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UK Healthcare again earns top state, region ratings

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/UK Public Affairs) – For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital at UK HealthCare has been named the No....

UK HealthCare has critically low blood supply

UK HealthCare's blood supply is critically low. 

Doctors prepare for “Trauma Season”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-- During the coronavirus pandemic for the last almost three months, much of the focus for medical professionals has been on Covid-19...

Lexington hospitals to loosen visitation restrictions Monday

While each hospital’s restrictions in the updated policy may vary, they will all require screening at all entrances, and for anyone who enters the building to wear a mask and practice good hand hygiene.

Coronavirus survivors sought for blood plasma treatment

The University of Kentucky Healthcare is seeking people who have recovered from the coronavirus for a possible blood plasma therapy treatment.

Kentucky Children’s Hospital to only allow 1 parent inside

Kentucky Children's Hospital says only one parent or guardian per patient will be allowed inside until the coronavirus outbreak decreases.

UK OBGYN says pregnant women shouldn’t fear giving birth during coronavirus outbreak

A Lexington OBGYN says expecting mothers shouldn't fear giving birth during the coronavirus outbreak. 

UK HealthCare implements no visitation policy, with exceptions

UK HealthCare is implementing a no visitation policy beginning midnight tonight in its hospitals and clinics until the threat of COVID-19 transmission has decreased significantly. 

UK Health, Baptist impose more visitor limits

Restrictions designed to try to contain spread of coronavirus.

UK Healthcare officials: There will be enough coronavirus tests available

Doctors at UK Healthcare say there will be enough coronavirus tests available to test everyone who needs to be tested.

UK Healthcare restricts visitors during flu season

Some visitors might be turned away from UK Hospital if they don't meet temporary flu restrictions.

State hospitals to fund Community Paramedicine program

The mayor's office says the program enables firefighters to provide better care to patients who call 9-1-1 frequently.

UPDATE: UK Healthcare no longer diverting patients

On Thursday, UK Healthcare announced the hospitals were off divert status.

Computer issue forces UK Healthcare to divert patients again

This is the second time this week some patients arriving by ambulance had to be sent to other hospitals.

RMHC, Kentucky Blood Center to hold blood drive

The Kentucky Blood Center mobile unit will setup at Ronald McDonald House Charities in Lexington on September 16 from 3-7 p.m. 

UK HealthCare, Lexington Clinic finalize agreement for cancer care

UK HealthCare and Lexington Clinic have finalized an agreement that they say will enhance and expand outpatient cancer care throughout Central Kentucky.

ABC 36 Exclusive: private health information leaked from UK HealthCare

When you go to the hospital, you probably just want to get better. You're likely not thinking the private information you're giving doctors may slip out. Recently, some of that information made its way out of UK Hospital to someone who never should have seen it.

UK expands program to treat new moms for addiction

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The University of Kentucky is expanding a program to treat female addicts who have recently given birth. A statement from the...

University of Kentucky hires new health affairs executive

UK President Eli Capilouto says Dr. Mark F. Newman will fill the job as the university's executive vice president for health affairs. He begins his UK job in October.

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Paul files measure to pay for part of relief spending

Measure would freeze discretionary spending for three years.

Postal service takes COVID financial beating, denies slowing mail

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $2.2 billion in the three months that ended in June as the beleaguered agency...
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