Event Cancellations and Suspensions - Owensboro Health

Published on March 20, 2020

Cancellations and Suspensions

Community-based interventions such as school dismissals, event cancellations, physical distancing can help slow the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, the following events have been cancelled or postponed:

  • Owensboro Area Ostomy and Crohn’s Support Group meetings will possibly resume in August
  • LifeSpring Cancer Support Group 
  • Golden Partners Lunch Bunch and Friday Flix events
  • Better Breathers Club 

Closed until further notice:

  • Hospitality Suites

This list will be updated as decisions are made on other events.

What precautions are being taken to keep you safe?

  • All healthcare personnel and visitors are screened for COVID-19 symptoms (including fever) prior to entering the hospital or other Owensboro Health facilities
  • Everyone entering an OH facility must wear a facemask at all times
  • Personal Protective Equipment (respirators, face shields/goggles, gloves and gowns) are worn
  • Handwashing with soap and water or hand sanitizer gel is strictly enforced
  • Visitor restrictions are in place to reduce possible exposure to patients and staff. Current visitor restrictions can be found at OwensboroHealth.org/Visit.
  • All public areas are cleaned throughout the day using hospital-grade disinfectants (all patient rooms, patient care areas and equipment are thoroughly cleaned between patients using appropriate disinfectants. Additional cleaning using bleach products is completed in all rooms and areas occupied by a COVID patient)
  • Patients with COVID-19 are isolated from other patients in separate units
  • Patients scheduled for a procedure or surgery are tested for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their procedure. If they test positive, their procedure or surgery is rescheduled for their safety

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