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Governor Beshear warns of overwhelming hospitals, continued surge

This case count is the second highest ever, falling only behind Saturday.

State unveils first draft of COVID vaccine plan when becomes available

First phase will help ensure those most at risk - certain health care workers and first responders - have access to the vaccination

Lexington’s natural areas reopening

Lexington is reopening Raven Run and McConnell Springs, which have been closed to the public since March 27 because of COVID-19.

‘You are a miracle’: Home care is new front in virus fight

Home health care is becoming a new front in in the national fight against the COVID-19 virus.

First responders worried about child care

Lexington's Fraternal Order of Police and Lexington Professional Firefighters are asking the governor to allow some centers to stay open for them, just as he's allowing for healthcare professionals.

Dealing with coronavirus anxiety

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

Kentucky testing handful of patients for coronavirus

Kentucky is testing a handful of patients for the coronavirus, but there are no confirmed cases in the state.

Deaths rise to 132 in China outbreak as foreigners leave

Authorities say the death toll in mainland China in an outbreak of a new virus has risen to 132, with a total of 5,974 cases reported.

Raccoons found in Frankfort test positive for distemper

The City of Frankfort released tips on how to protect your pets from getting distemper.

Berea Community Schools close due to illness

Sickness has forced Berea Community Schools to close Wednesday.

Horse euthanized, barn place in quarantine

A virus that's common among horses resulted in the euthanasia of a racehorse at Turfway Park in Kentucky and the quarantine of the barn where the horse was stabled.

Travel-related Zika infection confirmed in Fayette Co.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has confirmed a case of Zika Virus in Fayete County.

Virus affects ARH hospitals’ computers in 2 states

Federal authorities are investigating after a computer virus infected all electronic services of the Appalachian Regional Healthcare system in Kentucky and West Virginia.

Senate GOP leader McConnell blames Zika impasse on Clinton

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is blaming what he calls are "Clinton Democrats" for a Senate standoff that's blocked President Barack Obama's request for money to fight the Zika virus.

University offers website with information on Zika virus

University of Kentucky entomologists have created a website to provide information on the Zika virus, with mosquitoes starting to show up in the state.

With 6 cases, Kentucky officials promote Zika awareness

State officials say six people, including at least one pregnant woman, have been diagnosed with the Zika virus in Kentucky.

Health officials confirm first case of Zika in West Virginia

West Virginia health officials say the first case of the Zika virus has been reported in the state.

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.

State officials unveil campaign to encourage HPV vaccination

State officials have unveiled a new campaign to encourage parents to have their children vaccinated against human papilloma virus which can cause cancer.

Lexington Fayette County Health Department Continues Flu Shot Program Starting Thursday

The Lexington Fayette County Health Department is starting to offer flu shots again starting on Thursday, December 18, at their new clinic on Newtown Pike.

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More help or more charges? Discussion on manslaughter for overdose deaths.

As drug overdoses continue to increase during the pandemic, there's been talk about how to lower those numbers.

Firefighters battling house fire behind “The Cave” fire station in Lexington

Firefighters are battling a house fire in the 3400 block of Colonnade drive in Lexington off Man o' War near Bold Bidder Drive.

KSP investigating after man found dead in Herrington Lake

State police are investigating after a man was found dead in Herrington Lake in Garrard County.