Melissa Patrick, Author at Harlan Enterprise

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State’s COVID positivity rate climbing after holiday weekend

Kentucky’s coronavirus metrics took another jump Tuesday, with new cases and the share of Kentuckians testing positive up, and the fallout from that reflected in ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:38 am

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Kentucky ranks first in lung-cancer cases; State is low in survival and early diagnosis

Lung Cancer Awareness Month falls in November, but in Kentucky, the promotion of prevention and early detection of lung cancer is needed all year because ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Monday, November 29, 2021 7:50 am

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Pandemic numbers continue to tick up; 53 more deaths reported, raising recent average

As Kentucky heads into a cold Thanksgiving weekend that is sure to keep family gatherings indoors, the metrics to measure the coronavirus continue to go ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Wednesday, November 24, 2021 7:50 am


COVID cases in children are rising; Vaccination is up, but less than cases

Kentucky reported more Covid-19 cases last week than in any other week during the pandemic, 29,456, and Gov. Andy Beshear said at this point the ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Wednesday, September 1, 2021 8:22 am


Only 25% of Ky. students have received COVID vaccine

With only one-fourth of Kentucky’s eligible school children vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Andy Beshear said it best when he said “that’s not enough.” “As we ... Read more

by Melissa Patrick, Monday, July 12, 2021 1:27 pm