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January 27, 2023
Notices going out to Kentucky counties about additional opioid settlement funds
New settlements bring Kentucky’s total opioid settlement dollars to more than $842 million.

January 27, 2023
Courthouse by day, country stage by night
County attorney is also a banjo-picking musician

January 27, 2023
Communication is vital to help employees following return to work
Here are some recommended topics from Zywave to discuss with workers who are transitioning back to work following an injury.

January 27, 2023
Kentucky one of four states receiving additional funds to provide affordable, high-speed internet
Kentucky, Alabama, Nevada and Texas were approved to receive approximately $793.7 million under the American Rescue Plan and will connect more than 292,000 homes and businesses to affordable, high-speed internet.

January 20, 2023
KACo’s Brenna Angel elected to statewide professional board
Communicators encouraged to network and train with colleagues across Kentucky

January 20, 2023
Understanding your workers’ compensation experience modification factor
Workplace accidents will occasionally occur despite best efforts, but many are preventable. Safety programs and appropriate prevention procedures can help reduce loss frequency, and self-inspection and accident investigation programs are critical.

January 19, 2023
Counties encouraged to become Recovery Ready certified
Communities can identify ways to help residents overcome substance abuse

January 13, 2023
Return-to-work strategies help offices in many ways
Return-to-work policy engagement is highly recommended by KACo. We urge members to consider adopting a policy, and we offer strategies to help navigate some of the most relevant processes.

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