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Bourbon County Announces COVID Update

COVID 19 update (January 11) Today the Bourbon County Health Department received 11 new positive COVID 19 cases. These cases are following isolation orders and recovering at home. Nineteen of our cases have fully recovered and have been released off isolation. Bourbon County Case Count: 1023-fully recovered 123- active 4-deceased total=1150 In other news, the…

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Gov. Beshear Announces 2,085 New COVID Cases

Governor condemns domestic terrorism, unveils letter from CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield saying public health guidance should not be written into law FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 11, 2021) – Today, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, condemned domestic terrorism and said General Assembly actions that would significantly limit the state’s ability to…

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Congressman Andy Barr Open Letter to Constituents of the Sixth Congressional District of Kentucky on Voting to Certify the Electoral College Results in Congress

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) wrote an open letter to constituents of Kentucky’s Sixth Congressional District following his vote to certify the results of the Electoral College in Congress.  A PDF version of this letter is attached and can also be found here.  Below, is the text of the letter from Congressman…

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House, Senate Leaders Respond To DC Rioting

“What happened today in Washington, D.C., is not who we are or what we stand for as a nation.  We condemn these acts and any plans to undermine our constitutional protections.  It’s time we unite as Americans and send a strong message that acts of violence will not be tolerated.”  — House and Senate Democratic…

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Bourbon County’s COVID Update (December 28)

The Bourbon County Health Department received 12 new positive COVID cases, these people are following isolation orders and recovering at home. The Bourbon County Health Department is happy to report that 14 of the current cases have fully recovered and have been released off isolation. Another happy report is that 52 first responders were vaccinated…

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Bourbon Heights Has Outbreak Of COVID Cases

WARREN TAYLOR | Citizen Staff Bourbon Heights Nursing Home has had 44 residents and 15 staff members test positive for COVID-19 over the last two weeks, according to a letter posted to the facility’s website on Dec. 21. “To care for all residents that have tested positive, we have created a COVID isolation unit located…

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