Kentucky's memorial dedicated to victims of the COVID-19 pandemic will be officially dedicated next Wednesday.
With the national COVID emergency guidelines having expired on Thursday, the final oversights from federal, state and local governments as well as health agencies will also end or be greatly reduced after more than three years.
Sunday’s announcement from Gov. Andy Beshear on Twitter that Virginia Moore, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH), had passed away on Saturday came as a shock to a state that had become used to her beaming smile and comforting presence during …
Kentucky has reached another milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, as the report released Monday afternoon by the Department for Public Health shows there have now been exactly 18,000 COVID-related deaths in the state.
There was a big improvement in the weekly COVID Community Levels map that was released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and issued by the Kentucky Department for Public Health on Friday.
CDC says most of Ky. has medium risk of COVID-19 transmission; flu rates remain high; Beshear urges vaccinations and boosters
While the number of Kentucky counties with a high risk of COVID-19 transmission went down by two on the latest federal risk map, the medium-risk category has 42 more counties than last week.
CDC's Kentucky risk map looks about the same as last week, but Beshear says 'COVID is definitely increasing' and counsels caution
The latest Centers for Disease Control map of COVID-19 risks in Kentucky is about the same as last week's, but "COVID is definitely increasing," Gov. Andy Beshear said at his weekly press conference, before the map was released.
It was another week of mixed results in the weekly COVID-19 report released on Monday by the Kentucky Department for Public Health, as some of the indicators rose, while others saw declines.
Kentucky has lost more than 17,000 people to COVID-19, which has killed more Kentuckians than World War I, World War II and the Vietnam War altogether. This burden has been much greater in some counties; the highest county death rate is five times the lowest one.
Franklin County remains in the low range for COVID-19 community levels according to a map released by the state Friday on its website kycovid.ky.gov.
Gov. Andy Beshear and First Lady Britainy Beshear rolled up their sleeves to receive the newly updated bivalent COVID-19 booster from Franklin County Health Department representatives during an event hosted in the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday.
After being in the medium COVID-19 community level last week, Franklin County has moved into the high community level.
No Kentucky counties are in the low range for COVID-19 community level, according to the map released Friday on the state’s website kycovid19.ky.gov.
Two-thirds of Kentucky’s counties are in the red zone for COVID-19 community level, according to the map released Thursday on the state’s website, kycovid19.ky.gov.
COVID cases continue to climb in Kentucky.
Franklin County has moved to the medium level on the latest COVID-19 community level map.
Franklin County is in the low range for Kentucky COVID-19 community levels for the second straight week.
Franklin County has moved to the medium COVID-19 community level in this week’s map on the state website kycovid.ky.gov.
Franklin County continues to have a low community level of COVID-19, according to the state website kycovid19.ky.gov.
Flu cases in Kentucky are on the rise; state has reported three flu deaths, one of them a dual infection of the flu and COVID-19
COVID-19 cases are on the wane across Kentucky, but influenza cases are on the rise and one person has been reported as dying from a co-infection of both.
The Franklin County Health Department celebrated National Public Health Week, April 4-10. This year’s theme was "Public Health is Where You Are.”
Franklin County remains in the low community level for COVID-19, according to the latest map released Friday on the state website kycovid19.ky.gov.
Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 at the Franklin County Health Department’s Public Health Center ended Thursday.
Franklin County remains in the medium level for COVID-19 on the state’s community levels map found at kycovid.ky.gov.
Franklin County has moved from the low community level for COVID-19 to medium on the state website kycovid.ky.gov.
As the coronavirus pandemic reaches the two-year mark, COVID-19 case numbers continue to decrease in Franklin County.
Frankfort Independent Schools will be moving to masks being optional beginning Monday.
Starting Tuesday, masks will be recommended but not required for Franklin County Schools students, staff and visitors.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has relaxed its guidance for wearing masks to thwart the pandemic, but says infections and hospitalizations in most of Kentucky are so high that people in all but 18 of the state's 120 counties should continue to wear masks in indoor pub…
Franklin County has seen a significant drop in COVID cases in the past week, but February is still one for the record books.
COVID-19 numbers appear to be slowing in Franklin County, but they’re still high.
Franklin County ended January with 3,682 confirmed cases of COVID-19, easily the most cases in a single month since the pandemic began nearly two years ago.
On Friday, Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd told Christopher Perkins the court was rooting for him after sentencing Perkins to a three-year diversion on the condition that he successfully complete a long-term drug program on two cases involving possession of methamphetamine and heroin.
COVID-19 numbers are still high in Franklin County but appear to be dropping, according to the Franklin County Health Department.
The Franklin County Health Department reported 3,573 COVID-19 cases in January on Monday, the last day of the month.
Franklin County saw a steep rise in COVID-19 cases this week with 880 new cases in a three-day span.
Franklin County COVID-19 cases this month have nearly doubled the previous record for most cases in a month.
COVID-19 case numbers continue to rise in the county, and Franklin County Schools has made a decision to keep schools closed for the rest of the week.
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.
The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Franklin County.
January 2022 has shattered the record for the month with the most COVID-19 cases in Franklin County.
Franklin County has seen nearly 1,000 new COVID-19 cases in January and is averaging around 100 cases a day.
Frankfort Independent Schools will begin offering drive-thru COVID-19 testing Tuesday at Second Street School.
Frankfort Independent Schools is hosting a COVID-19 Pfizer booster clinic Friday for FIS students and staff.
Franklin County Schools has updated its COVID and Test to Stay guidance.
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.
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.
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.
Franklin County has seen an increase of 290 COVID cases in a week.