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Study: 1 in 7 children of Zika-infected moms have problems

Health officials released the conclusions Tuesday of the first long-term look at the children.

State officials discuss Zika threat, response measures at summit

Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles, representatives from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), renowned experts and response partners gathered in Lexington on Thursday for the 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit.

Health department uses new approach for mosquitoes

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is taking a new approach to mosquitoes this year.

Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugs

Officials have released bacteria-infected mosquitoes near Key West, testing a new way to kill the insects that carry Zika and other viruses.

KBC Begins Testing Donations for Zika Virus

On Monday, the Kentucky Blood Center began ZIKA virus testing on all blood and blood component donations.

Travel-related Zika infection confirmed in Fayette Co.

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

Kentucky Blood Center to test for Zika Virus

For many in Kentucky, Zika is not a big concern. Blood donor Brandon Warden says, "It doesn't really worry me much."

UPDATE: Campbell Co. Emergency Management confirms 2 Zika cases in N. KY

The Campbell Co. Office of Emergency Management has confirmed that there are 2 cases of Zika in Campbell Co.

Kentucky Blood Center dealing with Florida Zika concerns

Judy Dube was greeted by a sign at the Kentucky Blood Center, Tuesday morning letting her know if she'd traveled to a specific area of Florida in the past 28-days, she'd need to hold off on donating blood.

Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes

Florida's governor says the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland.

KBC: Zika cases in FLA affect KY donor eligibility

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Due to the possibility of a local outbreak of Zika virus in Miami, the FDA recommended on Thursday that Miami...

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.

Health Dept.: Take precautions against mosquito bites this holiday weekend and beyond

On Mosquito Control Awareness Week, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is reminding residents that the holiday weekend is the perfect time to look in and around your home for ways to control mosquitoes that can carry viruses.

Help Eliminate Mosquitoes – Fayette Co. Health Dept. 6-21

With the outbreak of the Zika virus, the importance of protecting yourself from mosquitoes is greater than ever. ABC 36's Doug High hears some tips from Luke Mathis, with the Fayette Co. Health Department.

Living with the Zika Virus

Your health - Living with the Zika Virus

UK Healthcare talks mosquito bite prevention and Zika virus

UK Healthcare leadership gathered Tuesday morning to talk about Zika in the U.S. and abroad but also to present helpful tips to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes.

UK colleagues look to inform & educate with Zika website

Dr. Grayson Brown walks into a work room from a laboratory with a glass box. Sitting it down on a table, he identifies the hundreds of mosquitoes inside as the type with could carry 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.

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department prepares for Zika

Health officials are pushing Congress for more money to fight Zika.

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Mowing operations scheduled for Central KY

Cycle 3 Operations will begin Monday, September 20, and continue through Monday, October 4 for the following counties:

Lane Construction to begin tomorrow on Mercer Rd.

Monday, Sept. 20 through Friday, Sept. 24 – 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day

UK Symphony Band performs Parent Day Concert

The UK Symphony Band was conducted by Professor George Boulden to perform songs like "The Star Spangled Banner" and "Dancing on Water".

‘Touch a Truck’ fundraiser held to celebrate 60 years of empowering children

Kids of all ages were welcome to explore 35 different vehicles including dump trucks, cranes, and more.