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COVID-19 update: County adds 445 new cases from Sunday to Wednesday

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, 3:45 p.m. — The current variant of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant in Nelson County, prompting a substantial increase in the number of positive testing numbers provided by the Kentucky Department of Public Health. Between Sunday, Jan. 16th and Wednesday, Jan. 19th, Nelson […]

January 20th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

COVID update: Nelson County setting records for number of new COVID-19 cases

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 — The latest mutation of the COVID-19 virus continues to run rampant across most of Kentucky, including Nelson County. Nelson County is 9th highest county in the state for reports of new COVID cases. On Monday, the Lincoln Trail District Health Department reported 283 new […]

January 11th, 2022 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

Spring View Hospital names Tonia McCarthy as its new chief nursing officer

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 — Spring View Hospital is pleased to announce that Tonia McCarthy, RN has been named chief nursing officer at Spring View Hospital effective Dec. 1, 2021. “We are so thrilled to have someone with Tonia’s experience joining our team at Spring View as CNO,” shared […]

December 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Health,News | Read More »

Local health departments to start offering all three COVID-19 vaccinations Nov. 15th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department (LTDHD) will begin offering Moderna, Pfizer, and Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine by appointment at all six of our health department clinic locations, including the Nelson County Health Department on South Third Street. As of Nov. 15, 2021, we […]

November 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Education,Health,News,Public Safety,State government | Read More »

College students can save money by cooking for themselves on campus

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021 — College students looking to stretch their dollars can do so by cooking meals for themselves instead of dining out, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). Eating right is a necessity, but it doesn’t have to be an expensive one. Students who […]

November 9th, 2021 | Posted in Education,Health,News | Read More »

Physicians to Children has COVID vaccine for ages 5-11 starting Thursday, Nov. 4th

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 — Now that the CDC has unanimously approved the Pfizer COVID-19 for children ages 5-11, vaccinations will be available locally for this age group at Physicians To Children and Adolescents, 201 South Fifth St. in Bardstown. AVAILABLE THURSDAY. The earliest the vaccine will be administered […]

November 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Education,Health,News,Politics,Public Safety | Read More »

Isaiah House taking part in trial of an electrical device to treat opioid addiction

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 — The Willisburg-based Isaiah House Treatment Center is taking part in a new, non-drug medical device trial that promotes opiod abstinence without the use of medication. The new treatment device for opioid addiction could change the way addiction is addressed nationally. Isaiah House, a faith-based […]

November 1st, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Ignore social media chatter: COVID vaccines don’t affect a woman’s fertility

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 — There is a common misconception that the COVID-19 vaccine impacts a woman’s ability to have children. However, there is no evidence that any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccine affects a woman’s fertility. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to become pregnant are encouraged […]

October 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Community News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID-19 update: New case downward trend continues across Lincoln Trail district

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 — The number of new COVID-19 cases in Nelson County continues its downward trend based on the new data released Thursday afternoon by the Lincoln Trial District Health Department. NELSON COUNTY. There were 24 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Nelson County, following 48 new […]

October 7th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

New drive-thru COVID-19 testing site opened at Towne Mall in Elizabethtown

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 — A new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site is now open in Elizabethtown. Bluewater Diagnostic Laboratory in partnership with Baptist Health Hardin and the Lincoln Trail District Health Department (LTDHD), opened the site earlier this week. The new testing site is located at Towne Mall in […]

October 2nd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

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