News & Events
- Prisoner serving time for drug charge is first U.S. inmate to die from COVID-19 March 29, 2020Patrick Jones, a 49-year-old prisoner in Louisiana who was serving a 27-year prison term for a drug charge, became the first federal inmate to die from COVID-19, the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced late on Saturday.
- Trump mulls quarantine for New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut March 29, 2020President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a two-week quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus from the country's epicenter, but he added that such a move would not affect trade in any way.
- Trump drops idea of New York lockdown as U.S. death count crosses 2,000 March 29, 2020President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would issue a travel warning for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of the coronavirus, backing off from an earlier suggestion that he might try to cut off the region entirely.
- CDC warns residents of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut against non-essential travel March 29, 2020The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday warned residents of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut against non-essential domestic travel for 14 days.
- Clothing rental service Rent the Runway lays off workers amid coronavirus outbreak March 29, 2020U.S. clothing rental firm Rent the Runway said on Saturday it had laid off retail employees following temporary store closures amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
- Hockey sticks, sturgeons and skis: how much is enough physical distance? March 29, 2020From hockey sticks in Canada to downhill skis in Colorado, health officials are searching for relatable ways to urge people to keep a safe distance, in a global effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
- Pence says virus taskforce soon to deliver recommendation on whether to re-open economy March 29, 2020Vice President Mike Pence, heading the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, said on Saturday that he would deliver a recommendation to the president on whether to re-open the U.S. economy in the coming week.
- Your COVID-19 questions, answered March 29, 2020There is a lot of misinformation circulating about the coronavirus, so we took to Instagram, Twitter and Reddit to see what questions have been bugging you, our readers.Below are answers from several healthcare experts who have been following the outbreak. Please note that there is much we still don’t know about the new virus, and […]
- Coronavirus outbreak is stretching New York's ambulance service to breaking point March 29, 2020The coronavirus outbreak sweeping through New York City has pushed its ambulance service close to the breaking point, with hundreds of personnel out ill and emergency calls skyrocketing, supervisors and rank-and-file emergency medical technicians said on Friday.
- Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and prisons March 29, 2020Sean Hernandez says he covers his mouth and nose with a t-shirt or towel when he leaves his cell, the only defense he can improvise against the coronavirus outbreak now sweeping through New York’s Rikers Island jail system.
- Kentucky Sees Biggest One Day Jump in COVID-19 Cases March 28, 2020There are a total of 394 cases in the state and a ninth person has died.
- Patients Turn to Telehealth Options During COVID-19 Crisis March 28, 2020Telehealth is great option for those who have had their surgeries delayed.
- The Congregation and the Baseball Team: Tag Teaming to Help Seniors March 28, 2020The two groups came together as #OneKentucky to help members of their community
- Second Louisville Firefighter Tests Positive for COVID-19 March 28, 2020A second Louisville firefighter has tested positive for the coronavirus.
- Rep. Massie Pushes for Recorded Vote on Historic Bill March 27, 2020Massie often raises concerns about astronomical federal spending and government overreach.
- UofL Health Feels Prepared For Coronavirus Surge March 27, 2020The hospital system hasn't seen a surge similar to what's happening in other states
- Friday's Coronavirus Task Force Briefing March 27, 2020Ventilators and the number states actually need was discussed
- Lieutenant Governor Provides Update on Unemployment Filing Problems in Kentucky March 27, 2020Coleman says state workers are processing 30x the normal workload for unemployment claims.
- People in Addiction Recovery Find Support With Virtual Tools During Coronavirus March 27, 2020Virtual meetings help those on the road to recovery
- Louisville's Omni Hotel Closing Today March 27, 2020The closing is temporary, but due to coronavirus