Health & Wellness

Hardin Memorial Hospital

Elizabethtown has developed as a regional medical center for Hardin and surrounding counties and continues to grow in the number of medical services offered. Physicians in the Elizabethtown area provide general and specialty medical services in most fields.

Hardin Memorial Hospital is a regional healthcare center located in Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Since opening in 1954, Hardin Memorial Hospital has grown to 300 beds and provides care to citizens in Hardin and 10 surrounding counties.

Hardin Memorial is a not-for-profit, acute care hospital owned by the citizens of Hardin County, governed by the Board of Trustees of the Fiscal Court of Hardin County and managed by Baptist Healthcare Systems. Hardin Memorial Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). At present, Hardin Memorial Hospital has a medical staff of over 140 active physicians, including 32 specialties and subspecialties as well as primary care. Hardin Memorial Hospital is the third largest employer in Hardin County.

Hardin Memorial Hospital is dedicated to offering quality care to the citizens of Hardin and surrounding counties. With a commitment to exploring new programs and offering new services, Hardin Memorial strives to meet the healthcare needs of families in the Heartland both now and into the future.

Ambulance Service

The Hardin County Ambulance Service provides countywide ambulance service on a 24-hour basis. This service has a staff who maintains radio-dispatched ambulances through the county. Emergency medical and first response service is provided to city residents by 19 emergency medical technicians.

Other Medical Services

Elizabethtown has an additional 50 physicians and 19 dentists. Other medical facilities include:

  • Heartland Recovery Center (drug and alcohol abuse recovery and rehabilitation)
  • Hardin County Health Center/Lincoln Trail District Health Department
  • Communicare, Inc.
  • Regional Renal Dialysis Facility
  • Speech and Hearing Clinic
  • Surgical Center of Elizabethtown


The HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital provides services for job-related injuries. RehabWorks, a service of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, is a one-stop resource for job-related injury prevention, evaluation, and treatment.

  • Prevention
  • Evaluation
  • Treatment
  • Conditioning
  • Education
  • Case Management
  • Worksite Physical Therapy
  • Hand Therapy

The Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System

The Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System sets high standards for comprehensive mental health care. Qualified professionals work together to address the needs of adolescents and adults through inpatient and outpatient programs.

  • Adolescent Inpatient Program
  • Adolescent Outpatient Services
  • Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Program
  • Adult Chemical Dependency Inpatient Program
  • Adult Intensive Outpatient Program for Chemical Dependency
  • Assessments and Admissions