Internet Access Grants

Internet Access Grants Applications for $50 million in federal funds allocated for projects that expand internet access to unserved communities in Kentucky are now open, says Gov. Andy Beshear.Broadband providers should complete their applications and submit proposals by Oct. 25.Earlier this year, Beshear and Kentucky’s General Assembly agreed to allocate $300 million of the…

University Of KY Booster Shots Study

University Of KY Booster Shots Study The University of Kentucky has been selected as a site to study the effectiveness of coronavirus vaccine booster shots.The study will be looking to determine if and when boosters may be needed, especially in light of the virus’s continuing evolution.It will also look to see if different vaccines…

KY Public Schools Mask Mandate

KY Public Schools Mask Mandate The Kentucky Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to appove an emergency regulation requiring masks be worn in Kentucky public schools.The vote came during an emergency meeting that was called to discuss the proposal.The meeting came just two days after Governor Andy Beshear issued an emergency order requiring masks…

Broadband Applications

Broadband Applications Applications for $50 million in federal funds allocated for projects that expand internet access to unserved communities in Kentucky are now open, Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday.Broadband providers should complete their applications and submit proposals by Oct. 25.Earlier this year, Beshear and Kentucky’s General Assembly agreed to allocate $300 million of the…

UK Healthcare Restrictions

UK Healthcare Restrictions UK HealthCare is making its visitor policy more restrictive.The new policy goes into effect Friday.UK HealthCare says the decision is meant to further limit the number of people in its facilities as a surge in COVID-19 cases continues.Pediatric patients – one or two parents or legal guardians allowed.Obstetrics – one support…

Spraying For West Nile Virus

Spraying For West Nile Virus Health officials say mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in four Louisville zip codes. The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness said in a statement that fogging operations are planned today in specific neighborhoods if the weather permits. Infected mosquitos aren’t unusual this time…