Blog Posts in 2015

  • Transition Clinic bridges care between hospital, home

    Being in the hospital can be overwhelming for patients and their families. Going home from the hospital can be equally confusing, with information about new medications, activity restrictions, symptoms, future tests and follow-up visits all presented during those few minutes before the patient leaves. But a new program at King’s Daughters Medical Center aims to reduce the confusion by ...
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  • KDMC works with Ohio law enforcement to prevent drug overdose fatalities

    King’s Daughters Medical Center is working with Ohio law enforcement to prevent deaths from opioid (heroin or prescription pain medication) drug overdose. The medical center will help supply law enforcement agencies, officers with naloxone (also known as Narcan) a medication that can be administered intranasally to reverse an overdose caused by an opioid drug. An official announcement is ...
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  • King's Daughters hosts blood drive May 20

    King’s Daughters will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Appointments to donate blood are not required but are suggested. To schedule your appointment, please call the American Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767.
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  • KDMC, OLBH sponsor HeartChase June 13

    King's Daughters and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital will co-sponsor the Ashland HeartChase beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 13, at Ashland Central Park. Members of the public are invited to join in the fun contest to benefit the American Heart Association’s quest to prevent heart disease. There is no fee to participate but teams are encouraged to fundraise (with T-shirts awarded for ...
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  • King's Daughters offers childbirth class May 16

    King's Daughters will offer a one-day childbirth class from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage). The fee to participate is $25. Registration is required by calling (606) 408-2244. Class dates may be subject to change. Participants should bring two pillows to the class to practice ...
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  • Boyd County Farmers Market coming to King's Daughters

    The Boyd County Cooperative Extension office's Farmers Market is coming to King's Daughters campus on Thursdays beginning June 11 from 2 to 9 p.m. The location is 24th Street and Bath Avenue, where the Medical Center has established a large tent for the weekly market. “We're excited to be a partner with the Boyd County Extension Office, which runs the Farmers Market,” said ...
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