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As pandemic keeps trending down, some school districts make

State Dept. for Public Health graph and map, adapted by Ky. Health News; click to enlargeBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsAs the state\'s corona...
19-10-2021 16:06

'Long Covid' hits over half of survivors, threatens health s

Pharmaceutical Journal illustrationAccording to a recent study at Penn State, more than half the people diagnosed with Covid-19 will suffer from "long...
18-10-2021 16:06

Kynect open to preview federally subsidized health plans, wi

Cabinet for Health and Family Services map, adapted by  Ky. Health NewsBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsOpen enrollment for federally subsidized...
18-10-2021 16:06

Churches could be a key to overcoming vaccine misinformation

Pastor Billy Joe Lewis at his Leslie County church. (Kaiser Health News photo by Jessica Tezak)The key to keeping Eastern Kentucky hospitals from bein...
18-10-2021 16:06

Task force's draft recommendation says most adults don't nee

ABC News photoAfter years of saying middle-aged and older Americans should take a low-dose aspirin every day to prevent a first heart attack or stroke...
18-10-2021 16:06

Clark County judge-executive dies of Covid-19; Kentucky's ru

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsOverall, the metrics used to measure the pandemic in Kentucky were favorable on Friday: Coronavirus cases showed...
16-10-2021 16:06

52 more in Ky. die from Covid-19, but daily new-case average

State Department for Public Health map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; to enlarge, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky report...
15-10-2021 16:06

Some chiropractors are sources of vaccine misinformation

"At a time when the surgeon general says misinformation has become an urgent threat to public health, an investigation by The Associated Press found...
14-10-2021 16:06

Ky. positive-test rate drops to 8%, but Covid-19 hospital nu

State Department for Public Health table; to enlarge, click on it. Counties in regions are listed here.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe s...
14-10-2021 16:06

FDA authorizes (but doesn't 'approve') three vaping products

New York Times photoBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized three electronic-cigarette products fo...
14-10-2021 16:06

Even small breezes can increase virus transmission outside

In a recent study, researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay found that when someone coughs outside, "wind flowing in the same direct...
13-10-2021 16:06

Covid-19 vaccine is 'best tool in toolbox' for kids to fight

American Medical Association graphicBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe best way to keep your child from getting Covid-19 is to get them vaccina...
13-10-2021 16:06

Ky. Covid-19 metrics continue to drop, including vaccination

Chart by The Washington Post, adapted by Kentucky Health News; click on it to enlarge.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsAs cases of the coronaviru...
13-10-2021 16:06

Anderson Co. schools paying teachers to get vaccinated, but

Editor\'s note: None of the three vaccines approved for use in the U.S. are experimental. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been permanently licensed, a...
12-10-2021 16:06

Pandemic trend remains favorable; UK pediatrician encourages

State Dept. for Public Health map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; to enlarge, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsMonday\'s coronavir...
12-10-2021 16:06

Kentucky newspapers report more vaccination efforts

Sorry, high-resolution images are unavailable.Kentucky newspapers continue to report extra efforts to increase coronavirus vaccinations in their commu...
11-10-2021 16:06

Doctors, including one in Lexington, say Covid-19 denial and

Dr. Ryan Stanton (Baptist Health photo)Health-care workers "are growing weary of Covid-19 denial and misinformation that have made it exasperating to...
11-10-2021 16:06

Ky. vaccination rate is more than 7 times the new-case rate,

Chart by The Washington Post, adapted by Kentucky Health NewsBy Al CrossKentucky Health NewsVaccinations are up, and new cases and hospitalizations ar...
09-10-2021 16:06

State records 9,000th death from Covid-19

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsMore than 9,000 Kentuckians have now died from Covid-19. "Today . . . marks a difficult day in our fight agains...
08-10-2021 16:06

State reports 51 more Covid-19 deaths; other Kentucky pandem

Kentucky Health News graph; daily case numbers are from initial, unadjusted state reportsBy Al CrossKentucky Health NewsThe pandemic has been on the d...
07-10-2021 16:06

Suicide, ideas of it, depression, and anxiety have affected

Kentucky Youth Advocates imageBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky\'s students are experiencing more anxiety, depression and ideas of suicid...
07-10-2021 16:06

Poll: Vaccine holdouts come around for four big reasons, whi

Kaiser Family Foundation chart; click the image to enlarge itA Kaiser Family Foundation poll of Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus since Jun...
07-10-2021 16:06

Kentucky ditches federal exchange and moves back to Kynect,

Cabinet for Health and Family Services map, adapted by Ky. Health NewsBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky is reopening Kynect, the state\'s...
06-10-2021 16:06

Ky. pandemic metrics down, except Covid-19 patients in hospi

Ky. Dept. for Public Health chart, adapted by Ky. Health News; click on it to enlarge.By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsAll measures of the pandemic in K...
06-10-2021 16:06

As emergency rooms fill up across the country, two doctors g

Waiting in an emergency department (RogerStanmore.com)Emergency rooms across the country are overrun, largely due to Covid-19 and other respiratory di...
06-10-2021 16:06

Beshear sees 'rays of hope' but says Kentucky hospitals are

State Department for Public Health graph, adapted by Kentucky Health NewsBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsGov. Andy Beshear said he sees "rays of...
05-10-2021 16:06

Reports of anti-vaccine preachers spur weekly newspaper to u

Many Kentucky newspapers are making extra efforts to increase vaccination against the coronavirus, by fighting misinformation with the facts, and Kent...
04-10-2021 16:06

Walking is good for your health, but moderate to vigorous ex

A recent study found that "bouts of moderate to vigorous exercise ? drastically improves a person\'s fitness, compared to milder forms of exercise," s...
04-10-2021 16:06

Allergy season can cause symptoms that also occur with Covid

Covid-19 has made allergy season confusing for people with runny noses and nasal congestion. Telling the difference between Covid-19 and a common cold...
04-10-2021 16:06

Anthem funds scholarships for Eastern Kentucky health worker

By Leon LamoreauxPresident, Anthem Kentucky MedicaidFor generations, Kentucky?s rural communities have been built by families, separated by miles and ...
03-10-2021 16:06

Covid-19 shots are proven effective at preventing hospitaliz

Gallup Inc. graph, with "correct answer" note added by Kentucky Health NewsKentucky Health NewsCovid-19 vaccinations prevent severe illness and hospit...
02-10-2021 16:06

Most Ky. pandemic metrics down; CDC urges pregnant women to

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsMost measures of the pandemic in Kentucky dropped again Friday, but the numbers remain high overall and the newl...
02-10-2021 16:06

As hospital numbers keep falling, Senate again calls for spe

Ky. Dept. for Public Health graph shows relative risk of coronavirus infection. To enlarge, click on it. By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsState...
01-10-2021 16:06

October is Audiology Awareness Month, and hundreds of thousa

October is National Audiology Awareness Month, and the state Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is urging the public to be aware of the import...
01-10-2021 16:06

Covid-19 deaths in Kentucky are at record levels, as new cor

Kentucky Health News graph, based on daily state reportsBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky reported 82 more deaths from Covid-19 Wednesday...
30-09-2021 16:06

'I have never seen anything like it' in 40 years of hospital

St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead (YouTube image via Daily Yonder)Kentucky hospitals have seen fewer cases of Covid-19 lately, but the nu...
30-09-2021 16:06

Primary Care Assn. launches targeted campaign of short video

The Kentucky Primary Care Association is launching a new digital advertising campaign to encourage high school student-athletes to get a coronavirus v...
30-09-2021 16:06

Ky. coronavirus cases and deaths are up, but so are vaccinat

Washington Post map, adapted by Kentucky Health News, shows vaccination rates in Kentucky and nearby states. For the state\'s interactive map showing ...
29-09-2021 16:06

Beshear asks Kentuckians not to unmask just because case num

State Dept. for Public Health graph, adapted by Ky. Health News; click on it to enlarge.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsNew-case numbers and the...
28-09-2021 16:06

Appalachian Kentucky, especially the southeastern part of th

New York Times map, adapted by Ky. Health News, shows southeast Kentucky has been a hot spot.Knox County, site of the photo, is the central county in ...
27-09-2021 16:07

Crowd at Rupp Arena's biggest concert during the pandemic wa

The crowd gathers for the Eric Church concert. (Herald-Leader photo by Estill Robinson)?Masks are encouraged at today?s event,? read signs at the bigg...
27-09-2021 16:07

Even with Kentucky's anxiety and depression rates dropping s

image: pulichealthnotes.comBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsWhile rates of anxiety and depression in Kentucky are among the top 10 states in the ...
25-09-2021 16:06

Rural news media need to promote vaccination, not just by de

By Al CrossDirector, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Ky.Millions of Americans say they have decided not to get vacc...
25-09-2021 16:06

New virus cases keep slowing, but patients in ICUs and on ve

Ky. Dept. for Public Health map, adapted by Ky. Health News; for the interactive version, ...
25-09-2021 16:06

Covid-19 metrics all fall Thur., but Beshear sees 'very dang

Ky. Health News graph; daily new cases are from initial, unadjusted reports; click image to enlarge.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsWith every m...
24-09-2021 16:06

Covid-19 is killing 40 Kentuckians a day; 453 are on ventila

National Guard members work in the UK HealthCarewarehouse. (Photo by Marcus Dorsey, Herald-Leader)By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsMost measures of the ...
23-09-2021 16:06

Just 20% of Ky. adults say a health-care provider has contac

By Al Cross and Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsOnly one in five Kentuckians say they have been contacted by a health professional about getting a ...
22-09-2021 16:06

Some pandemic metrics inch down in Ky.; hospital numbers up

Ky. Health News graph; new daily cases are initial, unadjusted numbers; to enlarge, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe state report...
22-09-2021 16:06

Poll and falling vaccination rates spark concern that Covid-

Poll found that 27.3% of Kentucky adults said not all CDC-recommended vaccines are beneficial.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe first day of t...
21-09-2021 16:06

Only 54% of state Corrections staff vaccinated against Covid

The state is relying on testing, not a vaccine mandate, as it tries to walk the narrow path between thwarting Covid-19 outbreaks in prisons and keepin...
21-09-2021 16:06

Beshear says he's glad to see so many districts masking up,

Ky. Dept. for Public Health base map, adapted by Ky. Health News; for a larger version, click on it.By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsGov. Andy Beshear, ...
21-09-2021 16:06

'Kentuckians not coming together to fight this virus with al

By Dr. Kevin KavanaghI must say I have lost all patience and have just had enough. Never in the history of the United States has the population shu...
20-09-2021 16:06

Kentucky is investing in several initiatives to address farm

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky is investing in efforts to prevent farmer suicide, including a program to teach people in farming commu...
20-09-2021 16:06

Kentucky program, first of its kind in the nation, makes it

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky has launched a new program that will lessen the risk of liability to employers who hire or retain peopl...
20-09-2021 16:06

Kentucky hospitals report record number of Covid-19 patients

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe state reported 5,133 new cases of the coronavirus Friday, one of the larger daily numbers, and a record numb...
18-09-2021 16:05

Poll shows fewer Kentuckians hesitant about vaccines, but 'h

The question above was asked of those poll respondents who had said they had not been vaccinated. By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsWhen vaccines for th...
17-09-2021 16:06

Beshear says school officials who don't require masks are ma

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsTop state officials\' pleas to get a Covid-19 vaccine, and for universal masking in schools, were as urgent as t...
17-09-2021 16:06

Fourth highest day of new cases; 49 deaths make average near

For the first time, more than one hospital-readiness region reported all its intensive-care beds full. Regions in white have fewer than 80% of their I...
16-09-2021 16:06

Cases and hospital numbers tick up again; state's 7-day infe

State Department for Public Health graph; EUA is the acronym for emergency-use authorization.The federal government is now running the antibody suppli...
15-09-2021 16:06

?The only true cure for Covid is prevention,? worker on Covi

Dept. for Public Health graph, adapted by Ky. Health News; for a larger version, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsWith 69% of Kentuck...
14-09-2021 16:06

Studies show that properly wearing masks slows the spread of

Janel Carter held a "Stop The Mandates" sign as legislative action moved from the state Capitol to the Capitol Annex on the first day of the special l...
13-09-2021 16:06

Ky. infection rate is still 3rd, and it has 12 of top 25 cou

National Geographic map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; to enlarge, click on it.Kentucky\'s coronavirus infection rate over the last seven days is s...
12-09-2021 16:06

Beshear says legislature now 'owns this pandemic' and urges

Ky. Health News graph; case numbers are from initial, unadjusted reports; click it to enlarge.By Al CrossKentucky Health News"The legislature owns thi...
11-09-2021 16:06

Corbin mayor asks the unvaccinated to 'shelter in place' to

Suzie Razmus (via Facebook)Voicing worry that Corbin\'s regional hospital can\'t cope with the raft of Covid-19 patients, Mayor Suzie Razmus is advis...
11-09-2021 16:06

Lawmakers pass bill to not allow statewide mask mandate unti

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe Kentucky General Assembly has passed a bill to prevent a statewide mask mandate until June 2023, and shiftin...
10-09-2021 16:06

Beshear sends National Guard to 21 more hospitals as number

Slide from governor\'s press conference; light blue hospitals were in first round of Guard assignments.By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsGov. Andy Beshea...
10-09-2021 16:06

General Assembly leaves masking authority to school district

Photo by Mary Altaffer, The Associated PressBy Al Cross and Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe Kentucky House and Senate gave final passage Thursd...
10-09-2021 16:06

FDA orders thousands of electronic cigarettes off the market

Photo by Eva Hambach, Agence France-Presse via GettyThe Food and Drug Administration "delayed a high-stakes decision on whether to permit bestselling ...
10-09-2021 16:06

Positive-test rate, Covid-19 hospitalizations and ICU use in

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe bad news is that Kentucky set another record for the percentage of Kentuckians testing positive for the dise...
09-09-2021 16:04

Legislature moves to leave mask mandates up to local officia

State Department for Public Health graph; for a larger version, click on it. By Al Cross and Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe Kentucky General ...
08-09-2021 16:05

Insurance companies managing Medicaid start a sweepstakes fo

Washington Post chart, adapted by Ky. Health News, shows the latest available vaccination data.Kentucky\'s health insurers have started a sweepstakes ...
07-09-2021 16:05
07-09-2021 16:05

Beshear says setting a level of infection at which masks sho

Beshear during his interview (Image from NBC)By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsRequiring masks above a certain level of coronavirus infection shouldn\'t...
06-09-2021 16:05

Public-health director asks people in his county to respect

Joshua EmbryBy Joshua EmbryIn graduate school I wrote a paper about the violence that health-care workers experience at the hands of patients. I had w...
06-09-2021 16:05

Beshear calls special session on pandemic; extent of his aut

State Dept. for Public Health map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; for a larger version, click on it.By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsThe Kentucky Ge...
05-09-2021 16:05

Agenda for session includes aid for hospitals and nursing ho

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsAs the Kentucky General Assembly prepares to use its new powers in a special session to deal with the pandemic, ...
04-09-2021 16:05

Beshear calls it 'a scary time' because Covid-19 case averag

State Dept. for Public Health graph, adapted by Kentucky Health NewsBy Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky saw its fourth highest number of ne...
04-09-2021 16:05

2nd highest day for new cases; 2/3 of hospitals say staff cr

Ky. Health News graph; new-case data from initial, unadjusted daily reports; click to enlarge.By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsKentucky\'s health-care s...
03-09-2021 16:05

Legislators wrestle with how to keep students in the classro

By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsAs Kentucky lawmakers gear up for a special session to take over management of the pandemic, under a court rulin...
03-09-2021 16:05

Broadcasters group releases 30-second public-service spot wi

As a boy I fought polio. Today, America?s been polio-free for 40 years thanks to vaccination. We?ll beat COVID-19 with vaccines too. Protect yourself ...
02-09-2021 16:05

Wed. 3rd highest day for new virus cases; intensive-care uni

State Dept. for Public Health table, relabeled by Ky. Health News; to enlarge, click on it. The table is redder than ever because its data were chang...
02-09-2021 16:05

Covid-19 hospital, intensive-care and ventilator cases keep

State Dept. for Public Health map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; to enlarge, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsThe metrics to mea...
01-09-2021 16:05

The worse your case of Covid-19, the worse the 'brain fog' y

Chart by The Economist shows levels of "brain fog" at different levels of Covid-19 seriousness.Covid-19 is a new disease that is not fully understood,...
01-09-2021 16:05

If you know someone who's taking, or thinking about taking,

Cartoon by Nick AndersonDemand is surging nationwide for ivermectin, an anti-parasitic drug typically used for livestock, based on unsubstantiated cla...
01-09-2021 16:05

Coronavirus burning through low-vaccinated Breathitt County;

A sign in Jackson (Photos by Jamie Lucke)By Jamie LuckeKentucky Health News JACKSON, Ky. ? William Sizemore fights Covid-19 from the front lines in Br...
31-08-2021 16:05

McConnell keeps urging shots, but avoids comment on others'

McConnell spoke at the University of Kentucky asDr. Mark Newman, head of the hospital, listened. By Melissa Patrick and Al CrossKentucky Health NewsA...
31-08-2021 16:05

Every metric to measure the pandemic in Kentucky is worse, a

State Dept. for Public Health graph, adapted by Ky. Health News; for a larger version, click on it.By Melissa PatrickKentucky Health NewsKentucky repo...
31-08-2021 16:05

Eastern Kentucky couple's deeply held resistance to coronavi

Kentucky Health NewsOne reason many Kentuckians are resistant to coronavirus vaccination is people like Josh Stacy.?I feel there is more to it than ju...
30-08-2021 16:05

Massie leads 'Freedom Rally' that includes man who says his

U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, left, and state Rep. Josh Callowayspoke at the rally. (Courier Journal photo by Scott Utterback)Opponents of restrictions to ...
30-08-2021 16:05

Stivers sees legislature returning mask policy to school dis

Sen. Robert Stivers (Image from WKYT-TV)By Al CrossKentucky Health NewsThe Kentucky General Assembly may well let local school officials decide mask p...
30-08-2021 16:05

Most Kentucky faith communities still meet in person, many w

Rev. Carol Harston leads communion at Louisville\'s Highland Baptist Church. (Bill Campbell photos)By Bruce Maples and Melissa PatrickKentucky Health ...
29-08-2021 16:05

Isolation, closures and lethal drug supply likely contribute

The 49% increase in drug-overdose deaths in Kentucky in 2020 included a big jump among young people, Jasmine Demers reports for the Kentucky Center ...
28-08-2021 16:05

More than half of state's acute-care hospitals report critic

Ky. Health News graph; daily cases from initial, unadjusted reports. For a larger version, click on it.By Melissa Patrick and Al CrossKentucky Health ...
28-08-2021 16:05

State has second highest number of new cases; 1/3 of hospita

Screenshot of KHN-adapted New York Times map; for interactive version, with local data, click here.By Melissa Patrick and Al CrossKentucky Health New...
27-08-2021 16:05

Morehead hospital is so desperate for staff that it may put

Drs. Adam Howard and William Melahn (St. Claire photo)St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead is so desperate for staff that it may bring back ...
27-08-2021 16:05

Today: 65 deaths reported, 2nd most of pandemic; 4,849 new c

State Department for Public Health data and table, adapted by Kentucky Health News; for a larger version, click on it. Some hospitals have staffing sh...
26-08-2021 16:05

UofL Health-Jewish Hospital team is second in U.S. to implan

The University of Louisville announced Wednesday that UofL Health-Jewish Hospital had implanted a new type of artificial heart in a Southern Indiana m...
26-08-2021 16:05

Early exposure to tobacco smoke may speed the aging process

Early exposure to tobacco smoke, firsthand and secondhand, may make your body age more quickly, a European study suggests. The study in the journal ...
26-08-2021 16:05

In one day, Covid-19 hospital cases increase 6.4%, surpassin

Ky. Health News graph (click on it to enlarge); daily cases are from unadjusted initial reports.By Melissa Patrick and Al CrossKentucky Health NewsCor...
25-08-2021 16:05

In southeastern Kentucky's Covid-19 hotspot, health-care pro

Martin and Joyce Huff (Photo provided)By Jamie LuckeKentucky Health NewsMartin Huff of WYGE Christian Radio in London says he never shied from vacci...
25-08-2021 16:05
 



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