Day: June 29, 2021
Ky. OSHA complaints rose 45% in 2020, partly due to pandemic; issues are likely to linger as workplaces try to get back to normal
Courier Journal graph, adapted by Kentucky Health News —– Kentucky workers filed 45 percent more occupational safety and health complaints in 2020 than in 2019, but only 8 percent of...
Salmonella outbreaks in backyard poultry sicken Kentuckians
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chart, adapted by Kentucky Health News —– At least 17 people in Kentucky have become sick in an outbreak of Salmonella bacteria linked to backyard poultry, according...
Louisville-based columnist for Washington Post includes Beshear and two other governors among list of heroes of the pandemic
Govs. Andy Beshear, Mike DeWine (Ohio) and Jay Inslee (Wash.) —– By Perry Bacon The Washington Post I was relieved in 2019 when voters in Kentucky, where I live, rejected...
Six of the state’s 61 health departments are losing their directors; pandemic made some of them delay or advance their departure
Dr. Kraig Humbaugh —– By Melissa Patrick Kentucky Health News Nearly 10 percent of the state’s health departments are losing their directors, with five retiring and one resigning. And the...