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KET to air weekly updates on COVID-19 in Kentucky


KET to air weekly updates on COVID-19 in Kentucky

For Release: 03/17/20 11:34 AM

KET will begin airing a new program updating viewers on COVID-19 developments in Kentucky.

Coronavirus: A Kentucky Update premieres Friday, March 20, at 9:30/8:30 pm on KET. Beginning Friday, March 27, the program will air at 8:30/7:30 pm. The program also will air on Sundays at 12:30 pm/11:30 am on KET and at 8/7 pm on KET2.

Hosted by Dr. Wayne Tuckson of KET’s Kentucky Health, the program provides a weekly update on the coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, in Kentucky. Tuckson also will speak with state health experts, who will answer some of the questions received through the state’s COVID-19 hotline.

In addition, viewers are encouraged to submit questions for the program via KET’s Twitter – @KET – and via email at

The archived program will be available online at, where viewers can find additional resources.

Coronavirus: A Kentucky Update is produced by Laura Krueger.

KET is Kentucky’s largest classroom, where learning comes to life for more than one million people each week via television, online and mobile. Learn more about Kentucky’s preeminent public media organization at, on Twitter @KET and at


Todd Piccirilli
Senior Director, Marketing and Communications