As part of its ongoing work to educate the public about tuberculosis (TB) and prevent the spread of the disease, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), a part of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, is reminding Kentuckians that March 24 is World TB Day.
This year’s theme from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “Unite to End TB” to emphasize the partnership between various organizations to eliminate TB. To show his support, Governor Matthew Bevin has declared March 2017 as “TB Continue reading Tuberculosis Remains as a Serious Public Health Concern
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Circle K #3265, 707 Chestnut St. Berea 100%
Speedway #9210, 2047 Merrick Dr. Richmond 98%
Redi Mart #60, 1104 Berea Rd. Richmond 97%
Burger King #16844, 500 Hampton Way, Richmond 97%
(Click continue reading for food inspections) Continue reading FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING 3-17, 2017
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, the time for legal and financial planning is now. This workshop is for anyone who would like to know more about what legal and financial issues to consider and how to put plans in place. Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PLANNING
In Kentucky alone it is estimated that 70,000 individuals have Alzheimer’s disease and 271,000 people are their caregivers. 271,000 caregivers are dealing with strange behaviors that they may not know how to deal with. Wandering, hallucinations, paranoia, aggression, shadowing, the exaggerated use of curse Continue reading STRUGGLING TO UNDERSTAND BEHAVIORS
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet will host free OSHA training in Lexington from March 20-23. The week-long workplace safety seminar is a part of the Labor Cabinet’s Population Center Training series which are held in various cities across the state throughout the year.
Population Center Training courses are for both employers and employees and are typically given over a one-week period at each location. The courses are designed to outline the requirements contained in the various subparts of the General Industry and Continue reading KY Labor Cabinet to Hold Free OSHA Training in Lexington Next Week
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement regarding the American Health Care Act’s Congressional Budget Office score:
“Obamacare is a failed law that is hurting the middle class. Maintaining the current Obamacare status quo is not an option. That is why voters wanted change this election and tasked Republicans in Congress and President Trump to repeal and replace Continue reading CBO: American Health Care Act Will Lower Premiums, Reduce Deficit
For the first time, total payments for caring for individuals living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias exceeded a quarter trillion dollars ($259 billion), according to findings from the 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. The report was Continue reading New Alzheimer’s Association Report Shows Growing Cost and Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on Nation’s Families and Economy
The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) urges everyone to celebrate National Deaf History Month, March 13 – April 15, by recognizing deaf champions and increasing awareness of the deaf community’s rich history. Continue reading KCDHH celebrates Deaf History Month
The fourth annual Saint Joseph Berea Gala raised $25,000 for the Saint Joseph Berea Foundation, part of KentuckyOne Health. The event featuring dinner, dancing, and a silent auction was held Continue reading Fourth Annual Saint Joseph Berea Gala for Healing and Hope
March is National Eye Donor Month, a special time to honor those who donate their corneas after death to give others sight. More than 48,000 Americans have their sight restored each year as a result of corneal transplants and can once again see loved ones and Continue reading 48,000 Receive Sight & Celebrated in March by KY Circuit Court Clerks
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McDonald’s #7012, 864 Eastern By Pass, Richmond 94%
Circle K # 3256, 707 Chestnut St. Berea 98%
Arby’s #1864, 100 Plaza Dr. Berea 99% Continue reading FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING 3-3, 2017
Lexington, KY- The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo will take its fourth ride at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 7pm. Gates open at 6pm, with a variety of activities planned for the whole family. Families can visit the inflatable village, face painting booths, roping and riding demonstrations and numerous specialty vendor booths.
Award-winning, professional rodeo entertainment will be provided again this year Continue reading FOURTH ANNUAL COWBOY UP FOR A CURE RODEO OFFERS NEW ATTRACTIONS VOTED “2016 MID-STATES RODEO OF THE YEAR”
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) maintenance crews will be repairing potholes today between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on portions of Interstate 75 in Fayette and Scott Counties.
Repair work will occur in both directions of the interstate, at milepoint 117.4 (northern split) in Fayette and milepoint 121.1 (Cane Run Bridge) in Scott County. Two lanes will remain open at all times.
For real-time traffic and roadway information, visit http://goky.ky.gov.
Monday evening House Republicans unveiled the American Health Care Act, which they hope will replace the Affordable Care Act. In reality, this bill falls far short of that goal.
“This is not a replacement plan. It proposes major changes that will harm Kentuckians,” says Cara Stewart, Health Law Fellow at Continue reading American Health Care Act is Bad for KY