FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has more than 400 COVID-19 vaccination sites after adding 119 new sites this week, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday.
CORBIN – Baptist Health has reached a major milestone -- administering more than 100,000 COVID-19 doses (and counting) to patients in Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Baptist Health Corbin is responsible for giving 15,725 of those shots.
CORBIN – Baptist Health Corbin has opened its COVID-19 vaccination schedule to area residents age 60 and older. People in this age category can now schedule an appointment through ScheduleYourVaccine.com as slots become available.
Almost one year after state leaders announced school closures due to the novel coronavirus, students in the Knox County Public Schools will soon return to the classroom for five days a week instruction.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Sunday saw another drop in new COVID-19 cases, deaths, and the positivity rate, according to figures released by Gov. Andy Beshear’s office.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. airline industry is pledging to expand the practice of asking passengers on flights to the United States for information that public health officials could use for contact tracing during the pandemic.
ERLANGER, Ky. (KT) – While U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers quite often deal with fake jewelry and other designer goods, they also uncover shipments of fake medical supplies related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Thursday that more vaccination centers will be opening shortly and that visitations at some long-term care facilities can resume.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear said on Wednesday that Kentucky continues to hold its progress against COVID-19, but it is too early to relax precautions. He also visited one of the winter storm-ravaged areas of the state.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While new cases and deaths attributable to COVID-19 both rose on Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear says the numbers are still trending lower. He also announced an increase in vaccine is coming.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's rate of positive COVID-19 cases fell again Friday and it appeared the state would have a fifth straight week of decline in the number of cases, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday pointed to more good trends in the COVID-19 pandemic in Kentucky, while deaths remain high due to the post-holiday surge in cases.
Laurel County Health Department reported a death related to COVID-19 on Friday, as the Tri-County has some of the highest incidence rates in the state as of Monday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Another big drop in new cases of COVID-19, deaths, and the state’s positivity rate, was the highlight of Sunday’s daily numbers from Kentucky public health officials.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Kentucky faith leaders took their turn at receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday morning at the Capitol Rotunda.A similar group received vaccinations one day last week but the snow forced postponement until Thursday.It was an important group to be vaccinated since m…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate since Dec. 28, and reminded Kentuckians to keep gatherings small and safe this Super Bowl weekend.“No matter who you’re rooting for on Sunday, let’s make sure we hold on to our progress against t…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear won a partial first-round victory on Wednesday in his lawsuit to have three bills passed by the General Assembly over his veto declared unconstitutional.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A new Kentucky law limiting the governor's power to combat COVID-19 threatens to immediately undo many of his orders to slow the spread of the virus, his attorney told a judge Wednesday.
State Transportation Secretary Jim Gray manages a $2.2 billion budget and has been president of an international construction firm, two-term mayor of Lexington and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, but he says none of those responsibilities has been more important than his new one: get…
On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear and other state officials updated Kentuckians on the state’s vaccine rollout and announced the state’s third straight week of declining cases and its fourth day in a row with a positivity rate below 9%.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- Daily figures on COVID-19 all saw decreases on Sunday, including new cases, deaths, the number of Kentuckians hospitalized, and the state’s positivity rate.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear announced up to $38 million is available to local governments to help Kentuckians with overdue utility bills in their jurisdiction. Each unit of local government may request up to $200,000 for assistance in their communities.
FRANKFORT — Gov. Andy Beshear announced the state, in partnership with Kroger Health, will open its first regional vaccination site at the Kentucky Horse Park in Fayette County next week. Three additional regional sites are opening through partners Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville and W…
The pandemic in Kentucky remained on a slight downward trend Sunday, with declines in the new-case average and other metrics, including the percentage of Kentuckians testing positive for the coronavirus in the past seven days. However, the trend in deaths from Covid-19 continued to rise, mak…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance announced they have started paying extended Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear says he is asking the federal government to double the amount of COVID-19 vaccine sent to Kentucky since the state has the capacity to vaccinate that many or more.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) - University of Louisville medical, nursing and public health students and faculty have joined to assist in mass vaccinations against COVID-19 at the ongoing Broadbent Arena drive-thru event on the grounds of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) -- There was a sharp drop in new cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky on Sunday, but the number of deaths rose, as did the state’s positivity rate.
FRANKFORT — Four Kentucky teachers addressed the Kentucky Senate Education Committee on Jan. 7 regarding the impact of remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear pushed back Friday against bills to limit his emergency authority to combat COVID-19, saying one measure tying state policy to federal guidelines could backfire by resulting in shutdowns.
FRANKFORT — On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the third-highest ever report of new COVID-19 cases, surpassed only by the Jan. 7 and Jan. 6 reports.
ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. topped 4,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time, breaking a record set just one day earlier, with several Sun Belt states driving the surge.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Gov. Andy Beshear announced a high number of COVID-19 related deaths, along with a daily record number of new cases on Wednesday.
The Covid-19 vaccines being distributed in the U.S. require two doses to achieve the effectiveness level of 95 percent recorded in clinical trials.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another increase in Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate, the number of new cases, and deaths, were reported by Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted overwhelmingly Monday to increase COVID-19 relief checks to $2,000, meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for bigger payments and sending the bill to the GOP-controlled Senate, where the outcome is uncertain.
Gov. Andy Beshear and Dr. Steven Stack, commissioner of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, said the next priority group (Phase 1b) for vaccination will be Kentuckians who are at least 70 years old, as well as first responders and educators.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – Secretary of State Michael Adams, Auditor Mike Harmon, Supreme Court Deputy Chief Justice Lisabeth T. Hughes and Justice Samuel T. Wright III received the vaccination against COVID-19 on Monday in the Capitol Rotunda helping to ensure the continuity of state government and d…
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package, ending days of drama over his refusal to accept the bipartisan deal that will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and avert a federal government shutdown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Running out of time and excuses, Congress took up a $900 billion pandemic relief package Monday night that would finally deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that during the day, several long-term care facilities in the commonwealth began administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of Washington gridlock, Congress is set to act on a $900 billion pandemic relief package, finally delivering long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths.
CORBIN — Baptist Health Corbin administered its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday morning. The first group of employees to receive doses of a vaccine included members of the housekeeping staff, physicians, nurses, the chief medical officer, chief nursing officer, president and…
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He is survived by his brother Michael L. Cooper of Louisville, uncle-in-law Paul Frey of Indianapolis, uncle Donald B. Shelton of Lexington, and uncle and aunt, Tom and Sharon Shelton, of Williamsburg. No service.
Mae Alsip, age 88, of Corbin, passed away on Saturday February 6, 2021 at the Heritage in Corbin. She was born in Whitley County, KY a daughter of the late Bird and Lula Rogers Bunch. Mae loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and she was a member of the Whipporwwill Pentecostal Chu…
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