During a School Nurse End of the Year Webcast on March 1, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) encouraged school health providers to prepare to offer services to students during the summer.
According to new research from the West Virginia University School of Medicine, the combination of a disposable surgical mask as an underlayer with a tightly-fitting fabric outer layer significantly improves filtration efficiency and protection.
Following the flooding that occurred earlier this week, representatives of the Red Cross said the organization is currently working closely with counties impacted by the flood-related damage.
Over the course of the last year, telehealth has been transforming the way individuals receive medical attention and last week, two local hospitals presented on how this new advancement can help the Floyd County Schools District.
As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to be rolled out in Floyd County, the number of cases continues t a decline and on Tuesday officials provided an update regarding where Floyd County currently stands.
As Floyd County and Highlands Regional ARH began its Phase 1c vaccination process on Feb. 25, the hospital was paid a visit by Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jacquline Coleman who wanted to see how the process was going, as well as thank all of the healthcare heroes.
The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky is currently collecting donations to help fund relief for people affected by the recent severe flooding in southeastern Kentucky.
Torrential rainfall over the weekend caused numerous problems in Floyd County, from swollen creeks and streams, to mud slides, road damage and power outages.
On March 1, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 18 industries can increase capacity to 60 percent as the state completes its seventh straight week of declining COVID-19 cases.
The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is breaking out the books to participate in ‘Read Across America Day’, a nationwide reading celebration honoring Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries and community centers participate by bringing together kids and teens to …
Two Martin County men, Sherman Jude, 73, and Johnathon Jude, 40, both of Lovely, were sentenced Feb. 23 by U.S. District Judge Robert Wier, for violations of the Lacey Act, regarding ginseng purchases and required record keeping. Sherman Jude received two years of probation with a $30,000 fi…
After much of Floyd County was devastated by large amounts of rain which caused many areas to flood, the Floyd County School System has announced that it will be opening several of its schools for warming stations.
As Kentucky begins to see its COVID-19 cases decline and its rate of vaccinations increase, the Kentucky Supreme Court has amended two orders to allow courts to begin easing restrictions on in-person access. Administrative Order 2021-06 replaces Administrative Order 2021-01 in its entirety a…
Each year Appalachian Regional Healthcare honors exceptional employees from across its Kentucky and West Virginia system who are named as their respective hospital’s annual ARH CARES Award winners. However, 2020 was unlike any year we have ever experienced and every employee went above and b…
As Floyd County and Highlands ARH Regional Medical Center began its phase 1c vaccination process on Feb. 25, the hospital was paid a visit by Lt. Gov. Jacquline Coleman who wanted to see how the process was going, as well as thank all of the healthcare heroes.
This week, a local band is using its first album debut as a way to give back to the clinic that helped save the life of the band guitarist’s son.