Blog Posts in 2016

  • Red Cross reports summer blood shortage - KDMC hosts drive July 13

    The American Red Cross has reported a significant blood shortage and issued an emergency request for all blood types. Donations are urgently needed now. King’s Daughters will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. The Red Cross indicates its blood ...
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  • Walk-In Care to be provided to Ashland Independent and Boyd County schools

    Students, faculty and staff at Ashland Independent Schools and Boyd County Public Schools will have access to on-site healthcare beginning in August 2016 thanks to a new partnership with King’s Daughters Health System. The new initiative, Walk-In Care for Schools, brings a dedicated medical provider to school systems. The on-site provider can help adults and students by promoting physical, ...
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  • Red Cross reports summer blood shortage - KDMC hosts drive July 13

    The American Red Cross has reported a significant blood shortage and issued an emergency request for all blood types. Donations are urgently needed now. King’s Daughters will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. The Red Cross indicates its blood ...
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  • Choose to Lose class begins Thursday, July 7

    While great strides have been made in the health (and healthcare) of Americans, significant disparities remain. Education, personal choices, family ‘traditions,’ and even access to basic necessities like fresh food and safe water have a detrimental impact on our health. Nearly 32 percent of adults in Kentucky are considered obese, which means they are at a high risk for developing many ...
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  • King's Daughters Urgent Care, Walk-In Care open July 4

    Patients requiring urgent or medical care on Monday, July 4 will be able to use King’s Daughters facilities throughout the region. Urgent Care Centers in Ashland, Burlington, Grayson, Ironton and Jackson will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on July 4. The Urgent Care Center in Portsmouth is open 24/7/365. Additionally, the Walk-In Care Center at 399 Diederich, Blvd. in Russell, Ky., will be ...
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  • Serving Kentucky Proud foods

    If it's grown, raised or processed in Kentucky, chances are it qualifies as Kentucky Proud! Kentucky Proud foods are raised, grown or processed in Kentucky by Kentuckians. King's Daughters Food Services team purchases and serves many Kentucky Proud foods in the medical center's Parkview Café — from turkey burgers, bread crumbs and brownie mix to turkey sausage and chicken ...
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  • KDMS-Prestonsburg hosts blood drive this Thursday

    King's Daughters Medical Specialties in Prestonsburg will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive this Thursday (June 23) from 1 to 6 p.m. in their waiting room. You can schedule an appointment to donate blood by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org. The center is located at 1279 Old Abbott Mt. Road. One donation has the potential to save three lives! Be someone's hero! Give ...
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  • Center for Advanced Imaging celebrates 10 years with open house

    King’s Daughters Center for Advanced Imaging is celebrating its 10 th anniversary with an open house, screenings, refreshments and giveaways! The open house will be 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. The Center for Advanced Imaging is located at 225 Central Ave., Ashland. Those who attend can: Tour the Center, meet the team and learn about CT, ultrasound, MRI and diagnostic imaging. Visit our ...
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  • Eating locally grown foods is healthier!

    Eating locally grown foods has many benefits, including stimulating jobs, helping the environment (shorter distance equals less carbon emissions), and supporting your community. Not only are you helping others, but you are likely helping your diet! Locally grown food is fresher and more nutritious. Produce starts losing vitamins and minerals as soon as it's picked, so food picked the day you ...
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  • Carter County Schools, King's Daughters partner for school-based medical care

    Students, faculty and staff at Carter County Schools will have access to on-site healthcare beginning in August 2016 thanks to a new partnership with King’s Daughters Health System. The new initiative, Walk-In Care for Schools, brings a dedicated medical provider to school systems. The on-site provider can help adults and students by promoting physical, mental, social and emotional health ...
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  • Play area opens at Ashland Town Center Thursday

    Children and parents are invited to blast off for adventure this Thursday with the debut of a new space-themed play area at the Ashland Town Center mall. The new play area is a collaboration between the mall and King's Daughters Medical Center. A ribbon-cutting event with the Ashland Alliance, Ashland Town Center and King's Daughters takes place Thursday, June 9, at 10 a.m. To help ...
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  • Buy local!

    King’s Daughters encourages everyone to buy local whenever possible! The Parkview Café, King’s Daughters’ cafeteria, is proud to serve in-season local foods including fruits from Savage Farms and meats from JSW Farm Chop Shop (who buys from local farmers). To find out what local foods are featured each day, just call (606) 408-1420 for the menu. In addition to seasonal ...
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  • Color Splash 5K benefits concussion testing for athletes; carpal tunnel screening available

    King’s Daughters Orthopaedics and Marshall Orthopaedics are sponsoring the 4 th annual Color Splash 5K on Saturday, June 11 in Central Park. The run, which is not timed, begins at 8:30 a.m. by the concession stand at the end of Chuck Woolery Boulevard. Proceeds from the race benefit King’s Daughters free community baseline concussion testing for local high school athletes. The course, ...
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  • Dillard's bringing fundraising sale for Auxiliary to King's Daughters

    Dillard’s is bringing a sale to King’s Daughters from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 9 with proceeds benefiting King’s Daughters Auxiliary’s community programs. The summer sale will take place in the Health Education Center (lower level, Lexington Avenue parking garage) and will feature brands such as Lily Pulitzer, Michael Kors, Kate ...
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