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Doctors prepare for “Trauma Season”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-- During the coronavirus pandemic for the last almost three months, much of the focus for medical professionals has been on Covid-19...

YMCA to reopen some facilities June 1

the YMCA of Central Kentucky said Tuesday it plans to reopen a number of its locations on June 1, 2020.

Volunteers using talents to provide personal protective equipment

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Work converting Nutter Field House on the University of Kentucky campus into a 400-bed field hospital continues. It's being done...

Lexington’s fifth flu-related death this season

Lexington Fayette County Health Department is reporting its fifth flu-related death of the season. 

University of Kentucky prepares for the coronavirus

The coronavirus has reached a scary, new first in the United States.

Health officials say vaping illness linked to illegal liquids

According to health officials, a thickening agent is tied to the U.S. vaping illness outbreak.

Health department offering free overdose-reversing kits

The health department is hosting a free community training on overdose-reversing medication.

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

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...

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.

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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Tuesday night high school hoops (1/26/21)

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - A few high school teams hitting the hardwood on Tuesday night around central KY. #4 North Laurel on the road...

Cats give big effort but fall at Alabama, 70-59

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UK Athletics) - Jaden Shackelford scored 21 points to help No. 9 Alabama beat Kentucky 70-59 on Tuesday night and complete its...

Man accused of driving drunk, hitting pedestrian in Lexington

Lexington Police say the man who was hit by the car suffered serious injuries.

Georgetown residents sign petition for City to fix dangerous Old Oxford Road conditions

GEORGETOWN, Ky. (ABC 36) -"It’s very worrisome for the safety of everybody and their children" said Samantha Messenger, a resident of Georgetown. Messenger is one...