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Posted on Aug 20, 2015 |

Photo: St. Elizabeth Hospital Circa 1909

Photo: St. Elizabeth Hospital Circa 1909

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Covington, circa

St. Elizabeth Hospital, Covington, in the early 1900s.

This color postcard shows Covington’s St. Elizabeth Hospital’s second location , a former Baptist seminary that had served as a Union hospital during the Civil War. The original hospital, founded by two area widows and staffed the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis, opened in 1861. The St. Elizabeth Healthcare network now includes three freestanding imaging centers and two outpatient ambulatory surgery centers, almost 1,200 licensed beds, more than 86 primary care and specialty office locations, more than 1,200 physicians with admitting privileges and more than 7,400 associates,  For more about the foundresses and the hospital’s early history, click here and here.

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