Goodwill Stores Across KY Temporarily Close

Goodwill Stores Across KY Temporarily Close In response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Goodwill stores announced they will no longer accept drop-off donations at their Kentucky stores.This comes as all stores are closed to customers and workers statewide. The tentative opening date for all Goodwill stores in Kentucky is scheduled for April 6th. …

Governor Beshear Signs School Bill

Governor Beshear Signs School Bill A bill giving Kentucky’s schools the latitude to use as many nontraditional instruction days as needed in response to the coronavirus outbreak was signed by Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday.The proposal to give relief to school districts sped through the legislature with strong bipartisan support as lawmakers deal with…

KY COVID-19 Update

KY COVID-19 Update Governor Andy Beshear in Frankfort with the most recent updates on COVID-19’s outbreak in Kentucky. As of Tuesday, there are 39 new cases. This brings the total to 163. Two of these are in Pulaski County, bringing the total to four in that area. He also said the state confirmed the…

KY Receives HHS Money

KY Receives HHS Money In addition,U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has announced Kentucky will receive $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), for Community Health Centers (CHCs) to combat the coronavirus in the Commonwealth Source: MG News Return…

Economic Stimulus Bill Passes

Economic Stimulus Bill Passes The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early today on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.The urgently needed pandemic response measure is the largest economic rescue measure in history and is intended…

Beshear Makes Plea To Kentuckians

Beshear Makes Plea To Kentuckians Gov. Andy Beshear is urging Kentucky residents to donate to a new fund to assist people suffering financial setbacks from the coronavirus and to report instances when social distancing practices needed to help contain the illness aren’t being followed. The new statewide outreach campaigns were unveiled Monday as the…

Amazon Closes KY Warehouse

Amazon Closes KY Warehouse Amazon has temporarily closed a Kentucky warehouse after an unspecified number of workers tested positive for the coronavirus.The online retailer said Tuesday that the warehouse at Shepherdsville was undergoing “additional sanitization.”“We are supporting the individuals who are now in quarantine and recovering,” the company said in a statement. “We are…

Blood Donations Needed

Blood Donations Needed The Kentucky Blood Center is encouraging healthy individuals to donate in order to prevent shortages in the more than 70 hospitals across the commonwealth served by KBC.They report that an “unprecedented” number of blood drives over the coming weeks have been canceled amid growing concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak, leading to…

KY Health Department Update Message

KY Health Department Update Message Throughout the past few days, Eastern Kentucky has seen COVID-19 cases climb.It started with two cases in Pulaski County, then two cases in Breathitt and Monday a case in Martin County.Officials continue to warn this is just the beginning.”The next two weeks are extremely critical and if I can…