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State expands vaccine eligibility; eviction fund update, jobless centers coming

Medicaid and Medicare nursing homes ease visiting rules Monday.

Senior Sleigh brightening up Kentucky nursing homes

Believe it or not Christmas is about a week away and while many of you might still be buying presents, some seniors across Central Kentucky got theirs early.

Holiday restrictions for long-term care facilities

Since the pandemic began, nursing homes have emerged as some of the hardest-hit facilities. According to state data, the number of infections among people who live and work in Kentucky nursing homes has nearly quadrupled since mid-August. And, with the virus surging, the state is further restricting long-term care facilities which will impact the people who live there and those who love and miss them, just in time for the holidays. 

Nursing home visits begin today with restrictions

Signatures sets rules for its centers that will be able to have i-person visits.

Health department district warns of coronavirus clusters with several links

Connections spread out over several areas, including a restaurant.

One Lexington nursing home is raising spirits, not coronavirus case numbers

Sayre Christian Village in Lexington so far, hasn't had any positive coronavirus cases, but it's trying to boost positivity in its community.

WATCH: State health director gets emotional on nursing home issue

As the news stories spiral across the country about the coronavirus pandemic racing through nursing homes like a tragic fire, Kentucky officials are having to deal with their own crises.

Lexington church hosts donation drive for nursing homes

Crossroads Church in Lexington hosted a donation drive Saturday morning for nursing homes in the city.

Care packages, pictures improve communication with shut-ins, elderly: Experts

As the coronavirus epidemic moves into its second month, isolation and social distancing are straining more and more families as they are separated from loved ones.

Coronavirus causing nursing homes to restrict visitors

The Governor announced on Tuesday he is restricting visitation at state run nursing homes and long term care facilities.

Beshear orders national background checks for nursing homes

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered nursing homes and other health care providers to run national background checks on all new employees or risk losing their license to operate in the state.

Nursing homes take battle public

Northern Kentucky's two largest nursing home operators are taking their battle public by purchasing time on local airwaves and running full-page ads.

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