Baptist Health Floyd Laryngectomee Support Group Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Baptist Health Floyd’s Laryngectomee Support Group recently celebrated its one year anniversary on May 20. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 3 pm in Baptist Health Floyd’s Paris Health Education Center. Also known as a lost cord club, the support group is beneficial to the total rehabilitation of the laryngectomy […]

RN/LPN Open House May 14

As Baptist Health Floyd continues to grow and serve more patients, our need for qualified and dedicated RNs in all areas, especially Emergency, Med/Surg, and FloydFlex Resource Pool has increased. We are also seeking LPNs for our med/surg settings. Join us for refreshments, facility tours, and the opportunity to meet with our Human Resources and […]

May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed during the month of May, is a time to raise awareness of skin cancers, encourage prevention and early detection through self-exams. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, on average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. In 2015, it is estimated that 9,940 deaths will be attributed […]

Baptist Health Floyd Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

As a provider for stroke patients, Baptist Health Floyd is celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month in May with a special Stroke Awareness Day on May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm in Baptist Health Floyd’s main lobby. Blood pressure screenings, risk and prevention information, support services and giveaways will be available. Registration is not […]

Try Yoga and Pilates at our Active Yoga/Pilates Open House on May 5

Baptist Health Floyd Physical Therapy – Charlestown Road is holding an Active Yoga/Pilates Open House on Tuesday, May 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wear your workout clothes and try a free mini-class of Yoga, Mat Pilates, Reformer Pilates or Pink Ribbon Pilates for breast cancer surgery patients. Visit informational booths on weight management, custom […]

Free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar Set for April 30

Baptist Health Floyd is offering a free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar on Thursday, April 30 from 6 to 7 pm in the Paris Health Education Center. Baptist Health Floyd Spine Center nurse practitioner Autumn Allgeier, NP, along with physical therapist Tyler Helm, PT, DPT, will discuss conservative treatments that may help with your back […]

Baptist Health Floyd Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

New Albany, Ind., (March 2015) – Baptist Health Floyd physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given to the Baptist Health Floyd Wound Healing Center by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, […]

Baptist Health Floyd Wound Healing Center Offers Tips for People with Diabetes to Take a Step in the Right Direction during National Foot Health Awareness Month in April

New Albany, Ind. –  March 26, 2015 – As many as six million people with diabetes will have a foot ulcer that may result in chronic non-healing wounds and, in extreme cases, lead to amputation. Tragically, those cases are hardly isolated: On average, a staggering 180 amputations a day are performed in the United States […]

Baptist Health Floyd Offers Advice on Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Cancers of the colon and rectum, often collectively referred to as colorectal cancer, are life-threatening tumors that develop in the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer in the United States. More than 90 percent of colorectal tumors develop from a type of polyp called adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps, also called adenomas, are […]