On Monday, the spring semester begins at the University of Kentucky as the state continues to fight COVID-19. We talked to students and school leaders at UK about their plans for tackling the upcoming semester.
The state has gotten to the point of vaccinating more people than the number of doses it's being shipped, meaning there are now about 1,500 facilities capable of vaccinating people that can’t all receive doses.
The Kentucky Department of Education tells WSAZ that 82,158 people of public and private K-12 educators and support staff indicated they wanted to receive the vaccination, and it’s a number expected to rise.
This was Mayor Robert Blythe's second presidential inauguration, but this trip still held many firsts for him because it was in the midst of a global pandemic as well as just two weeks after the assault on the U.S. Capitol.
A Lexington man went viral on Facebook this summer for organizing the Big Tip Challenge. Jonathan Alexander collected and tipped servers a total of more than $2,000. Now, he's in the hospital fighting COVID-19.
In a news release, officials with the National Governors Association (NGA) announced Gov. Beshear, along with South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, will lead the organization’s Economic Recovery and Revitalization task force.
Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday that Kentucky hospitals will receive an additional $800 million to $1 billion annually to help advance the quality of care of Medicaid members and provide a stable base for hospitals that will extend beyond the financial challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In 73 years of marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Record have had many memorable moments and milestones. On Tuesday, the couple made another memory when they became the first patients at UC Health to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under Phase 1B.
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) spokesman Michael Edison Hayden said a crackdown on extremist websites and social media accounts responsible for disseminating inflammatory and false information has made it more difficult for extremists to communicate and plan group actions.
The University of Kentucky is also joining the effort with a vaccination clinic in the blue lot of Kroger Field. It will be focused on groups 1A and 1B, which is for healthcare workers and people 70 or older.