Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal

Sarah Ladd

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

COVID-19 vaccine tracker: What to know about Kentucky's coronavirus inoculation rollout

Kentucky had a population of 4,467,673 in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and as of Jan. 19 had administered 213,567 vaccine doses. → Read More

Officials ask for patience as area overwhelmed by vaccine requests for those 70 or older

Norton Healthcare filled 14,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments by Monday before it had to stop accepting new ones. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear reports 3,955 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths Friday

Meanwhile, Indiana reported 4,744 new coronavirus cases Friday and 42 new deaths. The state has now suffered 583,160 total cases and 8,872 deaths. → Read More

Kentucky Capitol grounds will be closed Sunday after 'domestic terror threats' across US

The FBI has warned of plans for armed protests at all 50 state capitals and in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to Biden’s inauguration. → Read More

Norton Healthcare, U of L and Baptist roll out coronavirus vaccines for people 70 and older

COVID-19 vaccines aren't yet available to the general public. → Read More

Beshear: Kentucky on track to finish first round of K-12 vaccinations by early February

Beshear announced 4,084 new coronavirus cases and 51 new deaths on Thursday as Kentucky's vaccine efforts continue. → Read More

Louisville COVID-19 cases at all-time high, broke death record last week

Louisville also suffered 59 deaths last week, a record. They range in age from 51 to 100. → Read More

Broadbent drive-thru vaccination site opens to JCPS nurses after successful first week

The site opened Jan. 4 to health care workers and saw quick success. On its second day, it was able to double appointments from 200 to 400. → Read More

'Extending the Christmas spirit:' Broadbent vaccination site able to double appointments

Dr. SarahBeth Hartlage said Tuesday the site was able to increase its scheduled appointments from 200 to 400 on its second day. → Read More

Broadbent Arena COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru is now open for Louisville health care workers

Louisville's efforts to provide the coronavirus vaccine took a step forward Monday as a vaccination drive-thru opened at Broadbent Arena. → Read More

Kentucky Auditor Mike Harmon says he contracted COVID-19 two days after taking vaccine

He was possibly exposed shortly before or after taking the vaccine, Harmon said. → Read More

How will the new relief bill impact Kentuckians? What to know about the money distribution

"This act didn't do everything that I hoped that it would," Beshear said, "but it is of significant help to fighting this virus." → Read More

Louisville health officials: New Year's parties could be 'super spread' events

Louisville remains in the red zone for coronavirus cases with 46.5 cases per 100,000, far surpassing the 25 per 100,000 needed to be in the red zone. → Read More

Broadbent Arena drive-thru vaccination site to open in Louisville for first responders

Those eligible for a vaccine at the Broadbent site will get invitations through their place of work to ensure only people in the right tier get it. → Read More

Louisville's Robley Rex VA Center begins vaccinating employees against COVID-19

The VA Center received 1,500 doses of the Moderna vaccine Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. and began inoculating health care personnel in the afternoon. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccinations at Kentucky's nursing homes begin Monday

Kentucky's long-term care facilities have suffered a disproportionate number of of the state's nearly 2,400 coronavirus-related deaths. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear announces 3,388 new coronavirus cases, 27 new deaths Saturday

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said the state's COVID-19 positivity rate remains "stable" at less than 8%. → Read More

Man in his late 40s dead after being shot 'multiple' times, Shively Police say

They asked anyone with information to call the Shively Police Department at 502-448-6181. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear reports 3,179 new coronavirus cases Friday, 28 new deaths

Meanwhile, Indiana suffered 84 new deaths and reported 6,088 new coronavirus cases Friday, raising the state's totals to 453,139 cases and 6,944 deaths. → Read More

Gov. Andy Beshear administration gives holiday guidance for Kentuckians amid pandemic

Ideally, gatherings should only include one's immediate household. → Read More