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St. Claire HealthCare

St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) is pleased to announce its 2021-22 medical staff officers.

These physicians were elected by their peers and will play an important role in the decision-making process, working collaboratively with the administration and all SCH medical staff.

Tech Republic

Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman have announced that Kentucky has been awarded a $1 million federal grant to help expand high-speed internet across the commonwealth.

“During the pandemic, we have seen the importance of reliable high-speed internet access for education, businesses, workforce and health care,” said Gov. Beshear. “Access to the internet is no longer a luxury. Every home and business in our state should have access to affordable, adequate and reliable internet to participate fully in our economy, schools and society.”

Louisville Zoo

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced the appointment of Daniel Maloney (Dan) as the new director of the Louisville Zoo. Maloney is only the fifth director in the Zoo’s 52-year history. His appointment comes after an extensive national search managed by the Chicago firm Gomez Partners.

Firehouse

LION First Responder PPE Inc., a manufacturer of firefighter garments and other first responder equipment and apparel, will reopen its Lee County facility after 11 years, a project that will create 75 full-time jobs in Eastern Kentucky with an $850,000 investment.

Sonoma Magazine

On Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear marked his final regularly scheduled COVID-19 briefing by thanking Kentuckians for their hard work and sacrifices that saved countless lives in the commonwealth.

St. Claire HealthCare

St. Claire HealthCare (SCH) President/CEO Donald H. Lloyd, II announced today the health system would raise its minimum wage from $8.51 to $12.50 per hour ensuring all SCH staff members earn a just living wage for the work they perform.

“Our leadership believes this action is prudent and necessary to ensure we recruit and retain the best talent possible for our ministry,” said Lloyd. “Furthermore, we believe this action is in keeping with our values of dignity, compassion, excellence, commitment, and collaboration.”

Pinterest

On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 18 industries can increase capacity to 60% as the state completes its seventh straight week of declining COVID-19 cases.

The Governor reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases since Sept. 28 and the lowest positivity rate since Oct. 18.