In response to the increasing number of pediatric COVID-19 cases and the high-risk patient population served by providers at Kentucky Children’s Hospital, a need was identified in order to provide COVID-19 monoclonal antibody administration. A task force was instituted and has worked to draft and implement a workflow for COVID-19 monoclonal antibody administration for pediatric… Read More
We’re still in the process of rebuilding the dashboard at right. UK HealthCare Numbers This dashboard reports the total number of hospitalized COVID patients (those testing positive and those no longer positive but still hospitalized) and then splits that number into age groups, vaccination status and how many are receiving ICU-level care.
As the number of COVID patients increases, operations must respond Colleagues: A word of thanks. You have been able to stand your ground during a once in a lifetime pandemic (we hope) and provide hope, healing and grace for our patients, their families and each other. No doubt, like the rest of us, you are… Read More
Providers can now order COVID-19 monoclonal antibody treatment and prophylaxis for adult patients who are at high risk for progression to severe COVID-19. UK HealthCare has transitioned adult outpatient monoclonal antibody IV infusions to subcutaneous injections. The new process, which is being offered at the UK Wellington Infusion Center on Wellington Way, consists of four… Read More
As of Aug. 9, the COVID infection rate is accelerating within Kentucky and trending in a way that may put us in Tier 4 operations by the end of the week. In our hospital incident command system structure, daily collaboration supports working through the following:
Please note that the Interim Pharmacotherapy Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Infection in Adult Patients has been updated. Read the guidance
In a media event today, it was announced UK has been selected as a site for KidCOVE, a national research study to ensure a safe and effective vaccine that protects children ages 6 months through 11 years from getting sick with COVID-19. Using the Moderna vaccine currently authorized for adults, this pediatric research study will… Read More