After the recent lung-cancer death of a non-smoking friend, Hellen wants to make sure you hear the interview with Henry Slack of the EPA and Brandon Schoeck of the Lexington Health Department about testing for radon. Jessica Cobb , also of the Lexington Health Department, updates a prior interview on Zika.
Matt Yarnell of the Lexington Health Department shares what restaurant inspectors look for, how this protects us, and professional tips you can use at home, and Jim Spencer, discusses the dangers of loud sound and how to protect yourself against preventable hearing loss.
Meredith Swim, Lexington Green Dot Community Coordinator, explains that saying no to violence is always the right decision, and that you can learn ways to say no in a way that works best for you.
Jill Keyes, School Health Team Leader at the Lexington Health Department, tells us why immunizations are a low risk, effective way to keep everyone healthy.
Shantel Stevenson, Youth Services Coordinator for Arbor Youth Services, talked with Hellen about how vulnerable young people can get connected to professional assistance within minutes.
Officer Bige Towery of the Lexington Police Department Community Services office gives us important resources and actionable information about staying safe in a nation with the highest gun ownership rate in the world.
Dan Wu, a chef and Lexington Community Radio host, tells us how to prepare, hold, and serve food properly, so that we can avoid contamination.
Firefighter Kyle Branham with the Lexington Fire Department Office of Public Education and Community Services talks with Hellen about heat-related illnesses.
Keith Cunningham, a veteran safety instructor for the American Red Cross and lifelong lifeguard, talks about training for keeping each other, especially kids, safe in the water.
Carrie Butler and Jill Barnett at Lextran discuss their new operations center.
Luke Mathis, Team Leader for Environmental Health, describes the efforts of the Lexington Health Department to raise Zika awareness. Audio guy James Willard Spencer discusses hearing protection for Better Hearing Month.
Sharon Tankersley of the Bluegrass Prevention Center discusses programs to educate kids, adults, and especially families to make them more resilient—boosting our immunity to the disease of addiction.
Kevin Hall, Communications Director for the Lexington Health Department, explains why Lexington’s new needle exchange program is at the very heart of public health.
Keith Lovan, senior engineer with the City of Lexington’s Planning Department, talks about laws affecting drivers and cyclists and new features going into our urban landscape.
Lexington Police Department Commander Brian Maynard and Melissa Moore Murphy of the City’s Legal Department tell how they are helping reclaim Douglass Park.
Wallace Barber, a State Farm insurance agent here in Lexington, talks with us about how insurance–ensuring financial safety– in case of a natural disaster or the loss of a loved one is an important part of your emergency preparedness.
Keith Cunningham is a former Army medic and veteran first aid instructor for the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross.
We talk safety around hazardous materials and heavy equipment with Lexington artist Blake Eames and sculptor Christopher Weed.
Tim Brandewie, planning director for the Lexington-Fayette Department of Emergency Weather, briefs us on the special hazards of volatile spring weather, especially in Fayette County, and how to prepare yourself and your family.
Helen looks into the Lexington Stockyard fire that happened on January 30. Battalion Chief Greg Bare joins her to discuss how firefighters keep themselves and us safe.
February is heart month. Join Helen as she dives in and discusses heart health.
February is National Senior Independence Month so Hellen is joined by Maurice Smart from the University of Kentucky Center Of Aging and they discuss senior citizen safety; what to look for and how to help.
This episode, Hellen talks about safety in places of mass gatherings. She is joined by manager of security at the Lexington Center, David Harold, and Sgt. Ronald Keaton of the Lexington Police Department.
On this episode Hellen dives into how to make an emergency kit. Everything you should have to be prepared in case of an emergency.
January is National Radon Action Month so Hellen takes a look at radon and other pollutants; the risks, exposure, and what to do about it.
Hellen is joined by Chief Information Officer at the Division of Emergency Management and member of the Lexington Community Radio Steering Committee, John Bobel, to discuss how to keep our homes safe from weather and human error.
We are joined by Larry Roberts the Fayette County Attorney, Larry Roberts built a defensive driving class to help adolescent drivers.
We have Susan Launcho who runs the External Affairs of Kentucky American Water. She discusses the problem of frozen water and how to avoid bursting frozen pipes. Afterwards we have some holiday news you can use.
We are joined by Susan pollack M.D., the Director of The Pediatric and Adolescent Prevention Center, with the big topic of car seats.
We are joined by Bige Towery of Lexington Police Department to discuss how to avoid burglary over the holidays.
We are joined by Lois Paris, the public health manager at The Lexington Health Department. We will be talking about the progress of the flu, avoidance, what to do if you get sick.
On this episode Hellen continues to talk about getting ready for the holidays with Firefighter Greg Gerton, discusses with Amy Caudill at Bluegrass Airport about almost hassle-free travel, and common anxieties we have on the ground and in the air.
Hellen is joined by Firefighter Greg Gerton and Auto Repair Expert Chris Kabitsky to discuss getting your home and your car ready to winter and some things you may want to have in a safety kit for you vehicle.
In this episode Helen talks about Flu Prevention with guest Dr. Donna Grigsby at UK Medical Center, discusses Bicycle Safety Week with John Baumstark from Pedal Power Bike Shop, and has a story of her own to tell.
Donna Grisgby at the UK Medical Center about sudden infant death syndrome.