As COVID-19 continues to spread across the region, we will continue to bring you coverage of the effects the virus has on our community. Read our stories and go to our trackers to get the latest information on the level of spread and vaccinations in the Ohio Valley.
COVID-19 Stories

Study Links Increased COVID-19 Transmission To Poultry Plants Allowed To Operate Faster

A study published Thursday in a prestigious scientific journal links significant increases in COVID-19 transmission rates to meatpacking plants, especially those facilities that the federal government has allowed to speed up processing lines. Researchers found evidence that linked meatpacking plants to a “high potential for community spread” in the surrounding areas. The findings have implications […]

New Restrictions On Kentucky Long-Term Care Facilities To Combat Coronavirus

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Kentucky will restrict visits to long-term care facilities because of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases. Of Kentucky’s 120 counties, 103 are now in the “Red Zone” of critical spread, with more than 25 cases per 100,000 people. Cabinet for Health and Family Services Secretary Eric Friedlander said long-term care […]

With No Signs Of Slowing, Kentucky Hits New Record High Of Coronavirus Cases 

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday announced the highest one-day total of new coronavirus cases — 2,700. The new record follows two weeks of sharply escalating spread of the virus.  Earlier this week, Beshear asked again that people follow the state’s mask mandate to stop the spread and to especially protect older adults, including veterans […]

Ohio Valley ReSource Adds Important Measures To Ohio COVID Data Tracker 

The Ohio Valley ReSource has expanded its COVID Data Tracker to include more measures to help you better understand the spread of coronavirus in Ohio, including the number of people hospitalized due to the virus and the amount of coronavirus testing being done. The data tracker we launched in April provided daily updates on the […]

Ohio Valley ReSource Adds Important Measures To West Virginia COVID Data Tracker 

The Ohio Valley ReSource has expanded its COVID Data Tracker to include more measures to help you better understand the spread of coronavirus in West Virginia, including the number of people hospitalized due to the virus and the amount of coronavirus testing being done. The data tracker we launched in April provided daily updates on […]

Ohio Valley ReSource Adds Important Measures To Kentucky COVID Data Tracker 

The Ohio Valley ReSource has expanded its COVID Data Tracker to include more measures to help you better understand the spread of coronavirus in Kentucky, including the number of people hospitalized due to the virus and the amount of coronavirus testing being done. The data tracker we launched in April provided daily updates on the […]

Tracking COVID-19 In West Virginia

Our tracker tools and all ReSource stories on the coronavirus pandemic can be found at YourCovidReSource.org.

Tracking COVID-19 In Ohio

Our tracker tools and all ReSource stories on the coronavirus pandemic can be found at YourCovidReSource.org.

Tracking COVID-19 In Kentucky

Our tracker tools and all ReSource stories on the coronavirus pandemic can be found at YourCovidReSource.org. Check our COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker here.

A COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Underway In Kentucky Wants Volunteers

The University of Kentucky and Baptist Health in Lexington and Norton Healthcare in Louisville were chosen as testing locations for a coronavirus vaccine now in its phase three trial. Infectious disease specialist and system epidemiologist Dr. Paul Schulz said this stage of the trial means the vaccine has been through testing making it safer for […]