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Beshear: Will have college football, not sure about crowds

States will agree on handling large crowd events

Protest organizers require masks and social distancing at Morehead protest

A candlelight vigil Saturday night in Morehead supported "people of color victimized by police brutality and systemic racism".

Governor announces ten new rules for businesses preparing to reopen

During his Tuesday update on the coronavirus, Governor Andy Beshear shared ten guidelines to help businesses safely reopen when the time comes. 

UPDATE: COVID-19 outbreak at nursing home in Jackson County

The health department says 40 of the 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Jackson County are from the Signature Healthcare at Jackson Manor Rehab & Wellness Center in Annville.

Dealing with coronavirus anxiety

Because of the coronavirus, the new 'normal' is abnormal to most of us. 

CORONAVIRUS: Ninth case may be from Rowan, prison visitation halted, churches urged to cancel services

Governor Andy Beshear announced Tuesday evening Kentucky's total number of coronavirus cases has grown to eight. 

CORONAVIRUS: Governor confirms Monday evening state now has six cases

Monday evening Governor Andy Beshear confirmed the state's count of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to six. 

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.

Hepatitis A outbreak over in northern Kentucky

Health officials in northern Kentucky have declared the hepatitis A outbreak over in the region.

Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak

More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country's health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contain the disease.

Salmonella outbreak in KY linked to pre-cut melon

The Department for Public Health has announced that 16 Kentuckians have tested positive with a strain of Salmonella that has been linked to pre-cut melon including cantaloupe, watermelon and honeydew.

Mozambique cholera cases jump to 139 a day after outbreak

Officials in Mozambique say the number of cholera cases among survivors of a devastating cyclone has jumped to 139.

Measure seeks review of state response to hepatitis outbreak

Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a proposal that calls for a review of the state's response to a hepatitis A outbreak that became one of the country's largest.

Statewide hepatitis A outbreak continues, more deaths reported

The state continues its push for people to get the hepatitis A vaccine as soon as possible to avoid getting the virus and spreading the disease.

Whitley County Health Department releases list of restaurants with cases of hepatitis A

The Whitley County Health Department has released the names of the restaurants that have had a food worker diagnosed with hepatitis A.

Statewide hepatitis A statistics for Kentucky

Since the hepatitis A outbreak began in Kentucky a year ago, there have been 2,050 confirmed cases, according to the state.

Madison County declares hepatitis A outbreak

The Madison County Health Department has declared a hepatitis A outbreak as the number of cases in the county increase.

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.

Officials: Lexington had 13 cases of hepatitis A in September

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington-Fayette County Health Department officials say in September, Lexington had 13 confirmed cases in the statewide outbreak. They say this is...

Hepatitis A case reported at recovery center in Lexington

The health department reports a patient at the Hope Center’s Privett Recovery Center tested positive for hepatitis A last week.

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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

The ad features criticisms from newspapers of McConnell's opponent during the June Primary.

New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.