Governor mandates mask wearing effective at 5 p.m. today (Friday)

Governor mandates mask wearing effective at 5 p.m. today (Friday)

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In an effort to get ahead of the rising number of cases of coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear issued a statewide mask requirement Thursday that will be in place for at least 30 days. “It’s no longer voluntary, it’s mandatory,” Beshear said. “I’d hoped that we’d all be…Continue Reading

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Beshear moves up business re-opening schedule

Beshear moves up business re-opening schedule

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Gov. Andy Beshear moved up the date for Kentucky to…Continue Reading

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Kentucky begins soft opening of businesses

Kentucky begins soft opening of businesses

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. As Kentucky takes small steps toward reopening businesses, starting gingerly…Continue Reading

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Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Projections of covid-19’s impact on Kentucky continue to bounce around,…Continue Reading

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Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Kentucky is doing better than most states at limiting spread…Continue Reading

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United Way of SOKY launches crises fund

United Way of SOKY launches crises fund

United Way of Southern Kentucky announced today that it has established a COVID-19 Community Response and Crisis Recovery Fund to support those affected by COVID-19 throughout the 10-county region. This fund will help the most vulnerable populations receive critical financial and social service support during this global crisis. Through partnership with local nonprofits, the goal of this fund is to relieve hardship for vulnerable…Continue Reading

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BGMU says keep trash, wipes out of toilets

BGMU says keep trash, wipes out of toilets

Bowling Green Municipal Utilities understands the importance of keeping surfaces disinfected and loved ones clean during this national pandemic. While our goal is to educate the public on keeping trash out of the wastewater system year-round, we are imploring our community to help with the disposal of disinfecting wipes, personal care wipes, paper towels and…Continue Reading

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