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Drive-in Easter service expands social distancing, cars 6 feet apart

David's Fork Baptist Church has hosted drive-in services for weeks, but now they added that all cars must be six feet apart.

Governor talks stimulus, budget, reducing restrictions

Beshear hopes Congress will quickly act on a second round of stimulus that meets the needs of small business and just as importantly, gives assistance to state and local governments.

Kentucky receiving federal money to cover new election costs

Kentucky is receiving approximately $6 million in federal stimulus money to help cover increased election costs due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Crank and Boom introduces “Virginia S’moore” to raise money for restaurant workers

Crank and Boom releases “Virginia S’moore” ice cream named after the governor’s ASL interpreter who appears with Governor Andy Beshear during his daily briefings.

5 new deaths, 38 cases; new lab partnership to allow 2,000 tests a day

During his daily coronavirus update on Sunday, Beshear said there are five new deaths and 38 new cases, including two from Fayette County.

North Lime Donuts makes “Andy” doughnut to praise governor

North lime Donuts has crafted a new sweet treat dedicated to Governor Andy Beshear.

92 new cases; 3 deaths; Companies called on for protective gear

Beshear announced 92 new cases and three new deaths during his coronavirus update on Saturday.

Beshear: Coronavirus survivors to be called on if plasma program works

Beshear is considering asking more coronavirus survivors to donate plasma if a program spearheaded by Baptist Health Lexington works.

KY National Guard to collect protective equipment donations for health care workers

The KY National Guard will start protective equipment for healthcare workers. Call 502-607-6844 to donate.

FCPS extends closure of all schools to May 1 due to COVID-19

Fayette County Public Schools extends its closure of all schools and offices through at least May 1 due to the coronavirus outbreak. 

Coronavirus outbreak leads to abortion debate, opponents call for clinics to close

AG Daniel Cameron on Friday said abortion clinics should close due to an executive order from Governor Beshear calling for elective procedures to end.

Optometry office still trying to help, despite not being on Beshear’s “life-sustaining” list

Simpson Optical in Lexington, like other optometry offices, is not on the governor's list of life-sustaining businesses.

Closings due to Coronavirus impacting small businesses

After Governor Andy Beshear closed all non-essential retail Monday, small businesses are concerned about their future.

Ky. governor talks all things coronavirus; medical to mental to money

ABC 36's Veronica Jean Seltzer and Monica Harkins sit down with Governor Andy Beshear one-on-one to talk about the virus.

CORONAVIRUS: Ninth case may be from Rowan, prison visitation halted, churches urged to cancel services

Governor Andy Beshear announced Tuesday evening Kentucky's total number of coronavirus cases has grown to eight. 

Coronavirus causing nursing homes to restrict visitors

The Governor announced on Tuesday he is restricting visitation at state run nursing homes and long term care facilities.

Gov. Beshear: 3 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Kentucky, total is now 4

Governor Andy Beshear says there are now four people in Kentucky who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Coronavirus state of emergency in Lexington

Shortly after Governor Andy Beshear announced the state's first confirmed coronavirus case in Lexington and declared a state of emergency, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton did the same. 

Governor calls on employers to offer paid sick leave

Governor Andy Beshear on Thursday called on employers to offer paid sick leave if they don't already in the midst of a bad flu season and the threat of the coronavirus.

Beshear touts guaranteed coverage for preexisting conditions

Gov. Andy Beshear is trying to jump-start a stalled health care bill that would prevent health insurers from denying coverage due to preexisting medical conditions.

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