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Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Reminds Kentuckians to Click It or Ticket Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend

Motorists reminded to buckle up, enforcement heightened May 23-June 5   FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 19, 2022) – As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining law enforcement around the commonwealth for the annual Click It or Ticket campaign, encouraging motorists to buckle up and stay…

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May is Motorcycle and Bike Safety Awareness Month

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet joins NHTSA in promoting shared safety practices by all highway users FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 3, 2022) – In recognition of May as Motorcycle and Bike Safety Awareness Month, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in reminding all road users…

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Beshear says he is looking at ways to bring medical marijuana to Ky. by executive action, while seeking public’s opinion on topic

  Business Insider map provided by Beshear’s office, adapted by Ky. Health News By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News  After a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky failed again in the legislature, Gov. Andy Beshear announced a plan to ask Kentuckians how he might address the issue through executive action. “This session, like the…

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Coronavirus cases and positive-test rate in Kentucky are rising, but deaths and hospital numbers are declining more

  Kentucky Health News chart from state data By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News  Daily cases and the share of Kentuckians testing positive for the coronavirus are rising again, apparently reflecting a national trend. The state’s report for the last Monday-Sunday period showed 3,257 new cases of the virus, an average of 465 per day,…

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Unwinding the Medicaid Continuous Health Coverage Benefit

Big changes are coming to Kentuckians who qualified for uninterrupted health coverage during the pandemic. Here’s what thousands of us, and members of our communities, need to know.   Provided by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Tens of thousands of Kentuckians who have benefitted from continuous health coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic…

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HEAL Update: Study Making Impact in WAVE 1 Communities

    By Elizabeth Chapin LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 20, 2022) — More than two years into the University of Kentucky’s $87 million HEALing Communities Study (HCS) to address the opioid epidemic in Kentucky, it is possible to see the life-changing impacts it has already made in the eight counties of the study’s first wave. Launched in 2019, the ambitious…

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