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Kentucky National Guard arrives at Baptist Health Paducah

Fifteen Kentucky National Guard members arrived at Baptist Health Paducah on Wednesday,...
Fifteen Kentucky National Guard members arrived at Baptist Health Paducah on Wednesday, September 15.(Baptist Health Paducah)
Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 5:47 PM CDT
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PADUCAH, Ky. (KFVS) - The Baptist Health Paducah announced that the Kentucky National Guard arrived to their building on Wednesday, September 15.

Fifteen guard members have been assigned to Baptist Health Paducah.

According to the Baptist Health Paducah, the Kentucky National Guard will provide non-clinical administrative and logistics support that includes screening, visitor management, materials management, environmental services and non clinical patient support services to the community.

Last week, Governor Andy Beshear announced that members of the Kentucky National Guard will be helping strained hospitals due to the surge in COVID-19 patients.

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