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Air Quality Warning Issued

Air Quality Warning Issued

Bill Stephens

June 26th, 2020

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A massive dust cloud from the Sahara Desert will reach the southern U.S. within a few days FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 26, 2020) – On Friday, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) Commissioner Dr. Steven Stack warned Kentuckians that air quality in the state may be poor this […]

Kentucky Department for Public Health Issues Health Advisory for Recent Travelers to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Kentucky Department for Public Health Issues Health Advisory for Recent Travelers to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Bill Stephens

June 26th, 2020

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Self-quarantining recommended for Kentuckians who have traveled to the popular vacation destination within past two weeks FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 25, 2020) – The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) today issued an advisory for Kentucky residents who have traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, over the past […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

June 26th, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 25, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I’m proud of Kentuckians for the big sacrifices we’ve made to protect each other and also the small inconveniences that we’ve accepted […]

AAA Forecasts First Dip in Summer Travel in a Decade

AAA Forecasts First Dip in Summer Travel in a Decade

Bill Stephens

June 25th, 2020

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Trends show travelers are eager, but cautious to take summer vacations This summer, AAA forecasts Americans will take 700 million trips based on economic indicators and state re-openings. That number is down nearly 15% compared to last July through September, and is the first decline in summer travel […]

State releases county unemployment rate for May 2020

State releases county unemployment rate for May 2020

Bill Stephens

June 25th, 2020

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A link to Kentucky county unemployment rate charts is below. County Rate FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 25, 2020) – Unemployment rates rose in all 120 Kentucky counties between May 2019 and May 2020, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky […]

GRDHD Reports 14 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 14 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 25th, 2020

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On Thursday June 25, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 14 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 11 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 1 in Ohio County and 1 in Union County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

GRDHD Reports 13 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 13 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2020

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On Tuesday June 23, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 13 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 1 in Hancock County, 3 in Henderson County, and 1 in Union County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

Voting largely smooth in primaries in Kentucky, New York

Voting largely smooth in primaries in Kentucky, New York

Bill Stephens

June 23rd, 2020

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Voting on Tuesday appeared to be running smoother than primaries held two weeks earlier in Georgia and Nevada. There were no long lines in Kentucky or New York like the ones seen in Milwaukee and Atlanta. On Tuesday, there’s a lot […]

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 5 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2020

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On Monday June 22, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 5 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 4 in Daviess County and 1 in Webster County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 829. Three reported confirmed cases are […]

GRDHD Reports 2 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 2 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2020

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On Sunday June 21, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 2 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Daviess County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the district is 824. Two reported confirmed cases are currently hospitalized. Of the 824 confirmed cases […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

June 22nd, 2020

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 21, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday updated Kentuckians on the commonwealth’s ongoing efforts to defeat the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Team Kentucky, we can do this,” the Governor said. “Keep getting tested, keep wearing masks, keep answering the call if our contact […]

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2020 unemployment report

Education and Workforce Development Cabinet releases May 2020 unemployment report

Bill Stephens

June 19th, 2020

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Links to the employment chart and the unemployment rate chart are below. Employment Chart Unemployment Chart COVID-19 Statement FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 18, 2020) – Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary May 2020 unemployment rate was 11 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency […]

GRDHD Reports 15 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

GRDHD Reports 15 Additional Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Bill Stephens

June 19th, 2020

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On Thursday June 18, 2020 the Green River District Health Department (GRDHD) reported 15 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases – 8 in Daviess County, 3 in Henderson County, 2 in Ohio County, and 2 in Union County. The total number of reported COVID-19 cases in the […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

June 19th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on the state’s continued fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We’re going to address all the challenges that are in front of us and we’re […]

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Gov. Beshear Provides Update on COVID-19

Bill Stephens

June 19th, 2020

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Visit the Governor’s Facebook page to watch today’s news conference FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 17, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday updated Kentuckians on steps the state is taking to address the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “COVID-19 has been tough. It has changed so much about our daily lives. […]