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MEDIA ADVISORY: STOP THE BLEED DAY:  TRAINING OPEN HOUSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org STOP THE BLEED DAY:  TRAINING OPEN HOUSE FLORENCE, Ky. — May 2019 has been named the first National Stop the Bleed Month, with May 23, 2019 marking the second annual Stop the Bleed Day. The number one cause of preventable death from a traumatic event is uncontrolled […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: NKY HEALTH STATEMENT – CHICKENPOX AND PROTECTING PUBLIC HEALTH

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org FLORENCE, Ky. — Recent news articles reporting statements by Chris Wiest, the plaintiffs’ attorney, downplaying the dangers of the chickenpox virus are alarming and disappointing. Wiest’s comments are dismissive of the severity of this virus, and his recent announcement that he is advising his clients to actively contract the virus […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: VOLUNTEER FOR THE MEDICAL RESERVE CORPS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org   Volunteer Your Skills to Help in Your Community by Joining the Medical Reserve Corps   FLORENCE, Ky. — The Northern Kentucky Medical Reserve Corps provides citizens of both medical and non-medical backgrounds with a way to help their communities during a public health emergency. Anyone interested […]

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Upcoming Board of Health Committee Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT   FLORENCE, Ky. — Per Kentucky’s Open Meetings Act (KRS.61.805-61.850), we are notifying you and the community of the following meetings: Upcoming Board of Health Committee Meetings: The Northern Kentucky Independent District Board of Health’s Environmental Health and Safety Committee meeting is scheduled for […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: HEPATITIS A IN FOOD WORKER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steve Divine 859-462-7090 steve.divine@nkyhealth.org HEPATITIS A IN FOOD WORKER Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Florence, KY FLORENCE, Ky. — A case of hepatitis A has been diagnosed in an employee who handled food at Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen located at 7777 Burlington Pike, Florence, Kentucky (within the T/A Truck stop facility).  An ongoing investigation of […]