Twin Lakes News Archive

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  • TLRMC NAMED A NATIONAL GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE
     
     
    TLRMC has been named a national Great Places to Work in Healthcare for second year in a row and we are one of only two hospitals in KY honored.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • REDUCE YOUR CHANCES OF DEVELOPING SKIN CANCER
     
     
     
    Click on the headline to learn how to reduce your chances of developing skin cancer!
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC GETS "A" AGAIN FOR PATIENT SAFETY
     
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been given the highest possible score for patient safety for the 5th time in a row!
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • KAITLIN HARRISON NAMED 2014 YOUNG DIETICIAN OF THE YEAR
     
    The KY Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has named TLRMC Director of Nutrition Services Kaitlin Harrison as the 2014 Kentucky Young Dietitian of the Year.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • PERTUSSIS (WHOOPING COUGH) OUTBREAK
     
    Our community is experiencing an outbreak of Pertussis, also known as "Whooping cough".
     
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • CLAY VINCENT APRN HAS MOVED!
     
     
    Clay Vincent APRN is now in the offices of Dr. Craig Johnson!
    Click on the headline to see a map to his new office.
     
     
     
     

  • INCREDIBLE COLON
     
     
     
    Click on the headline to learn more about colon cancer and the Incredible Colon event on March 21.
     
     
     
     

  • LOVE YOUR HEART ON VALENTINE'S DAY!
     
     
    The Cardiopulmonary Department at TLRMC is hosting a FREE health fair for your heart on Valentine's Day!
     
    Click the headline to learn more.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC RELEASES COMMUNITY BENEFIT REPORT
     
    The more than 400 employees and volunteers who make up Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center invite you to read our 2012 Community Benefit Report.
     
    Click on the headline to see the latest Community Benefit Report
     
     
     
     

  • NEWBORN NURSERY PHOTOS UNDER REPAIR
     
    Our Newborn Nursery on-line feature cannot currently display photos of our new arrivals. All other information is there. We are working on the problem and hope to have it fixed as soon as possible!
     
    Thank you for your patience.
     
     
     

  • CHOOSE MY PLATE - HELP FOR HEALTHIER EATING
     
    MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times. The new MyPlate icon emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy food groups.
     
    Click on the headline to read more
     
     

  • TLRMC PRIVACY POLICY
    This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information.
    Click on the headline to read the entire policy.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC NAMED IN 100 GREAT PLACES TO WORK IN HEALTHCARE LIST
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been named to a list that includes the Mayo Clinic, Duke Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic.

    Click on the headline to read more and to see the entire list.
     
     

  • ECTC AND TLRMC UNVEIL NEW LEITCHFIELD CAMPUS
     
    The new Leitchfield campus of ECTC was built through a partnership with Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more about the partnership and to see photos from the dedication and ribbon cutting. 
     
     
     
     
     

  • COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has prepared an extensive Community Health Needs Assessment to help plan the course for a healthier Grayson County.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more and to read the entire report.
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC NAMED TO BEST PLACES TO WORK!
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been named as being one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky for 2013!
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     

  • SOFTBALL TOURNEY HONORS FORMER EMPLOYEE & RAISES MONEY FOR RFL!
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is hosting the second annual Jerry Mattingly Memorial Softball Tourney.
     
    Click on the headline for more information including how you can participate.
     
     
     

  • OT MONTH CELEBRATED
     
     
     
     
    Click to see more information on the TLRMC Occupational Therapy program.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
     
     
     
    Congratulations to Carl Filip from the Information Technology department on being selected Employee of the Month for April!
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • CELEBRATE DOCTOR'S DAY!
     
     
    Join TLRMC employees in thanking our doctors for helping make our communities healthier!
     
    Click on the headline to see more.
     
     
     
     

  • HEALTHY SNACKING COMBOS
     
    The MD Anderson Cancer Center offers a visual reminder of healthy snack combinations that might help prevent cancers such as colon cancer and other medical conditions.
    Click on the headline to see the entire Infographic.
     
     
     

  • MARCH IS COLON CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    TLRMC and Twin Lakes Surgical Associates are getting the word out about colorectal (colon) cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death. Click on the headline to learn about the importance of early diagnosis and for links to websites with more information.  
     

  • TLRMC RECEIVES CLINICAL PERFORMANCE AWARD
     
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center and our employees are recognized for clinical performance achievements.
     
    Click on the headline to read more about the award.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC EARNS "TOP PERFORMER" RATING
     
     
    The Joint Commission recognized Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center as being one of the top 18% of all eligible hospitals!
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC IMPOSES VISITOR RESTRICTIONS DURING FLU SEASON
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has imposed voluntary visitor restrictions during the peak of the flu season.
    Click on the headline to read more and for information on the prevention and treatment of the flu.
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC CELEBRATES FIRST BABY OF 2013!
     
    Dorthie and Robert White, Jr. are the proud parents of Addison Mae, the first baby born at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in 2013. 
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     

  • TAKE OUR COMMUNITY HEALTH SURVEY!

    Take our Community Health Survey and help make our community healthier and get a chance to win $50 in Chamber Bucks!
    Click on headline to take the survey.
     
     
     
     

  • ER PRESCRIPTION DRUG POLICY
     
    TLRMC ER prescription drug policy is in place to help keep community safe.
    Click on the headline to read a letter to the community by CEO Stephen Meredith.
     
     
     
     

  • MEN'S HEALTH INFORMATION
     
     
    Men live shorter lives with a lower average quality of life than women.
    Click on the headline to learn how men can help improve their odds of living a healthier, happier life.
     
     
     
     
     

  • FALL 2012 NEWSLETTER
     

    Click the headline to read the latest news from TLRMC
     
     
     
     

  • DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOTS OFFERED NOVEMBER 10!
     
     
     
     
    Click on the headline for information on the 2012 Drive Through Flu Shot clinic!
     
     
     
     

  • TEENS AND TOBACCO
     
     
     
    Facts about teens and tobacco every parent needs to know.
    Click headline for more information.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • PHONE DISRUPTION
     
    The phone service to and from Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is currently not working. We are aware of the situation and are working to fix the problem.
     
    If you try to call TLRMC and can not get through please try again a few minutes later. Any phone disruption will NOT affect 911 service in Leitchfield and Grayson County. We apologize for any possible

  • SUMMER HEAT INFORMATION

    High temperatures make for dangerous conditions.
    Click on the headline for information about how to keep you and your family safe in the summer heat.
     
     
     
     

  • HOSPITAL REMEMBERS JERRY MATTINGLY
     
     

    Employees, friends and family of Jerry Mattingly gathered to unveil a plaque in his honor.
     
    Click headline to read more about the special event.
     
     
     
     
     

  • FIREWORK SAFETY FOR YOUR FAMILY
     
     
    Help keep you and your family safe this July 4th! Includes a humorous and informative fireworks safety graphic featuring British soccer star Mario Balotelli. 
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC BREAKS GROUND FOR KELLEY CAMPUS
     
    Groundbreaking ceremony kicks off construction of Walter T. Kelley Campus.

    Click on the headline to read more and to see photos from the groundbreaking ceremony.
     
     
     
     
  • RELAY FOR LIFE 2012


    The TLRMC Relay for Life team was the top not-for-profit fund raiser at Relay for Life for the fifth year in a row!
     
    Click on the headline to see photos from this year's event.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • WOUND HEALING CENTER OFFERS NEW HOPE FOR CHRONIC WOUNDS
    Dr. Joseph Petrocelli cut the ribbon offically marking the opening of the TLRMC Wound Healing Center. The Center offers advanced care including hyperbaric oxygen treatments for healing most wounds that won’t respond to conventional treatment. 

    Click on the headline to learn more about the Wound Healing Center
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC HOSTED FREE STROKE EXPO ON MAY 22
     
    As part of National Stroke Awareness Month, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center hosted a Stroke Expo on Tuesday, May 22.
     
    Click on the headline for details about the Stroke Expo and other important information about stroke.
     
     
           

  • NEW AIR CHILLER INSTALLED
    A new air chiller is lifted off a semi trailer and installed in the back of TLRMC on Monday. 
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • FUN EVENTS TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY
    TLRMC is offering three fun events to raise funds for worthwhile projects. 
     
    Click on the headline to get flyers for the upcoming softball, archery and golf events.
     
     
     
     

  • VOLUNTEERS HONORED
    TLRMC honors our Volunteers during Volunteer Week Brunch.

    Click on the headline to learn more about the great volunteers at TLRMC!
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • OT DEPARTMENT SPONSORS CONTEST
     
    April is National Occupational Therapy Awareness Month
    Click on the headline to learn more and to download an entry form for the "Match the Items Challenge".
     
     
     
     

  • COMMUNITY SHRED IT DAY IS APRIL 21
     
     
    TLRMC and Shred-It are sponsoring a Community Shred It Day on Saturday, April 21.
    Click on the headline to find out more about the event and how to help prevent identity theft.

  • TLRMC AND NORTON HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCE AFFILIATION AGREEMENT
     
    Steve Meredith, CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (left) and Michael Esposito from Norton Healthcare announced the two organizations have entered into a formal affiliation agreement.
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC EMPLOYEES SHOW SUPPORT FOR WEST LIBERTY HOSPITAL
     
     
    TLRMC employees raise money to support employees of hospital devistated in West Liberty, KY tornado.
    Click on the headline to read more and to find out how you can help.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • KELLEY MEDICAL BUILDING OPEN AFTER ELECTRICAL FIRE
    Repairs have been made after an electrical fire Tuesday afternoon (March 20) caused portions of the Kelley Medical Building to lose power. All offices including Midway Pharmacy are operating on their regular schedules.
     
    Click on the headline to see the medical practices affected.
     
     
     
     

  • VOLUNTEERS SPONSORING SPRING BOOK FAIR
     
     
    TLRMC Volunteers sponsoring Spring Book Fair just in time for Easter, graduation and other special events.
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA!
     
    Join the TLRMC Volunteer Auxiliary for an evening of fun and fashion with a Derby Day theme!
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • COLON CANCER
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  • HEART CHECK HELPS AREA RESIDENTS
     
    Big Clifty Medical Complex and the Cardiopulmonary Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center helped are residents with their health at the Heart Check Clinic. 

    Click on the headline to see photos from the event.
     
     
     

  • VALENTINE'S DAY ITEMS AT GIFT SHOP

    Gift Shop features many items just in time for Valentine's Day! Customizable music boxes and pink sock monkeys are just a few of gifts waiting for you.
     
    Click on the headline to see the Gift Shop Valentine's Day flyer.
     
     
     

  • HOSPITAL PLEDGES TO BUY AMERICAN WHENEVER POSSIBLE
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center's CEO writes about the hospital's new Buy American policy.
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     

  • HOSA STUDENTS PRESENT PLAQUE TO HOSPITAL
     
     
    Students from the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) group at the Grayson County Technology Center presented a plaque of appreciation to Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     

  • ADVANCED LUNG CANCER PROCEDURE ANNOUNCED
     

    Dr. Gondal and TLRMC provide an advanced tool in lung cancer diagnosis and treatment planning.
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     

  • REHAB DEPARTMENT PRESENTS CHECK
     
     
    The Rehabilitation Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center recently held a silent auction to raise money for Wings on a Prayer therapeutic riding center.
     
    Click on the headline to find out how much they raised.
     
     
     

  • BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
     
     
    Early detection matters!
    October is breast cancer awareness month. Click on the headline for more information and to find out why real men wear pink!
     
     
     

  • FASHIONABLE, FIT AND FABULOUS!
     
     
    TLRMC and the Twin Lakes Medical Foundation have planned a special evening just for women.
    Click on the headline to learn more!
     
     
     

  • EVENT PLANNED FOR PT MONTH
    Judge Gary Logsdon recently came to TLRMC in order to declare October, 2011 "Physical Therapy Month" in Grayson County.
     
    Public invited to open house and silent auction to benefit Wings on a Prayer.
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
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  • TLRMC GIVEN HIGHEST HONOR FOR VALUE
     
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Community Value Five-Star Hospital.
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     

  • RECEPTION HELD FOR NEW PHYSICIANS
     
     
     
    TLRMC introduced Dr. Robert Knox, Dr. Ian Nunnally and Dr. Rhoda Akafuah at a reception on August 12.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • PUT YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD!
     
    The rehab department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center can help you put your best foot foward with custom orthotics made while you wait.
     
    Click the headline to learn more.
     
     

  • FIND A PROVIDER
     
    Use Select Specialty on the right for a complete list of medical providers in Grayson County and their contact information. Click on the headline to find out how to call for the information. 
     
     
     

  • TLRMC WELCOMES NEW SURGEON

    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center would like to welcome Ian Nunnally, MD to our community. Dr. Nunnally joins Dr. Joseph Petrocelli, Dr. Steven Thomas and Dr. Eduardo Gonzales at Twin Lakes Surgical Associates.
     
    Click on the headline to read more about Dr. Nunnally
     
     

  • CELEBRATING HOSPITAL WEEK!
     
    Join us during National Hospital Week in thanking our almost 400 employees for all they do to serve our community.
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     

  • RIBBON CUTTING FOR HOSPITAL EXPANSION
     
    A ribbon cutting and open house let the community and the TLRMC family celebrate the hospital expansion.
     
    Click on the headline to read more and see photos from the event.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • VOLUNTEER WEEK
     
    April 10 - 16 is National Volunteers in Healthcare week!
     
    Click on the headline to read more about the amazing volunteers at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center
     
     
     

  • DOCTOR'S DAY IS MARCH 30
     
     
     

    We would like to thank our doctors for their hard work and commitment to providing the highest qualilty health care possible.

     
     
     

  • FREE HEALTHY HEART EXPO
     

    There are two opportunities for you to take advantage of the 2011 Healthy Heart Expo!
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     

  • PARKING CHANGES TAKE EFFECT
    Parking at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has changed to make room for the Expansion Project. Click on the headline for more information and a new map showing parking options on the TLRMC campus.
     
     

  • CONSTRUCTION UPDATE - DECEMBER 14, 2010
     
    Finishing work in the new lobby is bringing the completion of the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center expansion closer to a reality.

    Click on the headline to read more and to see more photos from inside the expansion.
     
     
     
     
     

  • KANGAROO CARE BENEFITS MOMS AND THEIR BABIES
    The OB staff at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is promoting "Kangaroo Care" as a special way for a mother to bond with her baby. There are also several health benefits for babies from the procedure.
     
    Click the headline to read more.
     
     

  • 5 HEALTHY WAYS TO POST-HOLIDAY DETOX
     
    Read these 5 tips from DietsInReview on how to post-holiday detox in a healthy way!
     
     
     

  • FIRST BABY OF 2011
     

    Rayna Joell Rye is the first baby born at TLRMC in 2011!
     
    Click on the headline to read more about Rayna, her new family and what special day she shares with her mother.
     
     
     

  • 2010-2011 FLU SEASON SET TO BEGIN
     
    Click on the headline to learn about the upcoming flu season including information on this year's flu vaccine.
     
     
     

  • DAISY TROOP DONATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
     
    Daisy Girl Scout Troop #33 makes a donation which will make a difference for young patients.
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     
     

  • NURSE PRACTIONERS HONORED
    EVERYDAY HEROES!
     
    November 7 - 13 is Nurse Practitioner Week.
    Click on the headline to learn more.
     

  • HEALTH FAIR AND DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOTS

    October 23 was the third annual TLRMC Drive Through Flu Shot event and Make A Difference Day health fair.
     
    Click on the headline to read more and to see photos including inside the new Quick Care facility.
     
     
     

  • JUDGE EXECUTIVE DECLARES OCTOBER "PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH"
    Grayson County Judge-Executive Gary Logsdon signed a proclamation declaring October as "Physical Therapy Month" in Grayson County.
    Click on the headline to read more and to learn about a celebration the public is invited to.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC EMPLOYEES SUPPORT PROGRAM FOR MAKE A DIFFERENCE DAY
     
    As a Make a Difference Day project, several TLRMC raised money and gave their time to help the Wings on a Prayer Therapeutic Riding Center operate year-round.

    Click on the headline to read more and see photos.
     
     
     

  • EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

    Rita Logsdon, RN from Surgery has been named the October Employee of the Month.

    Click the headline to read more about Rita.
     
     
     

  • FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS OFFERED THIS SATURDAY!
    As a part of Make A Difference Day activities, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center and Quick Care are providing free health screenings for men and women 18 and older. Click on the headline to learn more.

  • SEASONAL ALLERGY INFORMATION
     

    It's the start of "Sneezin' Season" in Kentucky!
    Click on the headline for information about how to lessen the symptoms of fall allergies and for links to current pollen counts and pollen forecasts.
     
     
     

  • CHANGES TO ER AND REGISTRATION AREAS
     
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center construction affects Emergency Department and Registration area.
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     

  • SURGERY STAFF HELPS LOCAL ANIMAL SHELTER
     
     
    TLRMC surgery staff recycle supplies destined for the landfill and help support local animal shelter.

    Click the headline to read the entire story.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC GENERATED ALMOST $17 MILLION TO LOCAL ECONOMY


    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center was responsible for generating almost $17 million for the local economy.  Click on the headline to read highlights from the report and to see the entire report.
     
     
     
     
     

  • VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE STATE-WIDE RECOGNITION FOR 2ND TIME
     
     
    Laree Van Meter, Auxiliary Past-President, and Patty Bratcher accepted the KY Hospital Association HANDS Award for the Auxiliary's "Patty’s Pillow" project.
     
    Click on the headline to read more about the honor.
     
     
     
     
     

  • RAYE MONTGOMERY HONORED BY KENTUCKY HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

    Raye Montgomery has been chosen as the recipient of the 2010 Health Care Governance Award by the Kentucky Hospital Association. Mrs. Montgomery is a member of the TLRMC Board of Directors and has almost 50 years association with the hospital.
     
    Click on the headline to read more about this prestigious honor.
     
     
     
     

  • ART CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    Jarrett Crawford was chosen as the winner of the TLRMC art contest. Second place went to Ashley McKinney and third place went to Laura Hinton. All the winning artists are students of Mrs. Joan Butterworth at St. Paul Catholic School.
     
    Click on the headline to see the winning entry!
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • TEDDY BEAR CLINIC



    Over 300 kindergarten students from Grayson County learned about procedures they may one day face during a future hospital visit by an unlikely source – teddy bears!
     
    Click on the headline for photos and more of the story.  
     
     
     
     
     

  • CONTESTS FOR GRAYSON COUNTY STUDENTS.
     
     
    TLRMC is sponsoring two contests for students in Grayson County. Click on the headline for information and entry forms for the Art Poster and Video competitions.
     
     
     

  • BAKE SALE BENEFITS FOOD PANTRY

    Laree VanMeter (right), president of the TLRMC Volunteer Auxiliary, presents a check for $620 to Donna Wilson, Chairperson of the Grayson County Alliance. The money was raised by the Volunteers at their bake sale on Friday, April 2 and is to help support the Food Pantry operated by the Alliance.
     
    Click on the headline to see photos from the sale.
     
     

  • EASTER EGG HUNT


    March 27 was the annual Easter Egg Hunt for children related to hospital employees and physicians

    Click on the headline to see more photos.





     

  • FIGHTING COLON CANCER IN KENTUCKY
    Colon cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in Kentucky among cancers affecting both men and women. This is all the more tragic because colon cancer is one of the most preventable and treatable cancers when detected early.
     
    Click on the headline to read more including prevention tips, risk factors, and how to find a local doctor who can talk to you about colon cancer screenings.

  • HEALTHY HEART EXPO HUGE SUCCESS
    The 2010 Healthy Heart Expo at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center provided free screenings and healthy living information. The annual event was sponsored by the Cardiac Rehabilitation Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center.

    Click on the headline to read more and to see photos.
     
     

  • PHARMACY TECHS EARN NATIONAL CERTIFICATION
     
     
    All of the pharmacy technicians at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center have received their national certifications.
     
    Click the headline to read what that means for our patients.
     
     
     
     

  • THIRD ANNUAL HEALTHY HEART EXPO
     
     
     
     
    Click on the headline to learn more about free screenings and information available at the Healthy Heart Expo!
     
     
     

  • FIRST BABY OF NEW DECADE
     
     
    Gracelynn Bree was the first baby born at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in 2010!
     
    Click on the headline to read more and to see a photo of Gracelynn and her proud parents.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • JANUARY 2010 EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH
     
     
    Connie Cahoe has been named Employee of the Month for January, 2010! Click on the headline for more.
     
     
     
     
     

  • TEAM LEADER OF THE YEAR
     
    Jerrod Davis, RT(R), RDMS, RVT was recently named Team Leader of the Year at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Davis is Director of the Diagnostic Imaging Department at the hospital.
     
    Click on the headline to read more about Jerrod.
     
     
     

  • HOSPITAL WELCOMES NEW PULMONOLOGIST
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is pleased to welcome a new full-time doctor available for the diagnosis and treatment of lung conditions and other breathing problems.
     
    Click on the headline to learn more about the region's newest doctor.
     
     
     
     

  • HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES HONORED BY ABEL CONSTRUCTION
     
     
     
    The company in charge of the $15 million expansion at TLRMC had a special gift for two hospital employees.
     
    Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     

  • COLON CANCER STORIES
     
    Click the headline to listen to a two-part series of reports on the widespread impact of colon cancer by Dan Modlin of WKYU-FM.
     
     
     
     
     

  • DIABETES BASICS
    Click here to find helpful information on preventing or managing diabetes.

  • 2009 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
     
     
     
     
    Angie Priest, RN has been named the2009 Employee of the Year at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Click the headline to read Angie's story.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • MAMMOGRAPHY BASKET WINNER
     
     
    Lida Lindsey (second from the left) was the winner of a basket made by the Mammography Department at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center. Click on the headline to learn more.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • GROUNDBREAKING HELD FOR $15 MILLION EXPANSION
    A groundbreaking ceremony was held to start the $15 million expansion!

    Click on the headline to read more and to see photos from the groundbreaking.
     
     
     

  • EMPLOYEE AWARDS DINNER
     
     
    46 employees were honored for 715 years of service at the 2009 TLRMC Employee Awards Dinner. Jerry Mattingly and Rosetta Fulkerson (left) were recognized for 40 years of service! Click on the headline to see all the employees honored.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC IMPOSES VOLUNTARY VISITOR RESTRICTIONS DUE TO FLU
    Updated! Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center has implemented voluntary visitor restrictions in all patient care areas to protect visitors, patients and employees during the influenza season. Click the headline to read more.

  • H1N1 FLU INFORMATION
     
    Click the headline to get information on the H1N1 Flu and the Seasonal Flu from the CDC. Includes information on what to do if you or a family member gets sick and the phone number for KY H1N1 flu information.
     
     
     

  • TLRMC ANNOUNCES HOSPITALIST PROGRAM
    The year 2009 will be remembered as a time when the nation hotly debated the future course of healthcare. Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is implementing a program designed to improve the quality of care offered patients and help area physicians see more patients in their offices while also holding down costs.

    Click on the headline to read about how the TLRMC Hospitalist program will help improve patient care.

  • FACES OF CANCER
     
     
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is hosting a very special photography display honoring local cancer survivors. Click on the headline to read more.
     
     
     
     
     

  • DRIVE THROUGH FLU SHOTS
     
     
     
    Click the headline to read about the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center "Drive Through Flu Shot Clinic" and to see more photos from the event.
     
     
     
     

  • LEE, BUCK & LEE OPEN OB/GYN PRACTICE


    Dr. Sam Buck has joined Dr. Wendy Lee and Dr. Mark Lee in providing comprehensive women's care.
     
    Click on the headline to see the ad announcing the new OB/GYN practice.
     
     
     
     
     

  • DR. KIM BAKER WELCOMES LORIE MEREDITH, ARNP TO BIG CLIFTY
     
     
     
    Dr. Kim Baker (right) is pleased to welcome Lorie Meredith, ARNP to the Big Clifty Medical Complex. Click on the headline to read more about Lorie.
     
     
     
     

  • 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FLU
     
     
    Click the headline to read the 10 things you need to know about the H1N1 flu (Swine Flu). 
     
     
     

  • HOSPITAL FIXING ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS
    A water pipe leak shorted out electrical power at TLRMC early Thursday morning. The problem has been largely corrected; however, the electrical power may occasionally need to be shut off while further repairs are made. The hospital will operate on generator power during those periods. Every effort is being made to keep disruptions to a minimum.

    Physician offices in the Kelley Medical Center and the Cave Bland facilities are open. Patients may want to call before coming to an appointment.
     
    Updated 9/10/09 1:30 p.m.

  • ADDITION AND RENOVATION INVITATION TO BIDDERS
    Click on the headline to see complete information on the Invitation to Bidders for the TLRMC Addition and Renovation project.
     

  • CONGRESSMAN GUTHRIE VISITS TLRMC
    Congressman Brett Guthrie visited TLRMC during his visit to Grayson County on August 17. Click on the headline to see more photos from his visit.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • TLRMC EMPLOYEE PARTICIPATES IN FEMA TRAINING
    Bill Oldham, Director of Planning and Marketing at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center, recently completed Advanced Public Information Officer (PIO) training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP). Click headline to read more. 
      

  • TLRMC WELCOMES NEW PEDIATRICIANS!
     

    Click on the headline to meet
    the three new pediatricians
    joining the TLRMC staff.

  • TLRMC RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM HONORED





    The TLRMC Relay for Life team has been recognized again for their 2009 fundraising efforts. Click the headline to read more.

  • HAZARDOUS MATERIAL TRAINING
     
    Click on headline to see photos of TLRMC employees participating in a hazardous material training exercise.
     

  • RELAY FOR LIFE
    For the second year in a row, the TLRMC team won the award for Top Fundraiser at the Grayson County Relay for Life. Click on the headline for more information and to see photos from the event.

  • TLRMC PREPARES FOR H1N1 FLU
    On June 11, 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) raised the worldwide pandemic alert level to Phase 6 in response to the ongoing global spread of the novel influenza A (H1N1) virus. CLICK THE HEADLINE to read more about the situation including how TLRMC prepares to treat a large number of patients arriving at the hospital within a short amount of time.

  • TLRMC CELEBRATES HOSPITAL WEEK
     
     
     Click headline to see photos from National Hospital Week activities.

  • WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE FLU
    Don't panic. It's still flu season in Kentucky, so flu symptoms don't automatically mean it's swine flu (H1N1 influenza). Click the headline to find out what to do if you suspect you or someone you know has the flu.

  • RELAY FOR LIFE EVENTS
    Click the headline for upcoming Relay for Life events in Grayson County.
     
     
     
     
     
     

  • VOLUNTEERS HONORED
     
    TLRMC volunteers honored for over 28,500 hours of service. Click on the headline to read more.
      

  • TLRMC EASTER EGG HUNT

    Over 75 children and grandchildren of TLRMC employees hunted for Easter eggs on Saturday, April 4 at City Park. The Easter Bunny took time out of his busy schedule to make an appearance! CLICK ON HEADLINE TO SEE MORE PHOTOS.
     

  • HEALTHY HEART EXPO A SUCCESS.

    75 area residents took advantage of heart health information and screenings at the third annual Healthy Heart Expo. Click headline to read story and view photos.
     
     

  • HEALTHY HEART EXPO
    Healthy Heart Expo Provides Free Cardiac Screenings, Information. Click headline to read more.

  • TLRMC ADDS DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY
    For more information on our new digital mammography or to schedule an appointment, please call 259-9490.

  • TLRMC IN THE NEWS: HOSPITAL REPORTS NO FATALITIES FROM STORM
    CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ STORY...

  • HOME HEALTH RESPONDS TO STORM
    The staff of the TLRMC Home Health Agency was able to provide needed services to their patients in spite of the devastating ice storm. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ STORY

  • ICE STORM RESULTS IN INCREASED PATIENT LOAD
    TLRMC treated many patients with injuries or illnesses attributed to the recent ice storm. CLICK HEADLINE TO READ THE COMPLETE STORY.

  • PACKAGES SENT TO OVERSEAS TROOPS
    Several TLRMC employees have found another outlet for their caring spirit by donating enough items to fill six boxes sent to soldiers in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE….

  • Y-CLUB HELPS MOMS, BABIES GET A WARM START
    Students from the Grayson County Middle School Y-Club are helping moms and babies get off to a good start. Candy Corley, RN, of the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center OB Department, accepts “Warm Welcome” gift bags from Y-Club members Jessica Johnson, Alisha Manion and Spencer Byrd. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ MORE...

  • TLRMC IN THE NEWS: EDUCATING WOMEN ON CERVICAL CANCER AND HPV
    Dr. Mark Lee and Dr. Gary Yochim recently sat down with a newspaper reporter to talk about cervical cancer. CLICK ON HEADLINE TO READ THE STORY...

  • WEBSITE REDESIGN LAUNCH
    Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center launches new and improved TLRMC.com website. “We made the website changes to provide a better experience for the users. However, we are never going to be done with the site. We will continue to add features to the website,”. Read more ...

  • CCU AND SURGERY CENTER RIBBON CUTTINGS
    Rose Mary Goins, Director of Critical Care Services at TLRMC, and Dr. Joseph Petrocelli prepare to cut the ribbon opening the new critical care area at the hospital. Over 200 people attended the Tuesday evening ceremonies. The area is part of a $2 million expansion project.

  • BIG CLIFTY MEDICAL COMPLEX RIBBON CUTTING
    Dr. Kim Baker prepares to cut the ribbon during the Big Clifty Medical Complex open house Saturday, August 2. A crowd estimated at between 700 and 800 people visited the new facility.

  • NEW $2 MILLION CCU AND SURGERY CENTER TO OPEN
    Hospital to showcase $2 million CCU/Surgery expansion on Tuesday, August 5. Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center is putting the finishing touches on nearly 8,000 square feet of space used for surgical procedures and critical care patients.

  • BIG CLIFTY MEDICAL COMPLEX, MIDWAY PHARMACY SCHEDULE OPEN HOUSE AND RIBBON CUTTING FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 2
    Residents of Grayson, Hardin and Breckinridge counties are invited to the Grand Opening of the Big Clifty Medical Complex on Saturday, August 2nd. The activities will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Central time) with a Grayson County Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting at 12 noon.

  • TLRMC VOLUNTEERS RECEIVE STATE-WIDE RECOGNITION
    The Volunteer Auxiliary at Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield was recently honored as only one of two recipients for an award given by the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA). The auxiliary was presented a HANDS (Helping Accomplish Noteworthy Duties Successfully) Award for an In-Service Hospital Project.