‘It’s good to see these kids smile’: JCPS parent happy about first ‘mask-optional’ day Monday, Sep 12 2022 

The policy is based on the CDC's COVID-19 community spread. As of Thursday, Jefferson County is in the yellow, or at a medium risk.

        

Even though Jefferson County is out of ‘red zone’ for COVID-19, consider getting updated booster Friday, Sep 9 2022 

Meijer pharmacists are preparing to administer updated COVID-19 boosters.

        

New study shows most people unaware when infected with omicron variant Friday, Aug 19 2022 

The research published in the JAMA Network shows 56% of adults infected with omicron variant were unaware, which may be a contributing factor to the rapid spread.

        

AG Daniel Cameron urging JCPS Board to end mask mandate Tuesday, Aug 16 2022 

“This policy places unnecessary strain on teachers and hinders the development of our children, and we’ve asked the Board to end the mandate," Cameron said.

        

‘We have significant community pushback’: JCPS Board member wants school district’s masking policy modified Friday, Aug 12 2022 

Jefferson County remains in the red community level for COVID-19, meaning the school district's mask mandate will extend at least to the end of Aug. 19.

        

Oldham County Schools says masking ‘optional’ as first day approaches Saturday, Aug 6 2022 

District officials said they made the decision with the county’s health department.

        

COVID continues to spread in Kentucky, no counties in the green Friday, Jul 29 2022 

University of Louisville Health officials say there are 61 patients with COVID across all six UofL Health Hospitals, which is up from last week's numbers.

        

Seeing red: Louisville Metro shows spike in COVID-19 cases Monday, Jul 25 2022 

Last week, Louisville had 2,869 cases and 13 deaths reported.

        

‘I think that JCPS is doing the right thing’: JCPS brings back universal masking as cases rise Friday, Jul 22 2022 

The Kentucky Department for Public Health’s map says that not only is Jefferson County in the red, but Bullitt, Shelby and Spencer counties are in the red too.

        

JCPS approves revised COVID-19 health guidance for new school year Tuesday, Jul 19 2022 

The plan still follows CDC guidelines but continues measures already in place.

        

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