Respiratory Care Center

In 1980, Rockcastle Regional opened its first long-term care unit with 32 beds and added 28 more beds just 12 years later. Today, our Respiratory Care Center facility offers comfortable, professional, long-term care for 99 ventilator-dependent residents. 

In 2017, the Respiratory Care Center will open its latest expansion by adding an additional 28 beds, which will make it the largest free-standing ventilator facility in the nation. While most of our residents are from Kentucky, our service area contains no boundaries. We receive ventilator refers from all over the United States.


Rural Health Clinics

  • Rockcastle Family Wellness 
  • George W. Griffith MD 
  • Rockcastle Pediatrics & Adolescents
  • Counseling Services along w/ the RFW, Dr. Griffith, and Pediatrics 


Emergency Department

Rockcastle Regional is ready to meet medical emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our physicians and staff recognize that intervention as soon as possible after an injury or illness occurs makes the difference in the treatment and recovery process. That is why a physician is always on duty to respond to emergencies and why our nurses are trained in emergency care. 

Our highly trained staff, certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, offer their many years of emergency care experience

Cancer Care & Infusion Center

In collaboration with the UK Markey Cancer Center, Rockcastle Regional Hospital offers chemotherapy treatment and cancer care services close to home in Mount Vernon, KY. The chemotherapy suite located in the Outpatient Services Center includes four chemotherapy bays furnished with recliners and flat-screen televisions and two private rooms. Chemotherapy treatments are available Monday through Friday.

Therapy & Rehab

Rockcastle Regional strives for the best technology and customer service to suit our patients’ therapy and rehabilitation needs. Whether you are recovering from an accident or surgery, or desire to become more independent, our excellent staff will work with you to reach your goals.


Causes of Skin Cancer

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light is one of the most common causes of skin cancer, and it can lead to a deadly form of skin cancer known as melanoma.