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A third of Kentucky students haven’t had Hepatitis A vaccine

Kentucky experienced a Hepatitis A outbreak in 2017, prompting the mandated vaccination.

Kentucky students lose appeal in chickenpox vaccination case

More than two dozen Catholic school students and their parents have lost an initial appeal in challenging a Kentucky health department's efforts to control a chickenpox outbreak.

Kentucky governor says he exposed his children to chickenpox

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he deliberately exposed his children to chickenpox so they would catch the highly contagious disease and become immune.

Measles case confirmed in Kentucky county

The Barren River District Health Department says the child, who was not vaccinated, recently traveled out of the country to an area where measles is prevalent.

Department for Public Health investigates vaccination-associated infections

The Department for Public Health says it is investigating multiple infections associated with vaccinations given by Location Vaccination at various businesses in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

Food service employee at UK Hospital diagnosed with hepatitis A

A food service employee at the hospital cafeteria in Pavilion A in the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A.

Getting newly required school vaccinations might be easier than you think

As you're trying to squeeze in those last summer moments, maybe you're also thinking about squeezing in shots before your kids go back to school.

Carter County fast food worker diagnosed with hepatitis A

An employee at a Carter County McDonald's is diagnosed with hepatitis A.
Fayette County Public Schools

FCPS encourages students to visit doctor soon

Fayette County Public Schools are encouraging families to bring their students to the doctor soon because of new immunization requirements. 
Pets, Dog, Cat, Animals

Health Dept. to hold rabies vaccination clinic Thursday evening

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Valley Park, 2077 Cambridge Drive. Vaccinations will cost just $3.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic-Lexington-Fayette Co. Health Dept.

Barrett Shoeck and Tim Brown bring "Atlas" to the studio, as they tell Eric Burke about the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department's upcoming rabies vaccination clinic, happening Thursday, May 4th.

Adoption & Vaccination Event – Woodstock Animal Foundation

Anita Spreitzer and Matt Regan drop by the studio with Buster and Layla, a cat and dog (respectively,) looking for their forever homes, and tell Meteorologist Eric Burke about some upcoming adoption and vaccination events.

“Three for Free” drive-thru flu clinic to be held Tuesday

The Franklin Co. Health Department will be holding their annual "Three for Free" drive-thru flu vaccination clinic from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Lexington Fayette County Health Dept.-Flu Shot Clinic 10-18

Flu season is upon us, and getting vaccinated is your best defense. Kevin Hall and Jill Keys tell Matt Groves about how viewers can get vaccinated for free at a clinic being held on Thursday, October 20.

State health officials: Get flu vaccine now to protect against illness

With influenza (flu) activity increasing across the country, Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) officials are encouraging residents to get vaccinated against the flu if they haven’t already received a flu shot or other type of flu vaccination.
UK Markey Cancer Center LOW-RES

Top Cancer Centers urge public to vaccinate their children

UK Markey Cancer Center announced their endorsement on January 27, with a joint statement that young adults and physicians need to act.
Whooping Cough

Whooping cough vaccinations urged after recent outbreak

Health officials in western Kentucky are encouraging people to get vaccinated for whooping cough, despite the area not being part of a statewide surge in reported cases.
Whooping Cough

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.
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Health officials report outbreak of whooping cough

An outbreak of whooping cough has health officials in northern Kentucky urging people to get vaccinated against the disease.

Health officials: Get vaccinated during National Influenza Vaccination Week

State public health officials are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week to reduce the spread of illness this holiday season.

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