As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened some of its Covid-19 recommendations, even more Kentucky counties moved into the high-risk category for coronavirus transmission on the CDC’s weekly risk map.
Blood Drive: Saturday, August 6 from 9:30 a.m.–1 p.m. Lee County Extension Office Community Room 259 Industrial Park Road, Beattyville. Blood donors must be at least 17 years old (16 with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds, be in general good health, show a photo I.D. and meet addi…
Governor Andy Beshear is considering taking executive action to allow patients dealing with chronic pain as well as veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder to access medical marijuana. That is if the general assembly doesn’t advance the legislation.
Mercy Health - Marcum and Wallace Hospital held a ceremony Friday, June 17th to present trauma kits to Estill, Lee, Owsley, and Powell County Sheriff’s departments.
Hospice Care Plus will host its first-ever Volunteer Fair on Thursday, June 23, from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at its Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Mariah Smith, volunteer coordinator at Hospice Care Plus, is organizing the event to give community members a chance to explore volunteer opp…
Kentucky is taking advantage of a little-used provision of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to create a health-insurance plan for Kentuckians who make too much to qualify for free Medicaid coverage but not enough to pay for private insurance.
The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) has honored Kaye Wilson, Administrator of Lee County Care and Rehabilitation Center in Beattyville, Kentucky, with the 2022 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. Only 3% of facilities nationwide met the initial selection criteria.
Newly confirmed Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf says "the issue that keeps him up at night . . . is the proliferation of false and misleading health information, particularly online — and the distrust in institutions, data and expertise that it has wrought."