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Flaget hospital foundation’s ‘Evening of Hope’ to benefit cancer patients, families

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Monday, April 26, 2021 — The Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation will be hosting an “Evening of Hope” on Saturday, May 15, 2021, as part of a statewide fundraising effort to benefit CHI Saint Joseph Health cancer patients and their families. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event will […]

April 26th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,Charitable Events,Community News,Education,Health,News | Read More »

Register today for Nelson County, Hardin County COVID-19 vaccination clinics

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 15, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is now accepting registrations for any resident who is 16 years of age or older and is seeking a COVID-19 vaccination. Appointments are required. Any resident in the six-county Lincoln Trail district seeking a vaccination may call today […]

April 15th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Lincoln Trail Health Department suspends use of J&J vaccine in scheduled clinics

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 13, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department announced Tuesday that the FDA has recommended pausing the use of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine after the administration of 6.8 million doses across the United States. The temporary pause will allow officials to investigate preliminary reports […]

April 13th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Cuts in J&J vaccine availability to affect health department vaccination clinics

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, April 8, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department has been advised that the number of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine Kentucky is going to receive has been cut by 78 percent. This cut will impact the following upcoming health department vaccination clinics that were […]

April 8th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Lincoln Trail District Health Department vaccine appointments still available

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Wednesday, April 7, 2021 — Nelson County residents can sign up now for a COVID-19 vaccination clinic set for tomorrow, Thursday, April 8th in Hardin County. Call (270) 769-1601 for an appointment. The clinic will be administering the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Anyone over age 18 is eligible […]

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

Local media recognized for helping public learn of COVID vaccination clinic

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, April 5, 2021, 3 p.m. — Nelson County Judge Executive Dean Watts took time at the start of Tuesday’s meeting of Nelson Fiscal Court to publicly thank the Nelson County Gazette and WBRT Radio. Watts told the court that last Thursday, the Lincoln Trail District Health Department director […]

April 6th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Business News,City Government,Community News,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

COVID-19 update: District health dept. reports 15 new cases in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, March 2, 2021 — Nelson County had 15 new COVID-19 positive cases reported Monday, March 1, 2021, by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. The new numbers bring the county’s case total to 4,574 cases. One-hundred and forty cases are active, while 4,391 individuals have recovered. The county […]

March 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News,Public Safety | Read More »

Local pharmacies, regional Walmart, Kroger stores to offer COVID-19 vaccines

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 — Gov. Andy Beshear announced six new regional COVID-19 vaccination sites, new mobile clinics, 10 new Kroger locations, 15 new Walmart stores, and 125 new pharmacies — Walgreens and Good Neighbor independent pharmacies — that will now offer COVID-19 vaccines. “Each new site we open […]

February 11th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News | Read More »

COVID-19 update: Health department reports 71 new cases in Nelson County

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 — Nelson County had 71 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 by the Lincoln Trail District Health Department. The new cases bring the county’s total number of COVID cases to 4,288, with 395 of those cases active. The county has recorded 30 COVID-related […]

February 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,City Government,County government,Health,News | Read More »

COVID-19 vaccinations available through the Lincoln Trail health department

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIOSTAFF REPORT Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 — The Lincoln Trail District Health Department is accepting appointments for COVID-19 vaccination clinics for up to 1,800 people. Priority will be given to adults 70 and older that are not covered by the school vaccination program. Clinics will be offered on the following dates, […]

February 9th, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News,Health,News | Read More »

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