BREAKING NEWS: NWS issues winter storm warning for SOKY

BREAKING NEWS: NWS issues winter storm warning for SOKY

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a winter storm warning that covers all of South Central Kentucky. The warning extends Wednesday night through Friday morning. “Multiple rounds of wintry weather are expected later today through early Friday morning,” the NWS stated in its winter storm warning briefing. “Snow accumulations greater than 4 inches…Continue Reading

Kentucky News

Kentucky News

News to Use 4 cases of the U.K. coronavirus variant reported in NKY – Cincinnati.com February 16, 20214 cases of the U.K. coronavirus variant reported in NKY  Cincinnati.comKentucky storm updates: Cold, new snow slow road clearing. Power outages persist.  Lexington Herald LeaderKentucky state offices closed Tuesday due to dangerous road conditions  WXIXKentucky childcare providers moved up to Phase…Continue Reading

Barren County posts 12 new positive COVID-19 tests

Barren County posts 12 new positive COVID-19 tests

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Bars will have to close and restaurants must cut their indoor capacity to 25 percent, from 50 percent, under Gov. Andy Beshear’s latest orders to control the surge of the coronavirus in Kentucky. Beshear said Monday he was acting to protect lives, maintain the economy and get children back…Continue Reading

Governor mandates mask wearing effective at 5 p.m. today (Friday)

Governor mandates mask wearing effective at 5 p.m. today (Friday)

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News In an effort to get ahead of the rising number of cases of coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear issued a statewide mask requirement Thursday that will be in place for at least 30 days. “It’s no longer voluntary, it’s mandatory,” Beshear said. “I’d hoped that we’d all be…Continue Reading

Beshear moves up business re-opening schedule

Beshear moves up business re-opening schedule

By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Gov. Andy Beshear moved up the date for Kentucky to…Continue Reading

Kentucky begins soft opening of businesses

Kentucky begins soft opening of businesses

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. As Kentucky takes small steps toward reopening businesses, starting gingerly…Continue Reading

Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

Beshear updates covid-19’s impact on Kentucky

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Projections of covid-19’s impact on Kentucky continue to bounce around,…Continue Reading

Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

Beshear announces deal that would almost double testing in Ky.

By Al Cross Kentucky Health News Kentucky Health News is an independent news service of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Kentucky, with support from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky. Kentucky is doing better than most states at limiting spread…Continue Reading