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Ky. To Distribute $300M In CARES Act Funds To City, County Governments

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced $300 million in CARES Act funding for city and county governments that will go out starting Thursday morning. 

During his Wednesday briefing, he said the money will reimburse local governments for expenses they accrued from

Ky. Museums, Outdoor Attractions And Distilleries Allowed To Reopen June 8

Kentucky museums, outdoor attractions, aquariums, libraries and distilleries will be allowed to reopen starting June 8, Gov. Andy Beshear announced during his Tuesday briefing. 

He said they’re still working out specific guidance for these industries, but “this gives these businesses

Kentucky Accelerating Contact Tracing Efforts, Beshear Says

Kentucky is expanding its contact tracing capacity, Gov. Andy Beshear announced during his Monday briefing.

“This isn’t just me,” he said. “This is the president too. This is Democrats and Republicans, federal government, state government. This is public health experts

Kentucky State Parks, Campgrounds, Aquatic Centers To Reopen June 1

Gov. Andy Beshear announced that Kentucky state parks, campgrounds and aquatic centers will be allowed to reopen on June 1. The recreational spaces have been closed since March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“Tourism is an incredibly important …

Second Kentucky Child Hospitalized With Rare COVID-Related Condition

A second child has been hospitalized in Kentucky with a rare coronarvirus-related inflammatory disease, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Tuesday. During his daily briefing,  Beshear said that the patient is 16 years old, and has been hospitalized out of an abundance …

U of L Health Faces Four Weeks Of Backlogs For Elective Surgeries

It will likely take until September for University of Louisville Health to catch up on a backlog of elective procedures after they were shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

University officials plan to begin performing non-emergency surgeries and procedures …

Fauci Warns States Not To ‘Jump Over’ Guidelines To Reopening

Updated at 2 p.m. ET

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, warned Tuesday of states and localities skipping over federal guidelines while trying to lift restrictions and restart their economies amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking remotely during …

Ky. Governor’s Mask Wearing Order Goes Into Effect

With parts of Kentucky’s economy reopening Monday, Governor Andy Beshear has asked residents to wear cloth masks anytime they leave their homes. 

Paulette Stewart had on her mask as she waited for the bus along East Broadway. 

Paulette Stewart wears

Beshear Urges Religious Groups Not To Rush Into In-Person Services

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear is warning religious leaders not to rush into restarting in-person worship services, after two federal judges blocked the governor’s orders preventing congregations from gathering to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“People, take your time,” Beshear said. …

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