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Lake Cumberland Public Health Director Says Mixed Messages Obstruct Efforts to Slow Spread of COVID


As COVID-19 continues its dangerous, often deadly, surge across the Bluegrass State, Gov. Andy Beshear and public health officials relentlessly ask Kentuckians to follow basic safety precautions - limit contacts, social distance, and wear a mask.

Most businesses post signs at the door, telling customers that a “mask mandate” is an effect, but this basic safety measure has erupted into a political battleground.

Rhonda Miller talked with Shawn Crabtree, public health director of the 10-county Lake Cumberland Health District, about the challenges of the pandemic.

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