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Published on January 11, 2021

Mayor Tom Watson Presents Proclamation to Frontline Healthcare Workers 

"Healthcare Professionals and First Responders Day" 

Mayor and OH crew

Mayor Watson and the Owensboro Board of Commissioners proclaimed December 1, 2020 as "Healthcare Professionals and First Responders Day" in Owensboro and encourage all citizens to join in recognizing and honoring our healthcare professionals and first responders for their devotion to the health and well-being of our community.

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.