U.S. officials released an intelligence report Friday that rejected several points raised by those who argue COVID-19 leaked from a Chinese lab, instead reiterating that American spy agencies remain divided over how the pandemic began.
This week marks three years since Kentucky’s first confirmed COVID-19 case. We quickly saw one case turn into tens of thousands. Even though the number of deaths, hospitalizations, and cases have dropped, one Kentucky doctor says we should still be cautious.
The reality of the situation is COVID-19 is here to stay and, more than likely, we won’t see the same kinds of restrictions we saw in place during 2020. Kevin Hall with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says that we have the tools to keep people safe. Now, it’s up to you to use them.
Kentucky’s state of emergency for COVID-19 is officially over. Still, experts say that COVID-19 isn’t gone. In fact, officials say there’s the chance we could see cases begin to rise again as the year goes on.
Kroger Health, the healthcare division of The Kroger Co., will participate in the Biden Administration’s “Test to Treat” initiative for patients exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at all The Little Clinic locations in Kentucky and Tennessee, and other states, the company announced Monday.
On Friday, the CDC announced new guidelines for communities when it comes to COVID. The new system puts an emphasis on the impact COVID is having on hospitals, in addition to monitoring the incidence rate.
A number of school districts in our area are moving to mask optional; Bourbon County, Greenup County, Russell Independent, they’re all doing that today. Scott County Schools will be moving that way next week, but the question now becomes, what will learning look like?