Johnson County,

2 New COVID-19 Cases in Johnson County

The Johnson County Health Department reported 2 new COVID-19 cases in the county on Friday. The health department says there are currently 6 confirmed active cases in the county and one Johnson Countian is currently hospitalized with the virus.
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Morgan announces return to normalcy

After nearly 15 months of lockdowns and distancing, Morehead State University today announced plans to lift COVID-19 restrictions for the upcoming Fall semester. The Office of the President sent out an email Friday, said part the post-COVID environment will begin today. “Our university has been Eagle Strong during this past...
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Magoffin County,

Two new cases in two weeks

SALYERSVILLE – With the statewide mask mandate ending this week, Magoffin County has had only two COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks. To date, 1,127 people have tested positive for COVID-19 from Magoffin County, with one new case in the last nine days. The death rate stands at 22 COVID-19 related deaths in Magoffin, which includes the deaths reported from the Salyersville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. At press time, no new hospitalizations are being reported from Magoffin County.
Johnson County,

0 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Johnson Co on Tuesday

The Johnson Co Health Department reported 0 new cases of COVID-19 in the county on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Johnson County’s total currently stands at 2,244 cases, with 2,208 recovered. There are 9 active cases and 1 currently in the Hospital. There has also been 27 reported deaths in Johnson Co since the pandemic first started.
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Pop-up health clinics headed to Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan

ROWAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Gov. Andy Beshear announced the launch of Operation Gateway Kentucky Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) Medical Mission, a service operation in five Eastern Kentucky counties to provide free, general medical, dental and optometry services to approximately 1,800 uninsured or underinsured Kentuckians. “Health care is a basic...
Johnson County,

1 New COVID-19 Case in Johnson County on Monday

The Johnson County Health Department reported one new case of COVID-19 in the county on Monday. The new case brings Johnson County’s overall total to 2,244. The health department says there are currently 9 confirmed active cases in the county at this time,
Wolfe County,

Summer Fun & Heat-Related Illness

As temperatures continue to rise and the summer season gets in full swing, individuals should keep the potential for heat-related illnesses in mind. While heat rash, cramps and sunburns also fall within the category, the symptoms for heat exhaustion and heat stroke should be a familiarity for those planning outdoor activities over the next few months. Organizations like the Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team respond to numerous calls of individuals experiencing these illnesses on hiking trails each year.
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Heat illness related rescue in Wolfe County

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - As we head closer to summer, heat-related illnesses are more common as people spend more time outdoors. Yesterday, Wolfe County Search and Rescue responded to a hiker in distress due to heat exhaustion. Whether it is sunny skies or overcast like today, heat-related illnesses can affect anyone. With a forecast this week of high humidity levels, it’s something you’ll have to watch because it can catch you off guard.