April 2021

Bridging The Great Health Divide | Vaccine divide in Appalachia

MARCH 2021

Local control is needed to curb smoking
 
Mayfield pastors tackle COVID-19 vaccine messaging
 
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky names new members to its Community Advisory Council
 
COVID Watch: PSA to urge Black Kentuckians to get vaccine; Norton to expand visitation
https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/2021/03/22/kentucky-covid-19-vaccine-available-for-veterans-at-robley-rex/4720475001/ 

“I Got the Shot” campaign address black Kentuckians COVID-19 vaccine questions
https://www.wnky.com/i-got-the-shot-campaign-address-black-kentuckians-covid-19-vaccine-questions/ 

Survey: Students say pandemic has increased students’ use of ‘vapes’ and other tobacco products
https://www.kyforward.com/survey-students-say-pandemic-has-increased-students-use-of-vapes-and-other-tobacco-products/ 

FEBRUARY 2021

January 2021

Kentucky bill to ease immunization standards for children, others alarms health advocates
 
Flu shot: Please don’t skip this year
 
Murray State Tests Mayfield Wastewater for COVID
 
Youth substance-use webinar says parents need to talk to kids early about vaping; addresses roles of music, social determinants
 
Ky. counties say cigarettes, vaping hurting economy, seek local control of tobacco marketing, sales
 
Health experts say administrators must focus on equity in COVID-19 vaccine rollout
 
New law bans electronic cigarette sales by mail
 
Well known retired EKY attorney joins state foundation board
 
Mayfield wastewater testing shows promise for more targeted measures to thwart coronavirus infections, foundation says
 
Health equity expert Lasley-Bibbs elected chair of Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky