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Gov. Beshear announces six new regional vaccination sites and other vaccine options

Gov. Andy Beshear announced six new regional vaccination sites across the Commonwealth and said vaccines will now also be available at mobile clinics, 10 Kroger stores, 15 Walmart stores and 125 pharmacies, including Walgreens and Good Neighbor independent pharmacies. In total, there are more than 150 vaccination sites in Kentucky, in addition to local health department vaccination programs. “We...

Daily Yonder: Rural, exurban counties lag
in income; Kentucky’s Owsley among lowest

By Bill Bishop Special to KyForward   Only 376 rural or exurban counties had median family incomes that were equal to or greater than the national median of $50,502 in 2011, according to the U.S. Census.   Remember, “median” means the middle. Half the households in the U.S. had income greater than $50,502 in 2011 and half made less. The map below shows the median household income in each...