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  • Farmers Market on Ashland campus begins Thursday, June 6

    Join us every Thursday afternoon throughout the summer for the Boyd County Farmers Market on our campus. We hope to see you under the tent for fresh, locally grown food! The market begins Thursday, June 6, and is slated to end Thursday, Oct. 17.
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  • National Day of Prayer Observance is Thursday

    ASHLAND, Ky. – The 23 rd Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast and Service will be held 8 a.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, fourth floor, 1620 Winchester Ave. The theme for this year’s event is Love One Another, echoing the command of Jesus in John 13:34 to “Love one another. Just as I have loved you.” The National Day of Prayer event is ...
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  • Health Foundation now accepting scholarship applications

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors for the 2019-2020 academic year. Three scholarship opportunities are available through the Foundation. The Stewart Health Foundation Scholarship is a new scholarship for 2019. This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 per year, is renewable for up to four years, provided eligibility criteria ...
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  • Health Foundation awards $11,000 in scholarships

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation recently awarded $11,000 in college scholarships to area students pursuing college degrees. The Edna and Mildred Monk Memorial Nursing Scholarship was awarded to five students pursuing a degree in nursing. The $1,000 scholarship provides assistance with the first year’s tuition, room, board, books and lab fees and is open to dependents of King’s ...
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  • Free Carpal Tunnel screening is Friday

    Pain, numbness or tingling in one or both hands may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that is estimated will affect as many as 6 percent of adults in the U.S. at some point in their lives. King’s Daughters is offering a free carpal tunnel screening, beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, July 13 onboard King’s Daughters mobile health unit, at King’s Daughters Family Care ...
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  • Farmers Market returns to campus June 7

    The Boyd County Farmers Market returns to the King's Daughters campus in downtown Ashland Thursday, June 7, beginning at 2 p.m. For the first market of the year, we expect to see asparagus, lettuce, strawberries, green onions and more. The market will be open from 2 p.m. until sell-out, which is usually around 5 p.m. With a selection of fresh fruit, vegetables and other locally grown ...
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  • You're invited to National Day of Prayer - Thursday, May 3

    King’s Daughters, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital and the City of Ashland are sponsoring the 21 st annual worship service recognizing: National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 3 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Ashland Transportation Center, 99 15th St., Ashland The service is filled with a time of scripture, prayer and music. Local leaders pray for the seven pillars of community influence. There is no ...
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  • Team members, physicians donate $80,000 to United Way

    There is perhaps, no single public service initiative at King's Daughters that involves more team members or is more impactful to the community than the medical center's annual United Way campaign. Each year, the call for pledges goes out throughout the entire organization, and several hundred team members and physicians make their contribution through checks, cash or payroll deduction. ...
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  • Hepatitis A: What you can do if you believe you've been exposed

    With a report of a patient with Hepatitis A working at a local restaurant, we’ve experienced a large surge in calls from patients and parents, asking about the vaccine. We do have some of the vaccine, and it’s available through a family physician. To schedule an appointment, call our Care 24/7 line at (606) 408-8999 or toll-free 1-844-324-2200. Our Family Pharmacy on our Ashland campus ...
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  • King's Daughters, OLBH Enact Flu-Related Visitation Restrictions

    Due to the increase of flu cases and the recent announcement by the Department for Public Health that Kentucky’s flu activity is now an epidemic, King’s Daughters Medical Center and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital have implemented temporary visitor restrictions. The restrictions are aimed to help prevent the spread of the flu and include: Visitors may be issued masks or other ...
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  • Flu widespread across Kentucky, U.S.

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting widespread outbreaks of influenza across the U.S. and in Kentucky. The most frequently identified influenza virus type reported by public health laboratories during this flu season is influenza A. The flu usually comes on suddenly. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms: Fever or feeling feverish/chills ...
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  • King's Daughters offers free insurance enrollment assistance

    King’s Daughters Health System is offering free insurance enrollment assistance to those who need to sign up for health insurance for 2018. The window for signing up for insurance is much shorter than in years past, due to changes on the federal level. Sign-ups start Wednesday, November 1, and conclude Friday, December 15. Unlike previous years, there is no grace period this year. We have ...
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  • New Emergency Dept. team making a difference

    In January 2017, a mostly new team of physicians and advanced practitioners, from a national group called Team Health, took over medical provider service at the King’s Daughters Emergency Department. Team Health is a nationwide company who also serves our 24/7 Urgent Care Center in Portsmouth with great results. The new team’s goal in Ashland is to continue to have outstanding quality ...
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  • Applications accepted for teen volunteer program

    King’s Daughters Teen Volunteer Program is accepting applications for its summer program. Volunteering at King’s Daughters is an excellent opportunity for teens to earn service/volunteer hours that can help them stand out during the college admissions/scholarship process. Teen volunteers must be at least 16 years old on or before June 1, 2017. The upper age limit is 18. There are two ...
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  • Deadline for spring craft fair vendors is April 14

    King's Daughters Spring craft fair has been scheduled for noon to 8 p.m. May 11 under the tent at Central Avenue and 24th Street. Vendor applications are now being accepted though Friday, April 14 from the public. Booth sizes are 6 by 10 and 10 by 10. There is no charge to participate in the show, but you must complete a vendor application and pay a $10 fee to the City of Ashland. King's ...
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