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AVOL fighting another virus, encourages testing for HIV

Curbside HIV, Hep C testing now available

Police: Man with hepatitis C bites roommate intentionally

Police say a Franklin County man who has hepatitis C bit his roommate during a fight.

LFCHD: 1,000 participants in needle-exchange program in December

The health department says its needle-exchange program had 1,040 visitors and disposed of 40,000 used needles.

Study: Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs

A new study suggests doctors can safely transplant lungs or hearts from hepatitis C-positive donors without infecting the recipients.

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department celebrates 3 years of needle-exchange program

It has been three years since the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has opened their needle-exchange program.

University of Louisville opens new center to fight hepatitis C

The University of Louisville Hospital opened its Hep C Center on Wednesday to help

Kentucky leads the country in hepatitis C cases

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- According to the Kentucky Department of Public Health, more than 38 thousand Kentuckians are infected with hepatitis C. According to a recent...

Kenton County approves Covington needle exchange program

A needle exchange program in Covington has moved another step closer to reality.

Ashland seeks to start needle drive to combat Hepatitis C

The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is planning a needle-exchange program to prevent the further spread of Hepatitis C in the area.

Appalachia gripped by hepatitis C epidemic, bracing for HIV

Public health officials warn that rural Appalachia might be just a few dirty needles away from an HIV catastrophe, as the region is gripped by an epidemic of injection drug abuse and hepatitis C.

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Bridge replacement project begins April 19 in Knox County

Project will replace the Trace Branch Road bridge over Stinking Creek

UK, Purdue seeking calves lost to or injured by black vultures

Springer said the group is prioritizing animals that producers saw being attacked.

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