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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...

Mayor Gorton announces restrictions for Lexington parks to help social distancing


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...

Rupp Arena will host first concert since COVID shutdowns in March

Rupp Arena Central Bank's Luther Deaton revealing the new name

Rupp Arena had plans to host a concert before 2020 ends, but its first official concert since the mandatory COVID-19 shutdowns in March will have to wait until 2021. With the recent restrictions placed on indoor dining through December 13, which includes food and beverage at Rupp Arena concession stands, the decision has been made to postpone the concerts originally...

St. Patrick’s Plans are all shook up for Lexington in 2022

This was to be the year Lexington's wildly popular St. Patrick's Parade and Festival returned to downtown Lexington after a two-year Covid-imposed pause. Unfortunately, with an imposing winter storm in the forecast for this weekend, the 2022 parade has been canceled. Megan Moloney, parade chair and Bluegrass Irish Society president, announced, "As much as we want to hold our parade and...