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News Outlook Offers Flood Relief i wsley County are». By Lexi North More than 2,600 gallons of water and hundreds of pounds of cleaning sup— plies were delivered in Booneville on March 9, by volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is the first in a series of ef- forts by the Church to pro- vide assistance to Owsley County in the aftermath of the historic flooding that swept through the area. “We are pleased to be able to be of assistance to our fellow Kentuckians and to provide some re- lief and peace of mind,” shared Rex Holt, president of the Lexington Kentucky North Stake, a regional group of congregations that includes Owsley County. “We have been touched as we see those who have lost so much and it is a privilege and bless- The truck full of supplies was unloaded at Partner- ship Housing, Inc., where Executive Director Cassie Hudson stood at the ready to receive the goods and organize their distribution to residents in need of the items. In addition to 18 pal— lets of'water, representing 146 gallons each, there were 100 cleaning kits with much-needed supplies like bleach, all-purpose and specialty cleaning solu- tions and soaps, respirato— Your Hometown Newspaper C M M U N ITY Church of Jesus. Christ of Latter-day Saints and more. “Sadly, this has been devastating and has left many of our residents with nothing,” shared Hudson. “No belongings, no home to return to. To see the outpouring of flood relief efforts and donations in our community has been nothing short of amazing to witness.” “Not only do our people here pull together to help each other in times hke ' this, but strangers h‘om and Region all over the state and even other states are here vol- unteering diligently to help get us back to nor- mal,” Hudson said. Church volunteers plan to continue flood relief efforts in coming days. Thousands of pounds of food and additional water, cleaning supplies and per— sonal hygiene supplies are slated for deliVery in Ows— ley, Estill, Powell and Lee Counties. Volunteer clean- up efforts will also begin in selected areas. “Having grown up in nearby Floyd County, I have seen firsthand the devastation and heart- break that comes with the floods in South East- ern Kentucky,” said Steve Ratliff, a volunteer from the Church. “I’m thank- ful we’re able to help our neighbors here in Owsley County.” March 18, 2021 9 Photos submitted SI. claire Healthcare IIIIIII'IIIIES “00888 [0 flown-19 Vaccines ST. CLAIRE HEALTHCARE (SCH) IS MAKING IT EVEN EASIER’IO GET ACCESS TO THE COVID-19 VACCINE Over the last three months, SCH has vac- cinated nearly 10,000 Kentucky residents who had requested the vac- cine through the health system’s website. SCH announced Monday they have eliminated their on- line waitlist and eligible Bath County Memorial Library Updates Due to the Pandemic, . the Library is altering our ‘ services to keep our com— munity safe: The library is open from 9:30a-5z00p Monday through Friday. The Li- brary will continue to have computers, printing, copy- ing, and fax services avail- able. The Library will also have materials available patients can now sched- ule their appointments by phone. “St. Claire is commit- ted to making the CO- VID-19 vaccine available to as many Kentucky residents as possible, as soon as possible,” said Will Melahn, MD, VP for COMMUNITY CALENDAR for checkout by request through curbside services. The Library has materi- als available for checkout dnli‘ne J‘If'ydri‘iteed a library ‘ card, call the library and we will help you check out books, movies, and more for free through Kentucky libraries Unbound. The Bookmobile service is available. 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Medical Affairs/ Chief Medical Officer. “This change will allow us to better serve our patients by providing easier 'ac— cess to vaccination ap- pointments.” SCH’s vaccine schedul- ing team will be available from 8 AM to 6 PM, Mon- tience during this time. Bath March 27 Easter Egg Hunt, hosted by Owingsville and Olym- pian Springs Volunteer Fire Depts. Bath County Middle School, 10:30am. ' Fun games for all ages, Touch-A-Truck, 10,000 eggs, Sparky, Marshall and Smokey, and free lunch tray , day through Friday by calling 606.783.7539. Any Kentucky resident who meets the criteria below, as determined by the Kentucky Department of Public Health, is eligible to schedule an appoint- ment. 0 Healthcare work- ers 0 First responders 0 Staff or residents of long-term care or as- sisted living facilities 0 Anyone age 60 or older 0 Essential ployees 0 Anyone age 16 or older with CDC highest risk C19 risk conditions “By the end of this em— »w'eek, our team will have reachedout to everyone on our vaccine waitlist. If you. or someone you know believes they are on our waitlist but have “The area’s best value in quality home furnishings since 1952” West Main Street Carlisle, KY USED TANNING BEDS!!! Only 4 Left! ! I! $795.99 plus Tax New Bulbs To pick up one of these great deals Call (606)683-2104 or (859)948-4376 Allison’s Concrete Several New Talavera pieces have arrived down at Allison’s! 8355 Maysville Rd. - Carlisle, KY , (859)289-6888 Williams Law Office, PLLC Megan Williams Office number (859) 448-3700 N. Maysville Street, Suite 200, Mt. Staring KY 40353 W W Adoptions, Bankruptcy, Car Accident Claims, Estates, Work Injury Claims We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy under the bankruptcy code. not been contacted, please advise them to contact our scheduling team at 606.783.7539 for assistance,” added Melahn. For more information, visit www.st-claire.org/ covidvaccine. Frequently Asked Questions: Which vaccine is St. Claire HealthCare ad- ministering? St. Claire HealthCare has been allocated the Moderna COVID—19 vaccine WhiCh requires an initial dose, followed by a second booster dose at least 28 days later. Can I be scheduled at the same time as my spouse or family mem- ber? Absolutely! While appointments can be lim- ited depending on cur- Buiness an Professional Guide nu BUREAU msunucz Where D. Ellington 1 AG ENCY MANAGER Derek Ellington, Agent .i' Owingsville Pix: (.606) Owner Cell: (606)31 rent supply, our schedul- ing team will be happy to schedule families togeth- er for your convenience. Can my child be sched- uled for a vaccination? At this time, the FDA has only authorized vaccina- tions for those 16 and old- er with CDC highest risk C19 risk conditions un- der the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). I’m not a St. Claire HealthCare patient, or I don’t live within St. Claire HealthCare’s ser- vice region, can I still get the vaccine atiS‘CH?'Yés'. ’ SCH was designated by the KDPH as a regional vaccination location. 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