Covid-19

Health Department awaits info on second Letcher Countian to test positive for virus

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A second Letcher Countian has tested positive for Covid-19, but apparently does not yet know.

Doctors, clinics begin slow process of reopening

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Letcher Countians can begin making appointments for some face-to-face doctor’s visits and elective procedures after Gov. Andy Beshear signed an order releasing some Covid-19 restrictions beginning Monday. Appalachian Regional Healthcare’s Whitesburg Hospital is still working on its plan. Mountain Comprehensive Health is still working on whether and how to open its dental clinic because of the nature of dental treatment. […]