The American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the ongoing emergency blood and platelet shortage that has significantly impacted the nation’s blood supply. In fact, the current blood supply is the lowest the Red Cross has seen this time of year in more than a decade.
Kentucky healthcare systems have been plagued by a nursing shortage, and a new survey conducted by the Kentucky Nurses Association revealed there are several driving factors including low pay, lack of staff, and exhaustion.
"I would say that we have definitely seen an increase in young people seeking mental health this year for depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and even suicidality," said Lacey Davis, a licensed professional counselor in Huntsville.
United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack included the project through Appalachian Regional Healthcare as part of an announcement of more than $3.7 million of broadband funding on Friday.