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Kentucky Department of Agriculture And Kentucky Farm Bureau Provide COVID-19 Resource For Producers

Kentucky Department of Agriculture And Kentucky Farm Bureau Provide COVID-19 Resource For Producers

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 3, 2020) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) and the Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation have teamed up to develop a one-page COVID-19 pandemic resource for Kentucky producers, Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced today. “If you are online these days, you […]

Wal-Mart Announces Changes to Shopping Process to Encourage Social Distancing

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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An Open Letter to customers By Dacona Smith, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. In this taxing and uncertain time, our associates have gone above and beyond to help Americans get the food, medicine and supplies they need. We care deeply about […]

Gov. Beshear: Strict Compliance in COVID-19 Fight Saves Kentucky Lives

Gov. Beshear: Strict Compliance in COVID-19 Fight Saves Kentucky Lives

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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Administration Makes It Easier to Donate Personal Protective EquipmentVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 3, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday said strict compliance with efforts to fight the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has the potential […]

U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Guidance for Respirators Certified under Other Countries’ Standards During COVID-19 Pandemic

Bill Stephens

April 4th, 2020

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U.S. Department Of Labor Issues Guidance for Respirators Certified under Other Countries’ Standards During COVID-19 Pandemic WASHINGTON, DC – In the latest effort to implement President Donald J. Trump’s Memorandum on Making General Use Respirators Available, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health […]

Field hospital to be set up at University of Kentucky

Field hospital to be set up at University of Kentucky

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The University of Kentucky has announced plans to construct a 400-bed field hospital at its Lexington campus. The Friday announcement comes as officials prepare for a potential surge of coronavirus cases. Dr. Mark F. Newman says the goal is to have […]

U.S. Department Of Labor Announces Additional Guidance Following Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation

U.S. Department Of Labor Announces Additional Guidance Following Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave Implementation

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Labor announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which went into […]

Henderson Community College Announces Dean’s List & Honor Roll for Fall 2019

Henderson Community College Announces Dean’s List & Honor Roll for Fall 2019

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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Henderson, KY – Henderson Community College (HCC) is proud to recognize students who achieved President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s List recognition for the Fall 2019 Semester. The President’s Honor Roll recognizes students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 4.0 in college […]

GRDHD Reports 12 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 12 Additional Lab Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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On Friday April 3, 2020 the Green River District Health Department reported 12 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases. Daviess County reported 8 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Henderson County reported 3 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Union County reported 1 new confirmed case. Six of the […]

Feeding the front lines, one duck confit at a time

Feeding the front lines, one duck confit at a time

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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AP’s One Good Thing SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of tech-savvy, entrepreneurial San Francisco friends wanted to help two groups devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. They came up with a plan that involved soliciting donations, tapping friends in the restaurant world and getting San […]

Gov. Beshear Recommends Schools Stay Closed until May 1 in COVID-19 Fight

Gov. Beshear Recommends Schools Stay Closed until May 1 in COVID-19 Fight

Bill Stephens

April 3rd, 2020

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Governor also announces commutations, planned release of some non-violent prisoners FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear recommended Thursday that school districts statewide extend the suspension of in-person instruction until at least May 1 in the latest intensification of efforts to fight the spread of […]

Kentucky Local Food Partners To Host Virtual CSA Fair During COVID-19 Pandemic  Facebook Event Designed To Support Local Agriculture

Kentucky Local Food Partners To Host Virtual CSA Fair During COVID-19 Pandemic Facebook Event Designed To Support Local Agriculture

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 2, 2020) — The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Kentucky Proud brand is partnering with Bluegrass Farm To Table, the Organic Association of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Horticulture Council to host the first-of-its-kind “Kentucky Virtual Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Fair” from April […]

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2020

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AP’s One Good Thing for 4/2/2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business. Bloom Energy in San Jose, California, makes hydrogen fuel cells. But recently, they have been refurbishing old ventilators so hospitals […]

DEACONESS TO BEGIN ON-SITE, SAME-DAY COVID-19 TESTING

DEACONESS TO BEGIN ON-SITE, SAME-DAY COVID-19 TESTING

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2020

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EVANSVILLE – Deaconess is now able to offer onsite testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus. Test samples will no longer need to be sent to out-of-town laboratories, which means that Deaconess will now have same-day testing results. “The newly-purchased testing equipment uses the same technique, called […]

Cave-in-Rock Ferry To Reopen at 6 a.m., Thursday, April 2

Cave-in-Rock Ferry To Reopen at 6 a.m., Thursday, April 2

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2020

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Paducah, Ky (April 1, 2020)–  Floodwaters on the Ohio River have dropped sufficiently to allow the Cave-in-Rock Ferry to resume service at 6 a.m., CDT, on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The ferry closed at 7 p.m., on Friday, March 28, when floodwaters crossed KY 91 […]

Gov. Beshear Asks Kentuckians to Keep Focus on COVID-19 Fight

Gov. Beshear Asks Kentuckians to Keep Focus on COVID-19 Fight

Bill Stephens

April 2nd, 2020

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Governor says social distancing along with boosting health care resources, testing are keysVisit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 1, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday asked Kentuckians to focus on what we can do here to fight […]