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 emphasize anything it is that we really need to heed these recommendations because if we can slow the spread now were going to be able to manage this and it’s going to be a level that is controllable for our healthcare resources our hospitals our clinics and so on. If we do not the demand is going to exceed our ability to provide them,” said Scott Lockard, Public Health Director at the Kentucky River District Health Department.

Source: MG News

Return to News