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Northern Kentucky announces first regional case of coronavirus

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The first confirmed case is a 66-year-old female in Kenton County
March 18, 2020

Northern Kentucky now has its first confirmed case of Coronavirus. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced five new cases in the state on Wednesday; one of the cases is in Kenton County. The individual...

Flu season’s here: how you can stay well

Health, Counseling and Student wellness offers flu vaccines which can be covered by insurance.
February 18, 2019

You start your day off making breakfast. You open the fridge, close some cabinets and play music on your phone. Afterward, you drive to class. There, you open the door, type on your laptop and share your...

Tricky treats: Did Mom and Dad ever check your candy?

Every year, parents panic that their kids' Halloween candy is being poisoned or tampered with.
Examining the myth behind your parents’ biggest fears.
October 31, 2018

Some of the biggest traditions of Halloween include dressing up as monsters, watching scary movies or going to haunted houses. But one of the biggest fears that has existed for decades is that Halloween...

Health Department: location affects local life expectancies

Does your health depend on the neighborhood where you live? The Northern Kentucky Health Dept. says life expectancy differs from county to county.
January 27, 2018
Long live some is the main finding of a Northern Kentucky Health Dept. study on how life expectancy differs from neighborhood to neighborhood presented at NKU’s research colloquium on Jan. 25.
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