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Mayor Gorton announces restrictions for Lexington parks to help social distancing

parks

Mayor Linda Gorton announced effective March 27 that all athletic fields and courts in Lexington parks are closed, but walking/biking/running trails will remain open. These restrictions are to help the community with social distancing. Mayor Gorton also announced that Lexington's natural areas like Raven Run and McConnell springs are to close along with golf courses. These measures are being put...

New visitor policy coming to UK Healthcare with some exceptions

UK HealthCare

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. ‚ÄúThese are extraordinary times and we ask for your cooperation...

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

retail

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

coronavirus

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...