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Health officials are assessing explosion’s health impacts

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

‘Tobacco Free’ signs offered at no cost to Ky. schools

Schools in the Commonwealth are going tobacco free and health companies are helping out, offering metal signs at no cost to schools across the state.

Food safety regulations amended to improve safety and health

The Kentucky Department for Public Health says it is working to make the general public and business community aware of new changes to the state’s food code which will improve safety and health standards for food storage, preparation and serving

Kentucky encouraging families to make end of life decisions now

Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services is encouraging families to talk about end of life healthcare decisions earlier in a person's life. 

Kentucky health agency now without infectious diseases chief

As Kentucky struggles with the nation's worst hepatitis A outbreak

Kentucky health officials aim to eliminate new HIV cases

Health officials plan to announce a new, collaborative effort to eliminate new HIV infections in Kentucky.

Fort Campbell surveying health and readiness of soldiers

Fort Campbell is surveying soldiers, family members, Army civilians and military retirees about the health and readiness of their military community.

Report: Most Kentucky adults report participating in civic activities

Eight in 10 Kentucky adults are involved in civic activities of some kind, whether it's volunteer work or engaging in politics, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll report.

Officials offer safety, health tips after Kentucky flooding

Kentucky health officials share safety, health tips for residents
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KORT

KORT is Kentucky's premier provider of outpatient physical and occupational therapy specializing in orthopedics, sports and industrial medicine. Since 1987, KORT has provided clinical...
KentuckyOne Health

Pilot program to feed patients who need food assistance

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with God’s Pantry to fund a pilot program that will provide immediate food assistance for patients.
Salmonella Outbreak

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.

Anita Madden dead at 85

According to Ruth Ann Childers, of Baptist Health Lexington, well-known socialite Anita Madden has died at the age of 85.
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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

5.7 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness...
Tobacco Settlement Money

New Rule Protects Health and Safety in Public Housing

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ)- There's a new rule taking effect today that protects health and safety in public housing by providing a smoke-free environment for...
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Fayette Mall closes food court over reported illnesses

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) Fayette Mall is temporarily closing its food court after the Health Department received 150 reports of illness from people who ate...
Medicaid

Group to help with Kentucky’s Medicaid changes

A nonpartisan health foundation has partnered to help implement Kentucky's new work requirements for its Medicaid program.

College of Nursing faculty receives $1.7 million to improve health in rural Kentucky

The Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Sharon Lock, PhD, professor and assistant dean of Faculty Practice, and assistant professor Dianna Inman, both of the University of Kentucky College of Nursing, a $1.7 million award entitled, "Enhancing the Role of the Primary Care Registered Nurse in Rural Kentucky."
Baptist Health

Baptist Health Lexington receives top ‘A’ rating for hospital safety

Baptist Health Lexington has earned the top rating of “A” for hospital safety from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit healthcare ratings organization.

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