Jamestown, TNnewstalk941.com

Jamestown Approves Medical Emergency Helicopter Transport Membership

Jamestown city employees will have discounted access to helicopter transport during medical emergencies. A membership with the AirMedCare Network was approved by the board of aldermen on Monday night. Chief Financial Officer Gail Dishmon said the need was evident since the closure of the Jamestown hospital. “If you’re in a...
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Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

About 41 percent of adults in RC have been fully vaccinated

Data from the CDC shows that about 41 percent of adults in Russell County have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The data shows 41.1 percent of Russell County residents age 18 and older have been fully vaccinated. In total, about 32 percent of Russell County residents of all ages have...
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Masks no longer required for summer events at schools

EDMONTON, Ky. – Governor Andy Beshear predicted that masks will not be mandated for schools in the fall. Several school districts are ready to leave masks behind for the summer. As of now, some area school districts have made the announcement that masks are no longer required for summer programs...
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Adair County, KY935wain.com

Adair County Schools: No Longer Require Masks

From Superintendent Dr. Pamela Stephens: Beginning Monday morning, June 14th, 2021, Adair County Schools will NOT be requiring the wearing of MASKS. This information has just been released by Dr. Jason Glass, Commissioner of Education for the Kentucky Department of Education. (See below.) This includes while riding buses. Dr. Pamela...
Wayne County, KYwtloam.com

LCDHD mobile clinic in Wayne County on June 10th

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department’s mobile clinic van will be at the Wayne County Memorial Park in Monticello on Thursday, June 10th, from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Teams from the LCDHD will be on site to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. The public does not need to make appointments with health department to get a vaccination on June 10th. Anyone wanting a vaccination is asked to come to Memorial Park during the hours the mobile clinic will be on site.
Monticello, KYnashvillemedicalnews.com

Spero Health Continues its Response to Drug Overdose Deaths with Opening of New Monticello Clinic

Spero Health has announced the opening of a new addiction treatment clinic in Monticello, Kentucky as it quickly responds to the growing need for outpatient community-based services as overdose deaths reach an all-time high. CARF-accredited, Spero Health is a national leader in providing care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders and will bring affordable, high quality addiction treatment services through a combination of telehealth and in-person visit options. Located at 1520 North Main Street, the new Monticello clinic opened its doors June 9th and joins a growing network of more than 55 Spero Health locations throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, and Virginia providing care for more than 9,000 patients each month. Spero Health accepts Kentucky Medicaid and most commercial insurance plans. Individuals who need addiction treatment services are encouraged to walk-in for help or can call 606-753-6013 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

One active case of COVID in Russell County

Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.28%. Deaths: We are pleased to report no new deaths today. We have experienced a total of 453 deaths resulting in a 2.01% mortality rate (about 1 in 50) among known cases. This compares with a 1.54% mortality rate at the state level and a 1.79% mortality rate at the national level.
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

Health Dept. hosting pop-up vaccine clinic at RC Fair on Saturday

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department will be hosting a pop-up vaccine clinic at the Russell County Fair on Saturday. The health department will be offering vaccines from 5-9 p.m. The health department’s traveling van is making appearances at county fairs across the district in the coming weeks to reach...
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

Three new cases of COVID-19 in Russell County on Tuesday

Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.5%. Deaths: We regret we must report 1 new death today. We have experienced a total of 445 deaths resulting in a 1.98% mortality rate (about 1 in 51) among known cases. This compares with a 1.54% mortality rate at the state level and a 1.79% mortality rate at the national level. Our hearts and prayers go out to all the families and friends who have lost loved ones.
Wayne County, KYCommonwealth Journal

The Survivor

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital's first COVID-19 patient has continued to fight in his recovery through faith and determination. Gary Abbott, a former Wayne County coach and superintendent, has been known in his community as "The Survivor" after he miraculously fought for his life for 115 days in the LCRH Intensive Care Unit last year, where he lost all his fingers and toes to infection.
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

Three active cases of COVID in Russell County

Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.51%. Deaths: We are happy to report no new deaths today. We have experienced a total of 444 deaths resulting in a 1.97% mortality rate (about 1 in 51) among known cases. This compares with a 1.48% mortality rate at the state level and a 1.79% mortality rate at the national level.
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

Nearly 32.5 percent of RC residents have taken COVID vaccine

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department shows that nearly 32.5 percent of Russell County residents have taken at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Data from the CDC shows that more than 5,400 Russell Countians are fully vaccinated against the virus. That includes about 62 percent of the population...
Russell County, KYlakercountry.com

Three active cases of COVID-19 in Russell County

Statewide Testing Positivity Rate: 2.61%. Deaths: We are sad to report 3 new deaths today. We have experienced a total of 435 deaths resulting in a 1.94% mortality rate (about 1 in 52) among known cases. This compares with a 1.47% mortality rate at the state level and a 1.78% mortality rate at the national level. Our hearts and prayers go out to all the families and friends who have lost loved ones.