More Qualified Kentuckians For A Vaccine

More Qualified Kentuckians For A Vaccine In just under three months, more than 910,000 Kentuckians have gotten a COVID-19 vaccine.“It’s tremendous progress in a short time,” Public Health Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack said.Progress that is speeding up daily, and now expanding to more Kentuckians who have underlying conditions that could make a battle with…

Flood Clean Up Health Concerns

Flood Clean Up Health Concerns As people continue to clean up from the damage left behind by recent floodwaters health officials encourage people to take precautions to stay healthy and safe.Scott Lockard, Kentucky River District Public Health Director, says there are many steps to consider when protecting you and your family including paying attention…

Crossing KY School District Lines

Crossing KY School District Lines Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have advanced legislation to make it easier for students to cross district lines and let them tap into funding pools for school expenses.The measure looks to be gaining momentum in the closing days of the session. It cleared a House committee Thursday, sending it to…

Stimulus Payments Coming In Days

Stimulus Payments Coming In Days The White House says the $1,400 direct payments for most Americans funded by the American Rescue Plan will start showing up in bank accounts as early as this weekend.Press secretary Jen Psaki says the government will make the first direct deposits this weekend. She says payments will continue throughout…

Expanding Vaccine Coverage

Expanding Vaccine Coverage Dr. Stack says the lists are broken down as conditions that are at increased risk of severe COVID illness such as cancer, heart disease, and obesity and conditions that might cause severe illness.“We are now expanding the medical eligibility to include both of those lists. For example, type 2 diabetes is…

KY Open Records Law

KY Open Records Law Kentucky lawmakers have made changes to a bill denounced by many media outlets as an attempt to weaken the open records law.A Senate committee advanced the measure Wednesday.The panel loosened residency requirements needed to make records requests. Another change allows continued access to Kentucky records by out-of-state media organizations. But…