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2023 Scholarship Information
Date Posted: January 26th, 2023
Monroe County Medical Center will offer graduating high school seniors three scholarships sponsored by the Monroe Medical Foundation, Inc. (as described below):

Future Healthcare Professional Scholarships
  • $1500 annually for 4 consecutive years; must be a resident of Monroe County and a student in the Monroe County School System at time of graduation or receipt of GED; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average and pursue a degree in healthcare for the full 4 years
  • $1000 annually for 4 consecutive years; available to the child of a Monroe County Medical Center employee; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average and pursue a degree in healthcare for the full 4 years. 

General Scholarship
  • $1000 annually for 4 consecutive years; available to the child of a Monroe County Medical Center employee; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average; may pursue a degree in any field of study.

To apply for either of these scholarships, the student must complete the application form and provide a copy of a transcript, to include ACT scores, and submit same to the Education Committee at the Administrative Office of Monroe County Medical Center no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023. No applications will be accepted after this date. The recipient of the scholarship(s) will be announced at the MCHS Awards Program.

October is National Physical Therapy Month
Date Posted: September 28th, 2022
MCMC would like to recognize our physical therapists and physical therapy assistants for the contributions they make to improving their patients' lives. The Physical Therapy Department at MCMC is committed to improving quality of life through exercise, use of advanced technology/equipment, behavioral and movement changes, and education. Some of the services our physical therapy department provides include:
  • Dry needling
  • Manual mobilization/manipulation/myofascial therapy
  • Return to sports training
  • Vestibular therapy
  • Balance system/training
  • Low level laser therapy
  • Post joint replacement therapy
  • Blood flow restriction therapy
  • Pediatric therapy
  • Lymphedema
  • Kinesio taping
  • Back and neck therapy
  • Chronic pain
  • Wheelchair and prosthetic training
  • Custom orthotics
  • Wound care
  • Aquatic therapy – Coming soon
MCMC Physical Therapy Staff
MCMC is thankful for the commitment of our physical therapy staff to providing outstanding patient care all year long.
Congratulations!
Date Posted: September 12th, 2022

On August 24-26, KHA sponsored an Environmental Services and Infection Prevention Leader program with 15 Kentucky hospitals attending the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Trainer (T-CHEST) program. At the conclusion of this program, all 30 representatives became designated CHEST trainers and will be able to train and certify technicians, team leads, and supervisors at their hospitals. The CHEST program provides education for the Environmental Services Technician on infection prevention, cleaning and disinfection, cart set-up, problem solving, communication, survey-readiness, and HIPAA.

Congratulations to Jennifer Bean, EVS Director, and Hillorey Carnahan, CNO and Infection Preventionists!
August Blood Drive
Date Posted: July 8th, 2022
Monroe County Medical Center Blood Drive:
When: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Basement at Monroe County Medical Center
How: Please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code: Monroe Co Medical or Call 1-800-RED CROSS to schedule an appointment.

June Blood Drive
Date Posted: June 15th, 2022
Monroe County Medical Center Blood Drive:
When: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 10 am to 3 pm
Where: Basement at Monroe County Medical Center
How: Please Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Date Posted: June 1st, 2022
Monroe County Medical Center is focused on providing the safest and most efficient care for our patients.  With that being said, we want the residents of Monroe County to know that we receive daily updates on the increasing Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and are continuously monitoring the situation. We are screening all of our patients according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines.

For more information on COVID-19 see the following websites:
April is Occupational Therapy Month
Date Posted: April 1st, 2022
The following are a few facts to honor the Occupational Therapy profession:

  1. Occupational Therapy is one of the fastest growing careers in the U.S. All Occupational Therapists have at least a bachelor's degree with many having a master's or doctorate degree.
  2. Occupational Therapy can help people perform activities such as eating, bathing, dressing, participating in leisure activities, office work, etc.
  3. Occupational Therapists are trained to treat many different conditions such as stroke, autism, cerebral palsy, fractures, sensory processing disorders, and orthopedic conditions to name a few.
  4. Occupational Therapists improve independence by teaching people how they can complete daily activities by adapting the environment and/or task.
  5. Occupational Therapists provide care in many different settings such as schools, hospitals, home health, nursing homes, and outpatient clinics.
April Blood Drive
Date Posted: April 1st, 2022
Monroe County Medical Center Blood Drive

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Basement at Monroe County Medical Center
How: Please call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment.

National Nutrition Month - March 2022
Date Posted: February 28th, 2022
National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and develop healthful eating and physical activity habits. 

Call (270) 487-9231 x 1191 to schedule an appointment with our Registered Dietician. 

For more information on National Nutrition Month, see the links below. 


2022 MCMC Scholarship Information
Date Posted: February 22nd, 2022
Monroe County Medical Center will offer graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education three scholarships (as described below), providing the recipients remain a full-time student and maintain a C average.

Future Healthcare Professional Scholarships
  • $1500 annually for 4 consecutive years; must be a resident of Monroe County and a student in the Monroe County School System at time of graduation or receipt of GED; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average and pursue a degree in healthcare for the full 4 years.
  • $1000 annually for 4 consecutive years; available to the child of a Monroe County Medical Center employee; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average and pursue a degree in healthcare for the full 4 years.

General Scholarship
  • $1000 annually for 4 consecutive years; available to the child of a Monroe County Medical Center employee; must remain a full-time student, maintain a C average; may pursue a degree in any field of study.

Further information about the scholarships and requirements may be found in the scholarship application. The application can be obtained below, from MCMC Administration or from the Guidance Office at the Monroe County High School. Completed applications along with transcript (including ACT scores) must be returned to the Administration office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 29, 2022.