As holiday preparations occupy the thoughts of Kentuckians, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) urges travelers to add an important task to their to-do lists to stay safe on the road: check for unrepaired vehicle recalls. By visiting www.CheckToProtect.org, drivers can conduct a free search for open recalls on their specific car using their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). A search using the vehicle’s year, make and model yields a list of potential open recalls. Authorized dealers will repair recalls for free. Continue reading KYTC urges holiday travelers to check vehicles for open recalls→
Today, Rep. Stan Lee, R-Lexington, pre-filed BR 278, the “Colonel Ron Ray Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment Act.” The bill, co-sponsored by Rep. Tim Moore, R-Elizabethtown, would open up Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT) to military veterans suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and would come at no cost to taxpayers.
Today, Nov. 16, is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. As part of the 52 Weeks of Public Health Campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services is raising awareness about lung cancer in Kentucky.
Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking Congress to repeal a federal law that effectively strips law enforcement of its ability to immediately halt drug manufacturers and distributors who have willfully contributed to the oversupply of opioids in Kentucky communities.
The training, Nov. 15-17 at Kentucky State University, William Exum Center, 400 East Main St., Frankfort, is for teams of law enforcement, prosecutors and advocates. Beshear will welcome participants to the training at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15.
Criminals who use Kentucky hotel rooms to carry out human trafficking crimes could soon be identified and reported by hotel staff thanks to a new training initiative unveiled today by Attorney General Andy Beshear and key partners.
The training called, “See Something – Say Something – Save a Life!” is the state’s first coordinated effort that encourages Kentucky hotel owners to sign a pledge to have their front line staff complete an online human trafficking training.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that Kentuckians who have been victims of fraud induced wire transfers involving Western Union need to begin filing claims as part of a global settlement reached January with the company.
An estimated 7,000 Kentuckians are eligible for roughly $6.7 million in claims.
Kentuckians who reported to Western Union, the Federal Trade Commission or Beshear’s office that they had been the victim of a scam using Western Union between Jan. 1, 2004, and Jan. 19, 2017, should receive a claim form in the mail.
The Memory Café is a monthly social group providing a safe,
comfortable environment where people with memory loss and their care partners can enjoy time together and remain socially engaged with others traveling the same journey. Designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers; please no professionals. Continue reading Memory Café→
KentuckyOne Health has named Terrence G. Deis as the new president of Saint Joseph Berea, effective immediately.
This is an expanded leadership role for Deis, who has served as president at Saint Joseph London since 2015. He will remain president in London, but also assume that role at both Saint Joseph Berea and Saint Joseph Mount Sterling. Continue reading Saint Joseph Berea Names New President→
In recognition of World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14, the Kentucky Department Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet for Health and Families Services (CHFS) is bringing attention to diabetes and its impact on hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians.