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News & Media


Due to our state-wide training and education and work with COVID-19 vaccination efforts, CETIP experts are often interviewed and featured in local news.

Friday, July 2nd, 2021

The LouVax-Mobile team set up a pop-up clinic at the KFC Yum! Center while kids were attending a youth basketball camp Thursday.

Monday, June 14th, 2021

Mask restrictions are lifted and restaurants are back to full capacity, but the latest variant of the coronavirus has health officials recommending caution.

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Dr. Ruth Carrico was spotlighted for her efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Dr. Mark Burns highlights that the only way to stop repeat cases is that everyone has to get the vaccine.

Sunday, May 23rd, 2021

LouVax expands to Derby City Market to increase vaccination rate.

Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

LouVax was Louisville's first mass vaccination as the goal was to vaccinate people that don't have the transportation to get the vaccine.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

The Broadbent site has given out more than 100,000 doses of the vaccine after 4 months.

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Dr. Mark Burns, UofL Division of Infectious Diseases, addressed safety precautions that should take as Derby City approached.

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Dr. Ruth Carrico was featured as a healthcare hero. 

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

Dr. Mark Burns warns that as vaccinations drop, Covid-19 cases may rise.

Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Dr. Mark Burns praises the new Urgent Care Plus as it serves an underrepresented Louisville area.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Dr. Ruth Carrico and UofL colleagues release journal publication on the logistics of a drive-through flu shot program.

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Dr. Mark Burns, a U of L Health infectious disease expert, said people in the 70-plus age group are more likely to have chronic illnesses that set them up for "bad outcomes." 

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

An interview with Dr. Ruth Carrico, UofL Division of Infectious Diseases

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Kentucky Nurses Association says some Black Americans are wary of getting the vaccine, and their participation in the study is key to diversity in the trial.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

Dr. Ruth Carrico urges the community to help nurses out to fight Covid-19.

Saturday, September 26th, 2020

Dr. Ruth Carrico, UofL Division of Infectious Diseases, was quoted on how to get a flu shot.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

As developments arise, the division touches on the topic of when is it needed to get the Covid-19 test.

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Wait times for COVID-19 tests are increasing in many hard-hit areas, with some people waiting more than 3 weeks for results. 

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Dr. Ruth Carrico with UofL School of Medicine explains why it's so important to see these numbers in context.

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Looking deeper into Kentucky and Indiana's Covid-19 trends and numbers to help families make more informed decisions. 

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

"The gift that keeps on giving, in this case, that’s COVID-19,” said Dr. Ruth Carrico, University of Louisville, Professor of Infectious Disease.

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Philanthropist Christy Brown talks to WHAS11's Doug Proffitt about how she felt and reacted when she tested positive for COVID-19.

Friday, March 6th, 2020

Dr. Ruth Carrico speaks out on a TV interview during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.