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The Pikeville Independent Schools Board of Education discussed the delay of in-person classes and approved an emergency leave resolution for full-time and part-time employees related to COVID-19, along with other items, during its meeting on Aug. 18.

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The Pike County Health Department reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 12, making the county’s total number of cases at 282 so far.

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Gov. Andy Beshear recommended on Aug. 10 that school districts delay their return to in-person classes until Sept. 28, saying it is a “difficult but necessary step.”

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The Kentucky Education Association, which represents 42,000 educators in the state, issued a statement Aug. 7 asking for school districts to decide to begin the school year virtually, as opposed to in-person.

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The Pike County Health Department reported 13 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 5, making the county’s total number of cases at 253 so far.

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Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron and U.S. Attorney Rob Duncan issued a warning Aug. 5 of a potential scam related to Kentuckians receiving unsolicited packages of personal protective equipment (PPE) from foreign countries.

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The Pike County Health Department reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 2, making the county’s total number of cases at 240 so far, as of 5 p.m. Aug. 4.

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Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman have started an initiative that calls for Kentuckians to donate face masks to local school districts in order to help school staff, teachers and students against COVID-19 in the upcoming school year.

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The Pike County Health Department reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) on July 31, making the county’s total number of cases at 233 total cases so far.

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Today, July 30, officials with ARH announced that due to a steady increase in COVID-19 cases, and in an abundance of caution to prevent the continued spread of the virus and support the safest hospital environments for all patients, ARH staff will be limiting visitors, and the following revi…

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Gov. Andy Beshear announced new steps being taken in an attempt to curb what he referred to as an escalation of COVID-19 cases and a rising positivity rate of the virus.

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The Pike County Health Department reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) July 26, making the county’s total number of cases at 211 total cases so far.

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The Pikeville Independent Schools District has released details on what the district’s reopening will look like in the fall, with a planned start date for the district being Aug. 26.

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The Pike County Schools Board of Education discussed some measures the district has taken to protect against COVID-19, including the district’s telemedicine grant, while thanking the community for their support in making donations to the district.

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Pike County’s total number of COVID-19 cases continued to spike last week, with 19 new cases being reported within one week.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – People can make appointments for in-person unemployment insurance (UI) services that will be offered next week in Covington and Prestonsburg to assist Kentuckians while ensuring the safety of those needing assistance and limiting the spread of COVID-19. 

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Practices for all other sports remain limited through Aug. 2 The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) will continue to allow limited practices for fall sports teams through at least Aug. 2.The 2020 high school golf season will start on time on July 31. Preparing for the 2020-21 …

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Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order mandating that all Kentuckians must wear facial coverings in certain public situations starting 5 p.m. July 10, following days of continuous COVID-19 case spikes throughout the state.

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On July 8, the Pike County Schools District announced several decisions on how reopening the district will look in the fall.

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Gov. Andy Beshear signed an executive order mandating that all Kentuckians must wear facial coverings in certain public situations starting 5 p.m. July 10, following days of continuous COVID-19 case spikes throughout the state.

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State health officials urge Kentuckians to be careful if they plan to travel to or have traveled to Myrtle Beach, a popular South Carolina beach, amid several recent clusters of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia that have been directly tied to the area.

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The Pike County Health Department reported nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, making 68 cases for the county so far.

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Researchers from the University of Kentucky said they are asking for everyone’s help in learning how to prevent spreading the COVID-19 virus. The community, said UK representatives, is invited to complete a survey as part of the COVID-19 Prevention Project from Wellness, Health and You (WHY)…

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The United Mine Workers of America International Union announced June 16 that it has taken legal action intended to force the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard to protect miners from COVID-19.

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