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New visitor policy coming to UK Healthcare with some exceptions

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The UK HealthCare has released a statement for COVID-19 pertaining to visitor policy:   UK HealthCare implements a no visitation policy in hospitals and clinics in response to the Coronavirus, starting at midnight on March 23, 2020. The policy will remain until hospital officials feel the threat of transmission has decreased significantly. “These are extraordinary times and we ask for your cooperation...

Non-essential retail to close their in-person shopping area in Lexington


It was announced that all in-person retail businesses that are not life-sustaining will close on Monday, March 23 at 8 pm. Life-sustaining, non-essential retail businesses are those that provide staple goods. A sampling what is considered essential and remains OPEN: Auto repair services Car rentals Building material, garden equipment/supplies dealers Banks, credit unions, other financial services Grocery stores & markets Carry-out,...

Coronavirus Response fund coming to Lexington


On March 19, 2020, Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton announced the launch of a Coronavirus Response Fund to help provide support to populations across Central and Appalachia Kentucky who may adversely be affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. "Neighbor to neighbor, friend to friend, business to community, that's how Lexington will get through this," said Mayor Linda Gorton. The Response Fund was formed...

Has the Lexington government closed departments due to COVID-19


Below is a list of Lexington government cancellations and closings in response to COVID-19 that have been announced. For a sampling of citywide cancellations and closures, check out what's open, what's closed, what's closing for coronavirus in downtown Lexington.      Fayette County Clerk Don Blevins announced in a release, "The Fayette County Clerk’s office will close to the public beginning Tuesday, March...