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For the first time, more than one hospital-readiness region reported all its intensive-care beds full. Regions in white have fewer than 80% of their ICU beds occupied. (State chart; click to…

State Department for Public Health graph; EUA is the acronym for emergency-use authorization. The federal government is now running the antibody supplies through states due to heavy demand. —– By Melissa Patrick…

Dept. for Public Health graph, adapted by Ky. Health News; for a larger version, click on it. —– By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News With 69% of Kentucky’s acute-care hospitals reporting…

Janel Carter held a “Stop The Mandates” sign as legislative action moved from the state Capitol to the Capitol Annex on the first day of the special legislative session. (Photo by…

National Geographic map, adapted by Kentucky Health News; to enlarge, click on it. —– Kentucky’s coronavirus infection rate over the last seven days is still the nation’s third-highest, and its rate…

Suzie Razmus (via Facebook) —– Voicing worry that Corbin’s regional hospital can’t cope with the raft of Covid-19 patients, Mayor Suzie Razmus is advising unvaccinated people to stay home. “I just…

Ky. Health News graph; case numbers are from initial, unadjusted reports; click it to enlarge. —– By Al Cross Kentucky Health News “The legislature owns this pandemic moving forward” because…

Frankfort capitol building —– By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News The Kentucky General Assembly has passed a bill to prevent a statewide mask mandate until June 2023, and shifting the…