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Take it from Dr. Jeff Foxx, this is no time to take your guard down on COVID-19; he speaks from experience

Jeff Foxx, MD, will be the first to tell you that COVID-19 almost killed him. After battling the disease for a month at Baptist Health Lexington, at times in a coma and on a ventilator, he is a survivor. Now he wants to share his story to encourage the community to continue taking safety precautions that can stem the spread of the virus. Dr. Jeff Foxx with his dog Daisy enjoy the outdoors at Jacobson...

10-year-old becomes first Kentucky child to be placed on ventilator as result of coronavirus complications

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today A 10-year-old has become the first Kentucky child to have to go on a ventilator due to an immune system overstressed by the coronavirus. “We’ve started seeing at least a couple of COVID-19 related issues around the country,” Gov. Andy Beshear said during his daily press briefing on Monday. “Anytime someone is on a ventilator, it’s tough. Having a 10-year-old...