KY Re-opening Details

KY Re-opening Details Gov. Andy Beshear gave new details on re-opening the state while continuing to keep Kentuckians safe from COVID-19 during his daily press conference. Phase 2 is set to begin Wednesday, May 6. At that time, outpatient surgeries and other invasive procedures can resume, though hospital and care facilities will have to…

KY Military To New Jersey For Pandemic Help

KY Military To New Jersey For Pandemic Help The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell has deployed about 10 soldiers from the Kentucky post to New Jersey to help with coronavirus pandemic relief there.The post, located on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line, said the soldiers are logistics experts assigned to the 101st Division Sustainment Brigade.…

Drive-Through Testing

Drive-Through Testing More drive-thru COVID-19 tests will be available beginning today in Lexington. According to officials it’s part of the state’s partnership with Kroger with a new testing site is opening at Bluegrass Community and Technical College.“It looks like right now we’re about at the top of our curve,” said Dr. Ryan Stanton from…

Pikeville Medical Center Furloughing 200 Workers

Pikeville Medical Center Furloughing 200 Workers Pikeville Medical Center is furloughing more than 200 employees effective tomorrow (Sunday). Hospital officials say with no elective procedures taking place, the facility will “experience a significant financial loss for April and have to take these necessary steps to manage expenses.” Anyone furloughed -will- qualify for unemployment benefits…

Federal Victims Of Crime Act Funding

Federal Victims Of Crime Act Funding Applications for grant funding under the federal Victims of Crime Act will be available next month, Kentucky officials said.Public agencies and nonprofit programs that provide direct services to victims such as domestic violence shelters and child advocacy centers are eligible to apply for the funding, according to a…

Electric Cooperative Scam

Electric Cooperative Scam Kentucky’s electric cooperatives are warning customers of scammers who may try to fool them into thinking their power could be shut off during the COVID-19 outbreak.The cooperatives, which together serve about a third of the state’s population, said they are seeing a surge in scammers demanding payments from customers.The scammers threaten…

Testing Available To Everyone

Testing Available To Everyone Some locations in Kentucky are offering general public testing now such as sites in Pikeville and Somerset.On Monday, April 27 and Tuesday, April 28, Primary Care Centers in Hazard will have free testing for the general public as well.Wednesday they got the go-ahead from the governor’s office to proceed with…