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State gets $1.6 million to prepare for flu season

Funding part of federal response to coronavirus

Gen Z students preparing for COVID-19 in the future

We've learned information about COVID-19 from doctors and the CDC but what about GEN Z? The Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center wants to prepare them for the possibility of the virus continuing to hit the nation.

UK Midwife Nurse speaks out about pregnant women and COVID-19

A nurse-midwife is someone who provides care for women across the lifespan from adolescence to post-menopause.

Staying safe in severe weather vs social distancing

Social distancing has become a way of life over the past month. Keeping our distance and six feet from everyone else to help slow down the spread of the COVID-19, but how far should we take it? What happens when public safety and public health collide?

Lexington animal rescue struggling during coronavirus outbreak

Paws 4 the Cause says donations are down but adoptions are up, which may not be a good thing. 

Keeneland now cancels April racing session

Recommendation from the CDC prompts Keeneland to make difficult decision.

Lexington suspends senior citizen programs due to coronavirus

Beginning on Friday, Mayor Linda Gorton says the city will suspend programs for senior citizens.

Opioid maker to pay $1.6 billion to settle all lawsuits

Mallinckrodt says it is settling all the lawsuits against it as it files for bankruptcy protection.  

Health officials advise getting flu shot before holidays

Department Commissioner Dr. Angela Dearinger says the holiday season is a peak time for the flu.

Health officials are assessing explosion’s health impacts

It's been a little more than a month since a gas explosion in Lincoln County.

Pet Supplies Plus recalls pig ear treats over salmonella risk

Pets Supplies Plus has four store locations in Kentucky.

Statewide hepatitis A statistics for Kentucky

Since the hepatitis A outbreak began in Kentucky a year ago, there have been 2,050 confirmed cases, according to the state.

Kentucky among 29 states in salmonella outbreak

Kentucky is one of the 29 states hit by a strain of drug-resistant salmonella, according to the CDC.

Kentucky ranks high among states with binge drinkers

In the report, binge drinking is defined as drinking five or more beverages for men and four or more for women, in two hours.

What does a potential government shutdown mean for you?

After interviewing a variety of officials from different government agencies today, the consensus is that the average person will not feel too much of an impact from this potential shutdown, at least in the short term.

Ky. Dept. for Public Health: “Unite to End TB” on World TB Day

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH,) is reminding Kentuckians that March 24 is World TB Day.

CDC: Heroin Overdoses Soar

The opioid epidemic continues to worsen in the U.S., with more people dying from heroin overdoses than firearm homicides, melanoma or HIV-related causes, according to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CDC: Re-test shows Lexington baby does not have Zika virus

An infant in Lexington, suspected of having been infected with the Zika virus, has not tested negative.

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