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?
While cases climbed quickly in January, Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky posted a decline in new COVID-19 cases last week. He said Monday it’s an early sign that the state’s worst surge of the pandemic could be cresting.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department reported four more deaths of Fayette County residents due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of virus-related deaths in the city to 502 since the start of the pandemic.