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Mobile COVID-19 vaccination sites coming to Whitley, Laurel counties

If you have been wanting to get a COVID-19 vaccination, but didn’t have transportation to Williamsburg or London, then you may be in luck. In an effort to help get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 in underserved areas, some mobile vaccination sites are coming to the local...
Posted On 28 May 2021

Mobile COVID-19 vaccination sites coming to Whitley, Laurel counties

If you have been wanting to get a COVID-19 vaccination, but didn’t have transportation to Corbin, Williamsburg or London, then you may be in luck. In an effort to help get more people vaccinated against COVID-19 in underserved areas, some mobile vaccination sites are coming to...
Posted On 26 May 2021

Pfizer COVID–19 vaccine will be available at Corbin High School ballpark Saturday afternoon

Baptist Health Corbin will be offering the opportunity to catch the COVID–19 vaccine and a ballgame Saturday afternoon. The hospital has partnered with the Whitley County Health Department to offer the Pfizer vaccine from 1 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Corbin High School baseball...

Mobile COVID-19 vaccination sites coming to Whitley, Laurel counties this week

In an effort to help get people vaccinated for COVID-19 in under served areas, some mobile vaccination sites are coming to the local area this week to provide free vaccinations. The project is a joint effort involving the Kentucky Health Department, its contractor, Wild Health,...
Posted On 10 May 2021

Walk-in COVID–19 vaccines available through Baptist Health Corbin

Individuals interested in receiving the COVID–19 vaccination may now do so on a walk-in basis at the Baptist Health Corbin’s COVID–19 vaccine clinic. “You can still make an appointment if you want to,” said Debbie Hardin, Strategic Services Manager at the hospital. The...

Today is one-year anniversary of first COVID-19 case in Whitley County

Change. Sure, many words can, have and will be used to describe the COVID-19 pandemic, such as awful, terrible, horrible, deadly, etc., but in terms of its impact on society, change may be the one word that sums it up best. In-person meetings changed to Zoom meetings, and many...
Posted On 06 Apr 2021

COVID–19 vaccinations to be made available to 16, 17-year-olds

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday that the minimum age to receive the COVID–19 vaccination will be lowered to 16 effective Friday. However, of the three approved vaccines from Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer, only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 16 and...

Over 15 percent of Whitley County residents vaccinated against COVID-19

In terms of COVID-19 vaccination rates, Whitley County is beating the national percentages in regards to the percent of the population at least 18 years of age that are vaccinated and the percent of the population at least 65 years of age that are vaccinated, and is nearly at the...
Posted On 01 Apr 2021

Knox, Laurel and Bell counties report COVID-19 incidence rates in the top 12 statewide Friday

Knox, Laurel, Bell and Whitley County all reported COVID-19 incidence rates Friday that were among the top 19 highest incidence rates in the state. The Knox County Kentucky Health Department announced Friday that 19 new COVID-19 cases had been reported, which includes three cases...
Posted On 19 Mar 2021

COVID-19 death toll jumps significantly for Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties due to state audit

The COVID-19 death toll is jumping significantly in Whitley, Knox and Laurel counties. During his daily press briefing Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that 417 additional deaths are now being reported that occurred during the most recent COVID-19 surge which took place...
Posted On 18 Mar 2021