky’s Coronavirus website and the CDC’s resource center.
Facebook Live Thursday Night
Owensboro Health’s President and CEO Greg Strahan and Chief Medical
Officer Dr. Francis DuFrayne will participate in a Facebook Live discussion about COVID-19 in the community Thursday at 6 p.m. To watch, visit the Daviess County Emergency Management Agency Facebook page.
Owensboro Health Regional Hospital received a donation of 200 face shields from Kimball International today and 200 face shields from Greenwell Chisholm Printing Company, who is now able to make them! The donations of PPE from businesses and individuals in our community have been crucial during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has stepped up to help.
Maternity Services Offering Virtual Tours and Classes
Our Prenatal Education team knows COVID-19 may have disrupted expectant parents’ plans to attend tours and other Owensboro Health prenatal education class offerings. To support parents during this time we’re offering virtual tours and classes via WebEx. For more information, visit OwensboroHealth.org/Pregnancy.
First Responder Tribute to Healthcare Workers
Area first responders will hold a tribute to healthcare workers from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Thursday at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. AMR Ambulance along with city and county fire departments, the Owensboro Police Department, Kentucky State Police, Daviess County Sheriff's Office will line their vehicles in the parking lot to salute our team members. Be sure to wave in appreciation!
Arts in Healing Coloring Sheets
At Owensboro Health, we believe in arts in healing. Making art and being creative can do wonders for your mental health. We’ve invited the community to make some art with us while they’re #HealthyAtHome. To download the OH coloring sheets, visit OwensboroHealth.org/Color.
Message From Pastoral Services
As many of us near the beginning of Ramadan, may we remember what the prophet Muhammed said, “Kindness is a mark of faith.” Every good deed and kind word gives hope to another that love and caring for the other will be what helps us overcome this hard time. Be kind.
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