Kentucky Health News, Author at Jessamine Journal

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Flu cases in Kentucky keep rising

Influenza continues to slam Kentucky, with one hospital system saying last week’s flu admissions were greater than Covid-19 admissions and another seeing about equal admissions ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Thursday, December 8, 2022 9:59 am

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Covid have risen slightly in Kentucky over the past week

Covid-19 cases in Kentucky appear to be on a rough plateau overall, but the number of counties with high and medium risk of transmission on ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, December 2, 2022 2:05 pm

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Kentucky’s COVID-19 cases jump, hospitalizations drop

The number of Kentuckians with COVID-19 nearly doubled last week over the prior week, but fewer people were hospitalized with it. The state Department for ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 10:00 am

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Four Kentuckians have died from the flu so far this season

Influenza continues to spread across Kentucky, and three more residents of the state have died from it, according to the state Department for Public Health. ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, November 25, 2022 12:00 pm

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State Supreme Court hears arguments in abortion case

The Supreme Court of Kentucky heard oral arguments Tuesday in a case that will ultimately, but not immediately, decide the constitutional framework for abortion laws ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 16, 2022 11:30 am

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Covid cases jump, deaths fall

New coronavirus cases in Kentucky increased by nearly 9 percent last week and the number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals jumped 25%, but the positive-test ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 9, 2022 5:09 pm

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State’s opioid-settlement money should be used for many needs speakers tell commission

More than 100 people attended the fifth town hall of the Opioid Abatement Advisory Commission to suggest how to spend the state’s $478 million settlement ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 12:10 pm

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CDC survey shows more than 2.5 million young people used electronic cigarettes in 2022

The 2022 National Youth Tobacco Survey found that 2.5 million middle- and high-school students, or about 9 percent of the total, said they used electronic ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Friday, October 14, 2022 12:00 pm

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Open enrollments for Medicaid and Medicare open soon

Open enrollment to make changes to Medicaid, Medicare, or federal-state subsidized Marketplace health insurance plans is just around the corner. Experts encourage participants in each ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Wednesday, October 12, 2022 2:15 pm

COVID-19

CDC map shows 75 counties with low risk of Covid-19 transmission

The latest federal risk map says most of Kentucky has a low risk of Covid-19 transmission, with only eight counties at high risk and just ... Read more

by Kentucky Health News, Tuesday, October 11, 2022 11:59 am

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