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Travelers warned about dangers of Zika virus

Kentuckians traveling to areas of the world affected by the Zika virus disease, an infectious illness circulating in various countries, should take steps to protect themselves and their families from this and other vector-borne diseases, the Kentucky Department for Public Health advises.

Whooping cough cases on the rise in Kentucky

Kentucky experienced a rise in reported cases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, at the end of 2015, with public health officials reporting 87 cases of the illness between August and December.

Kentucky center to receive $3.7M to fight drug overdoses

The federal government is giving Kentucky $3.7 million over the next four years to fight prescription drug overdoses.

Flu activity on the rise in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Public Health is recommending people take time to get a flu shot as increased influenza activity is reported in the state.

Statewide Input Sought On Health Assessment Survey

The Kentucky Department for Public Health wants input from Kentuckians for the state health improvement plan.

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KSP is investigating a deadly house fire in Robertson County

State Police says one person is dead following a house fire.

LPD: Woman sent to hospital after car flips

Police tell ABC 36 they suspect the woman was driving under the influence when she hit two parked cars and flipped her own car.
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‘Stuff the Bus’ donation drive gives school supplies to families in need

The Salvation Army is hosting it's 'Stuff the Bus' school donation drive this weekend, helping families in need. 
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UK students move in with safety measures in place

It was the first move-in day for incoming students and it was one like never before with several COVID-19 safety measures in place.