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Effective Monday, March 30, 2020
HeartBeat Cafe will be offering takeout orders to the public. Orders will be limited to the steam table or grill menu and must be placed by phone. To place an order call (270) 487-9231 ext. 1195. For available hours see our Hours of Operation.
Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Monroe County Medical Center Heartbeat Cafe will be closed to the public in accordance with state requirements and recommendations related to the current Coronavirus situation throughout the state of Kentucky.
We apologize for any inconvenience. We appreciate the cooperation of Monroe County citizens and MCMC visitors during this time. When these requirements are lifted, we will re-open the HeartBeat Café to the public.

HeartBeat Cafe - About Us

The Monroe County Medical Center's Nutrition Services Department provides meals for patients, employees, and visitors seven days a week. We also provide a number of other services including Nutrition and Diabetes Education.
Hours of Operation

Steam Table Service Availability:

  • Breakfast: 6:30 am to 10:30 am
  • Lunch: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Dinner: 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
  • ** Not available for Lunch or Dinner on Saturdays **

Grill Service Availability:

  • 6:30 am to 7:00 pm – Daily

Dietician Availability:

Our Dietician is available Monday through Friday from 8 am until 4 pm or by appointment.
* All Times subject to change
Contact Information

To hear the Daily Menu call:

(270) 487-2007

To place a pickup order call:

(270) 487-9231 ext 1195

For all other questions or to set up an appointment with our Registered Dietician please call:

(270) 487-9231 ext 1191
Nutrition Education
Our patient diet education is available through physician referral or at the patient's request. Please call 270-487-9231, ext. 1191 to schedule a consultation. There is no fee for this service. Nutrition education is available for the following issues:
  • Prevention of Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Loss
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Prevention of Osteoporosis
  • Food Allergy or Intolerance
Diabetes Education

Monthly Diabetes Education and Support Group

Classes are designed to educate and promote appropriate self care. The free classes are taught by professionals including nurses, a certified diabetes educator, a dietitian, a pharmacist, and a physical therapist. The classes are presented on the first Wednesday of every month (except July and August) from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the hospital conference room. For more information, call 270-487-9231, ext 1191.

Individual Diabetes Education

Patients can schedule appointments to discuss individual self care and meal planning. For an appointment, call 270-487-9231, ext 1191.