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18 coronavirus cases after building-wide tests at Winchester nursing home

A total of 18 people -- 13 residents and five staff members -- have tested positive for the coronavirus at Fountain Circle Nursing home in Winchester the home's parent company, Signature Healthcare.

Bluegrass Hospice Care continuing to care for patients while staying safe

Cheri Bentley is a registered hospice nurse in Frankfort. She visits patients in their homes and at longterm and assisted living facilities providing end of life care.

St. Joseph’s sets up fund to help patients, staff

St. Joseph's fund seeks donations to help patients, staff.

Legislation aimed at improving patient care passes unanimously through house

The Kentucky State House unanimously passed House Bill 64, which would make it easier for patients to access life-saving medication in emergency situations.

Baptist Health initiates program to supply patients with drug disposal bags

Effective February 11, patients at Baptist Health Lexington who are prescribed an opioid medication and are enrolled in the hospital’s Meds-to-Beds program are now receiving a drug disposal bag when they are discharged from the hospital.

Williamsburg pharmacist convicted of unlawful drug distribution

Officials with the Department of Justice say a Williamsburg pharmacist has been convicted on seven counts of unlawful distribution of controlled substances.

Pilot program to feed patients who need food assistance

KentuckyOne Health has teamed up with God’s Pantry to fund a pilot program that will provide immediate food assistance for patients.

ABC news team visits St. Jude Children’s Hospital

Some of our ABC news team got the chance to tour St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and learn more about its groundbreaking and life-saving research into childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Kentucky chiropractor makes deal to avoid felony charges

A Kentucky chiropractor originally charged with sexually abusing his patients has accepted a plea deal that could allow him to resume practicing within a year.

Kentucky blood donors to help storm-ravaged Texas

The Kentucky Blood Center is asking people to come forward and donate blood to support Texas patients who need transfusions.

Med students pair with patients to learn about Parkinson’s

To give medical students a chance to learn about Parkinson's disease outside the classroom, the University of Louisville and the Parkinson's Support Center of Kentuckiana are seeking patients interested in their "Buddy Program."

UK Police & Security Officers bring gifts to sick children

Patients at Kentucky Children's Hospital in Lexington had some surprise visitors on Friday, and they brought gifts.

Cancer patients head to Frankfort to speak with lawmakers

Cancer patients, survivors and caregivers from across Kentucky traveled to the State Capitol in Frankfort Thursday and met with lawmakers about the need to improve quality of life for cancer patients and others with serious illness, by establishing a state advisory council to support access to patient-centered and family-focused palliative care.

Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky helps people waiting for transplants

The non-profit Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky says its mission is, "To serve kidney disease patients and their families, increase awareness and early detection of chronic kidney disease (CKD), provide a network for collaboration among renal healthcare providers and promote organ donation."

Soldiers Visit Patients At Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

Patients at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital were visited by National Guard soldiers on Friday afternoon.

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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.

Colt by ‘Cupid’ tops Wednesday’s yearling sale at Keeneland

On Wednesday, Keeneland sold 238 yearlings for $4,664,900.