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If you live in a Kentucky county where a low percentage of the population has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, more of your neighbors are likely to have died from the disease. And if you live in a county with a high full-vaccination rate, it is likely to have a low death rate.

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January is shaping up to have the highest one-month total of COVID-19 cases in Franklin County since the pandemic began nearly two years ago.

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COVID-19 cases have increased significantly this week, with the Franklin County Health Department reporting 397 new cases in the three days between its reports.

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The Franklin County Health Department will be closed Friday because of inclement weather, and no COVID-19 testing will be available Friday at the health department's Public Health Center.

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"With another coronavirus variant racing across the U.S., once again health authorities are urging people to mask up indoors. Yes, you’ve heard it all before," Maria Godoy reports for NPR. "But given how contagious omicron is, experts say, it’s seriously time to upgrade to an N95 or similar …

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COVID-19 cases in Franklin County rose by 140 in a week’s time, from Nov. 22 to Monday, according to a report from the Franklin County Health Department Monday.

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COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be a topic of conversation during the holidays, which could bring tension to family gatherings.The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses created a guide to help those who have been vaccinated to engage in constructive conversations with family members a…

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A memorial service was held in the State Capitol Rotunda on Sunday, to honor over 10,000 Kentuckians who have lost their lives to COVID-19, and the winning design for a permanent memorial on the Capitol grounds was also unveiled.

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Michelle Searcy (BSN, RN School Nursing Supervisor II) and the staff at the Franklin County Health Department were named Team Kentucky All-Stars this week.

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Starting next week, Frankfort Independent Schools, working with the Cumberland Family Medical Center, will be offering Test to Stay for its students.

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The Kentucky Association of Government Communicators has named Virginia Moore, executive director of the Kentucky Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, as its 2021 Communicator of the Year.

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The Humane Society and the Franklin County Health Department are partnering for a vaccination event on Sunday, Sept. 26, at the Hancock Pavilion at Lakeview Park.