LOUISVILLE, Ky, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky will host a free, one-hour webinar on Thursday, Oct. 29, on death, dying and grief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hildegard House Executive Director Karen Cassidy, formerly a palliative care nurse practitioner and nursing school teacher, will guide the conversation.

The webinar is part of the Foundation's "Kentucky Inspired" series of Health for a Change training programs that provide an opportunity to learn how Kentucky leaders are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar is free, but registration is required.

Kentucky Inspired: Grieving in the Time of COVID-19
Thursday, October 29, 12 noon (ET)
Register here.

Health for a Change webinars are recorded and posted, along with slide presentations, on our website here.

If you are struggling with grief, several care and crisis lines are available to help:

Hosparus Health Grief Center 800-264-0521
Bluegrass Care Navigators, Grief Care 855-492-0812
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-TALK (8255)
National Youth Crisis Hotline 800-442-HOPE (4673)
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

About the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Funded by an endowment, the mission of the nonpartisan Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky is to address the unmet health needs of Kentuckians by developing and influencing policy, improving access to care, reducing health risks and disparities, and promoting health equity. Since the Foundation opened its doors in 2001, it has invested more than $29 million in health policy research, advocacy, and demonstration project grants across the Commonwealth.

Media Contacts:
Bonnie J. Hackbarth
bhackbarth@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
502-552-3770 (Mobile)

Alexa Kerley
akerley@healthy-ky.org 
877-326-2583 (Office)
859-229-9611 (Mobile)