WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. will share an additional 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines with the world in the coming six weeks as domestic demand for shots drops and global disparities in distribution have grown more evident.
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, meat cases across the United States looked empty as nervous Americans stockpiled supplies for an unknown future. Most of the supply shortages were due to panic buying, but it revealed some design flaws in the system.
Kentucky adults were divided in late winter when asked whether coronavirus vaccines should be required for employment or attending in-person school, according to a recent poll.
Baptist Health Corbin and FEMA have partnered and are offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, May 15 at 1 p.m. until 1:30 onsite at the Corbin High School baseball park.
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's coronavirus-related capacity restrictions, as well as the state’s mask mandate, will largely end on June 11, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Friday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – COVID-19 vaccination sites in Kentucky began administering the Pfizer vaccine to those who are 12 to 15 years old on Thursday, following federal regulatory approval.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear said Kentucky's mask mandate will be updated to reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance that relaxes indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most venues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday moved to ease indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said he will be lifting another COVID-19 restriction, and may soon do more, as the FDA approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 to 15 years of age on Monday night.
Mobile vaccination centers will be set up in the Tri-County this week. The mobile units are open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and no appointment is necessary.
HENDERSON — University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service offices are partnering with local, state and federal agencies to serve as host sites for COVID-19 vaccine clinics.
SOMERSET, Ky. - Though it was actually the monthly Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at The Center for Rural Development, one might be excused for feeling like they were in the congregation of a charismatic church on Tuesday during Sen. Rand Paul's address.
FRANKFORT — On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that on May 28, all events and businesses with 1,000 or fewer people present can increase to 75% capacity.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – More evidence was revealed Wednesday that Kentucky is at another plateau in the COVID-19 pandemic as deaths and the state’s positivity both rose from Tuesday, while hospitalizations and the number of new cases fell.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Four major indicators of COVID-19 activity: new cases, deaths reported from local health departments, the state’s positivity rate, and hospitalizations, all rose on Tuesday, according to figures released by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
HENDERSON, Ky. - University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service offices are partnering with local, state and federal agencies to serve as host sites for Covid-19 vaccine clinics.
CORBIN – First Care Urgent Care is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine at its Corbin location, as well as its other 12 Kentucky locations. Appointments are recommended and can be booked online or over the phone. Appointments are currently available Monday-Friday 9 am to 7 pm and Saturday-Sunda…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Among the terms you have heard during the COVID-19 pandemic is Kentucky’s positivity rate. Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday explained why that figure is important.
In a society that gives out trophies for participation, it's only natural that the U.S. is celebrating that about a third of its population is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and 43% have received at least one dose of a vaccine. But hold those trophies, public health officials might…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – New cases of COVID-19 fell on Sunday in Kentucky, as did the number of death and hospitalizations, while the positivity rate rose.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky saw a large drop in deaths due to COVID-19 on Friday as only four were reported to state public health officials, compared to 12 on Thursday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky needs to accelerate its COVID-19 vaccination pace, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday as he reported nearly 800 new coronavirus cases statewide.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – While the number of new cases of COVID-19 as well as Kentucky’s positivity rate declined on Saturday, the number of deaths rose, and Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration stepped up the effort to have more young people get vaccinated.
Coronavirus vaccines protect residents and staff in skilled nursing facilities against more contagious variants of the virus, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of an outbreak of a more contagious variant in a Kentucky nursing home.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The number of new COVID-19 cases on Kentucky fell on Sunday, as did deaths, hospitalizations, and the state’s positivity rate.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While Gov. Andy Beshear continues to urge Kentuckians to get vaccinated for COVID-19, he also says don’t dismiss the idea of being tested after you have been fully vaccinated.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear encouraged all Kentuckians 16 and older to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, as the number of new cases saw a significant jump on Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky has now seen a four-day decline in the number of new cases of COVID-19, the positivity rate eased incrementally, while the number of deaths rose by one.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The number of new cases and deaths due to COVID-19 fell in Kentucky on Sunday, while the positivity rate rose.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has agreed to take up the Democratic governor's challenge of Republican-backed laws aimed at limiting his authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.The GOP-dominated legislature passed the measures this year over Gov. Andy Beshear's vetoes. …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported more than 700 new coronavirus cases and 15 additional virus-related deaths on Friday, along with a slightly higher rate of positive cases.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear said that looking at some of the trends, a fourth wave of COVID-19 in Kentucky is possible, similar to what is being experienced in some other states.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Federal stimulus money has helped Kentucky’s General Fund receipts remain well above projections as the state heads into the last quarter of its fiscal year, which ends June 30.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear warned that Kentucky may be in another plateau when it comes to COVID-19 cases after weeks of declines, and that the dominant variant of the coronavirus is targeting the younger population.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that when 2.5 million Kentuckians have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the state will remove most capacity restrictions.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday the benchmark at which most restrictions will be lifted at restaurants, bars and event venues in Kentucky.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – The number of new cases of COVID-19 fell on Sunday as did the number of deaths, while Kentucky’s positivity rate continued to rise.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While the number of new COVID-19 cases rose in Kentucky on Friday, the number of deaths and the state’s positivity rate both declined.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Secretary Larry Roberts announced Tuesday in-person unemployment insurance services will open April 15 at 13 regional Kentucky Career Centers located across the state.KCC staff will be available for in-person assistance but only by appointmen…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – There was an increase of new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Tuesday, which was to be expected due to the drop that took place over Easter weekend.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky ended a 12-week streak period of steady declines in new cases of COVID-19 last week, and the eligibility list for the vaccines has expanded, Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Monday.
This Week's Circulars
Kathleen A. Zanio, age 77, of Gray, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Born in Kenosha, WI, daughter of the late Walter R. Zanio and Alice Gregorski Zanio, Kathy attended St. Casimir Elementary School and St. Joseph High School in Keno…
Mr. William Keith Lee, 88, of Heidrick, passed away Thursday afternoon, May 6, 2021 at his home. He was the son of the late Shelby and Elizabeth Gampher Lee born on April 27, 1933 in Knox County. Keith was a retired electrician from CSX Railroad and former custodian with the Knox County Midd…
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- Mother finds racist drawing in son's backpack; School takes action to address it
- Walker's two-run double highlights Corbin's comeback win over Middlesboro
- Corbin Middle School baseball team captures Conference championship
- Woman dies in Sunday crash on KY 11 in Knox County
- Osborne silences Harlan's bats, Whitley picks up 15-0 win
- Program allows low-income Americans broadband access aid
- Gov. Beshear and Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Goodman: $530,000 in Grants to 19 Counties