HealthGo Green, and local. And delicious.
Our neighbors at Grassroots Pharmacy are now a pickup location for local and organic produce from Sustainable Harvest Farm. Customers can get healthier options at their neighborhood pharmacy and keep it all local.

Fight the Flu
Flu shots are available at the Public Health Clinic (650 Newtown Pike) without an appointment on Monday, Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 3 pm, and from 9 am to 6 pm on Wednesday. Call 859-288-2483 for details.

A seasonal flu shot is one way to fight the flu each winter, and the flu can be especially dangerous for senior adults, young children, and anyone with other medical risks.

What to know about Coronavirus
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has useful information to help answer your questions about the new coronavirus (COVID-19). Please remember, more than one type of coronavirus exists – the coronavirus is a viral infection under which illnesses such as the common cold are labeled. However, this particular strain is specifically related to Wuhan, China. Symptoms include: a fever, cough and difficulty breathing. If you have symptoms and have traveled to Wuhan recently, or have been in contact with someone who has, the CDC suggests taking the following steps:

  • Seek medical attention right away.
  • Call ahead before going to see a doctor or emergency room.You can learn more at


Shamrock Shuffle
Photo by Austin Johnson/ HJ

Mar 7      Central Kentucky Heart Ball, 6 pm, Convention Center

Mar 7      Perfect 10 Miler & 10K, 9 am, Mt. Brilliant Farm

Mar 12    Laryngectomy Resource Club, 6 pm, UK Markey Cancer Center

Mar 14    Shamrock Shuffle 3k Benefiting Lexington Habitat for Humanity, 8 am, downtown Lexington

Mar 28     Miles for Marrow, 5K, 9 am, Coldstream Park – Legacy Trail



This article also appears on page 16 of the March 2020 print edition of Hamburg Journal.

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