Governor Advises Public To Enjoy The Weekend–Safely

Coronavirus Update For Friday, April 2 Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Gov. Andy Beshear declined to say whether he would extend restrictions on travel and public gathering beyond the end of April. Beshear also implored Kentuckians to continue follow social distancing guidelines–especially during this weekend’s beautiful weather–saying they had the  potential to save thousands of…

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Schools Will Stay Closed Until May 1, Governor Says

Coronavirus Update For Thursday, April 2 Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] Gov. Andy Beshear has asked Kentucky’s public schools to stay closed until at least May 1. Beshear informed education leaders—including school superintendents—during a conference call Thursday, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. At Thursday’s briefing, the governor said he plans to talk with district leaders…

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Zantac Recalled Because Of Possible Cancer Risk

Zantac, the popular heartburn medication, is being recalled because of a possible cancer risk. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting manufacturers immediately withdraw all ranitidine drugs–commonly known by the brand name Zantac–due to possible contamination by a suspected carcinogen, N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). The FDA has determined that NDMA levels in some ranitidine products increase…

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Northpoint Inmate Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update For Wednesday, April 1 Robert Moore Herald Staff [email protected] An inmate at Northpoint Training Center in Boyle County has tested negative for the coronavirus, Gov. Andy Beshear has announced. The inmate was tested on Friday and placed in quarantine, according to a report by the Lexington Herald-Leader. The inmate’s dormmates were also quarantined.…

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