Andy Beshear


Gov. Andy Beshear & Kentucky leaders take part in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - Governor Andy Beshear, Lieutenant Governor Jacqueline Coleman, and Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander joined other state leaders, organizations statewide, and national and global organizations on Tuesday to recognize the 16th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “During the COVID-19 crisis, Kentuckians of...
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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signs executive order lifting COVID-19 restrictions

FRANKFORT, KY– Friday afternoon Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order lifting COVID-19 restrictions across the state. The order lifted capacity limits and mask mandates, and ended healthy at work requirements. The state will continue to comply with CDC recommendations, meaning masks will still be required in healthcare settings, long-term...
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Kentucky Newsmakers 6/13: Governor Andy Beshear

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - On the latest episode of Kentucky Newsmakers, WKYT’s Bill Bryant talks with Governor Andy Beshear. For the first time in 15 months, it’s a weekend without tight restrictions from Frankfort to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. We all hope it signals we can put it the rearview mirror and focus on rebuilding the economy.

Ky Governor Andy Beshear Held Final Pandemic Press Conference

FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 11, 2021) – On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear marked his final regularly scheduled COVID-19 briefing by thanking Kentuckians for their hard work and sacrifices that saved countless lives in the commonwealth. The Governor also lifted the statewide mask mandate for most settings and ended capacity limits for...
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WATCH NOW: Gov. Andy Beshear provides update on COVID-19

UPDATE: 6/11 - The livestream will start at 11:30 p.m. FRANKFORT, KY — Gov. Andy Beshear is providing an update on the coronavirus in Kentucky. If you are concerned you may have the coronavirus, you can call the following hotline: 1-800-722-5725. To see the latest updates from the state, click here.

Gov. Andy Beshear, state leaders announce host city for 2021 SOAR Summit

CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - Shaping Our Appalachian Region, or SOAR, has chosen one Southeastern Kentucky city to host its 2021 summit. “Our work is all about breaking down county lines,” said SOAR Executive Director Colby Hall. “Getting us to find ways to work together and really provide strategic vision for how Eastern Kentucky comes out this pandemic in a growth mindset.”

Gov. Andy Beshear announces a jump in the COVID-19 positivity rate

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WYMT) - In his daily COVID-19 social media update, Governor Andy Beshear announced that the state’s positivity rate increased on Wednesday. The governor announced 445 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the state’s total case number to 459,124. 68 of Wednesday’s new cases were children 18 and younger. 307...