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Kentucky Blood Center Issues Critical Need for Donors

Sunday, June 7, 2020 – Today the Kentucky Blood Center announced a critical need for blood donors as the nationwide blood shortage which has been plaguing many areas of our country for weeks has impacted the Commonwealth. KBC, which supplies blood to more than 70 Kentucky hospitals, has an urgent need for all blood types […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: Tuesday, May 26

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 26, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday updated Kentuckians on the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We are going to get through this together because we are strong, we are resilient, and for the most part over this Memorial Day weekend, we showed that we can continue to do the right […]

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Updated Lexington COVID-19 Testing Site Information

Lexington will utilize two sites for COVID-19 testing. Both sites provide for drive-through testing. Here are the details for each one: WALGREENS 2296 Executive Drive (the corner of Winchester Road, Executive Drive, and Sir Barton Way) Testing Dates: Now through Friday, May 29 Testing times: 9 am-5 pm. Registration website: www.walgreens.com/coronavirus NOTE:  The Walgreen tests […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Saturday, May 23

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 23, 2020) – Over the Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “I am urging Kentuckians to please be safe this weekend,” Gov. Beshear said. “As we recover, we are depending on Kentuckians to take the steps necessary to protect one another this weekend […]

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Be Safe on the Roads as Kentucky Re-Opens for Work and Play

As Kentuckians transition from Healthy at Home to Healthy at Work, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is asking motorists to help prevent an increase in crashes, injuries and deaths as traffic volumes increase. “Many Kentuckians have worked diligently to make sure our friends and family are safe by being healthy at home,” said […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Thursday, May 21

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 21, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday updated Kentuckians on guidelines for reopening safely as the state battles the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “We’re going to get through this together because just like Healthy at Home, we’re going to be Healthy at Work in a way where we’re are going to do this […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Tuesday, May 19

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 19, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday set out state guidelines for having a safe Memorial Day weekend while continuing to fight the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). “Just because we are healthy at home and healthy at work doesn’t mean we can’t be out there to be healthy physically,” the Governor said. “The […]

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COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Monday, May 18

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 18, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday said Kentuckians will continue to defeat the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), get back to work and safely reopen the economy by being tested and participating in contact tracing. The Governor called on Kentuckians to support contact tracing: “Team Kentucky needs you – answer the call if […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Thursday, May 14

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 14, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Thursday reminded Kentuckians to keep up the fight against the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in the commonwealth. “When people write the history about this point in time, they will say the people of America, but specifically the people of Kentucky, came together, did what it took, and […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: 5pm, Tuesday, May 12

FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 12, 2020) – Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday said Kentuckians need to be resilient, resourceful and resolute in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), even as warmer weather brings new opportunities for gatherings – and virus transmission. “We’re going to get through this together because we’re strong enough, we’re resilient enough and at […]

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