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Hospitals: Fed funds covering less than half $2.6 billion in losses

Losses especially critical for rural hospitals which are big economic engines.

Saint Joseph facilities earn high national marks

Magazine analyzes more than 4,500 facilities.

COVID numbers still high, positive test rate up

Positive test rate approaches the 5 percent level, hospital, ICU cases up.

4 area hospitals calling for donations

Hospitals seek donations of PPEs to offset shortages.

Blood Center extends hours, continues plea for donations

Appointments now needed to donate, longer hours meant to better accommodate donors.

Trump order seeks disclosure of hospital prices

Administration officials say President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures.

Baptist Health Lexington named in top 100 American hospitals review

Becker’s Hospital Review has named Baptist Health Lexington to the 2016 edition of its list of 100 Great Hospitals in America. The hospital is the only medical facility from Kentucky to make the list.

Kindred Healthcare selling long-term care hospitals

Kindred Healthcare announced it has signed an agreement to sell 12 long-term acute care hospitals to Curahealth LLC for $27.5 million.

Overdose reversal kits being supplied to more Ky. hospitals

A northern Kentucky hospital system on the front lines of treating heroin overdoses will be supplied with naloxone kits to send home with overdose patients. An emergency nurse manager says the overdose reversal kits will save lives.

Report: Ky. hospitals lose money under federal health law

Kentucky hospitals have cut their workforce by 10 percent since 2013 as they prepare for an estimated $7 billion in federal cuts by 2024 because of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

University of Kentucky cancels classes Friday

The University of Kentucky cancelled classes for Friday, March 6, 2015, due to the weather. UK HealthCare clinics and Hospitals will remain open.

Fayette County Sheriff activates Winter Care Program

The Office of Fayette County Sheriff activated its Winter Care Program Thursday. The office transports hospital and nursing home employees, delivers prescription medications, takes people to shelters and hands out winter coats, hats and gloves to those in need.

Should Hospital Workers Get Flu Shot?

Hospital workers are surrounded by dozens of cases of people with the flu every day, but some of the hospitals don’t require that their employees get a flu shot.

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Lexington protests peaceful, no sign of police

Our justice system failed us again. And that’s why we’re out here speaking our voices," David Miranda, a protester said.

Governor reacts to Louisville police protest shooting, tells protesters to go home

Governor Andy Beshear posted a video message Wednesday night on Twitter after two Louisville police officers were shot during protests the night a grand jury announced its findings in the Breonna Taylor criminal case.

UPDATE: missing Laurel County brothers found safe

14-year old Christian and 16-year old Chantz Collins have been gone since Tuesday.