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Boyle gets report of 20th COVID case

Ephraim McDowell Health announced Sunday afternoon that it received confirmation late Saturday of one additional positive COVID-19 case from tests it performed.  The patient is a Boyle County resident and is self-quarantining at home. Boyle County Health Department previously reported that 19 cases had been confirmed in the county, making this the 20th case.

For the total number of Covid-19 cases in your county, please visit your local health department’s website.

Covid-19 Testing

Ephraim McDowell Health is now offering Covid-19 testing for non-symptomatic and symptomatic patients.  If you would like to be tested for Covid-19, please call (859) 936-8350, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. You will then be directed to call one of our five testing locations for an appointment.  Testing for non-symptomatic patients will only be offered Monday through Friday.

The testing facilities are:

  • Ephraim McDowell Walk-in & Primary Care (1541 Lebanon Road, Danville)
  • Ephraim McDowell Haggin Primary Care (470 Linden Avenue, Suite 5, Harrodsburg)
  • Ephraim McDowell Liberty Family Medical Center (511 Middleburg Street, Liberty)
  • Immediate & Primary Care at Fort Logan Hospital (110 Metker Trail, Stanford)
  • Ephraim McDowell Springfield Family Medical Center (280 Lincoln Drive, Springfield).

Please do not go to one of these testing facilities unless you are asked to do so by the Ephraim McDowell Call Center or an Ephraim McDowell health care provider.  There is no charge for testing, however if you have insurance, that information will be collected.

For those with further questions about this illness, please call the Covid-19 Hotline at 1-800-722-5725, visit the Kentucky Covid-19 website at kycovid19.ky.gov or visit the Centers for Disease Control website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.