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Dr. Stack discusses recommendations for counties in the red zone on Kentucky’s COVID-19 map

Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 12:29 PM EDT
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Gov. Andy Beshear is holding his weekly Team Kentucky news conference.

You can watch that below:

The Governor will update Kentuckians on a variety of topics, including economic development, infrastructure and vaccine incentives.

During the news conference, Dr. Steven Stack, Kentucky’s Commissioner for Public Health, discussed recommendations for counties who have returned to red status on the state’s COVID-19 map.

During Thursday's Team Kentucky news conference, Dr. Steven Stack discussed recommendations for...
During Thursday's Team Kentucky news conference, Dr. Steven Stack discussed recommendations for counties that have re-entered the red zone on the state's COVID-19 map.(WYMT)

In those recommendations, which are designed to combat the spread of the virus, especially in those who are not vaccinated, masking is encouraged. Officials are also encouraged to consider postponing large public events.

Those who are medically vulnerable are encouraged to avoid social activities with unvaccinated people.

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