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Beshear gives wide-ranging report about grants, the opioid fight, more; reports 745 COVID cases, 9 deaths

Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday reported 745 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths, bringing the state’s totals to 58,000 cases and 1,074 deaths. Ninety-five of the new cases were children 18 and under, of which 15 were children 5 and under. The youngest was only 27 days old. Fayette County reported 57 cases. “While those are more cases than we would like to see based on significant tests and testing...

Pediatric Cancer Trust Fund seeking applications for first round of research grant awards

September is national Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson announced the Kentucky Pediatric Cancer Research Trust Fund will accept applications for its first round of research grants for institutions and agencies dedicated to the treatment and cure of childhood cancer. “These first-ever grants from the Kentucky Pediatric...