Published on November 18, 2021

COVID-19 Update: Booster Update

New Booster Recommendations

Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order Wednesday that qualifies everyone age 18 or older, living or working in Kentucky, to get a COVID-19 vaccination booster six months after their second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, or two months after a single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. See the chart below for more information.

COVID Booster Guidlines

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital will continue to offer pediatric COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Tuesdays from 4 to 7 p.m. for children ages 5-11. Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital will hold one more pediatric clinic on November 30 from 4 to 7 p.m. Appointments are required and can be scheduled at OwensboroHealth.org/Vaccine, in MyChart or by calling 270-685-7100, option 6. 

By the Numbers

This graphic illustrates the number of COVID-19 positive patients in Owensboro Health hospitals as of 8 a.m. today. “Fully vaccinated” means the patient has had two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Hospitalized COVID Patients

 

Totals of all Owensboro Health Hospitals:

  • Critical Care: 8 unvaccinated, 0 unvaccinated
  • Intubated: 3 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated
  • Total Hospitalized: 19 unvaccinated, 5 vaccinated
  • Peak: 85

Owensboro Health Regional Hospital

  • Critical Care: 6 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated
  • Intubated: 3 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated
  • Total Hospitalized: 16 unvaccinated, 5 vaccinated 
  • Peak: 69

Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital 

  • Critical Care: 1 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated
  • Intubated: None
  • Total Hospitalized: 2 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated 
  • Peak: 8

Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center

  • Critical Care: 1 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated
  • Intubated: None
  • Total: 1 unvaccinated, 0 vaccinated 
  • Peak: 21 

COVID-19 Patients by Age

  • Under 20: 1 hospitalized
  • 20-29: 1 intubated in critical care, 2 hospitalized
  • 30-39: 0
  • 40-49: 1 intubated in critical care, 1 in critical care, 1 hospitalized
  • 50-59: 1 intubated in critical care, 1 in critical care, 1 hospitalized
  • 60-69: 2 in critical care, 5 hospitalized
  • 70-79: 4 hospitalized
  • 80-89: 1 in critical care, 1 hospitalized
  • 90+: 1 hospitalized

 

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.