Matt Kelley http://wnku.org en Super-Utilizer Program Reduces ER Visits by Nearly Half http://wnku.org/post/super-utilizer-program-reduces-er-visits-nearly-half <p>Cincinnati-based Health Care Access Now is reporting the results of a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson foundation to develop a model for case management of Health Care “super-utilizers”. Spokesperson Judith Warren says the initiative has already reduced ER visits by nearly half. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Warren to describe what a “super-utilizer” is. (get more information at <a href="http://www.healthcareaccessnow.org/"><u>www.healthcareaccessnow.org</u></a> )</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37820 at http://wnku.org Super-Utilizer Program Reduces ER Visits by Nearly Half Boone County Public Library to Offer How-To Festival July 19th http://wnku.org/post/boone-county-public-library-offer-how-festival-july-19th <p>The Boone County Public Library is presenting its second annual How-To Festival on Saturday July 19<sup>th</sup>. Spokesman Shaun Davidson says people will be able to learn about thirty topics in three hours. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Davidson what will be featured this year. ( more information at <cite><a href="http://www.bcpl.org/"><u>www.bcpl.org</u></a></cite> <cite>)</cite></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37782 at http://wnku.org Boone County Public Library to Offer How-To Festival July 19th St. Elizabeth Hospital to Offer a Doctor at Your Fingertips Through E-Visits http://wnku.org/post/st-elizabeth-hospital-offer-doctor-your-fingertips-through-e-visits <p></p><p>St. Elizabeth hospital is offering patients a new way for people to address minor health issues without a trip to the doctor’s office. St. Elizabeth spokesperson Dr. Kimberly Vormbrock says the e-visit program is the first of its kind in the region. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Vormbrock what kinds of health issues people can be treated for with an e-visit. (get more information at <a href="http://www.stedocs.com/evisits"><u>www.stedocs.com/evisits</u></a> )</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37722 at http://wnku.org St. Elizabeth Hospital to Offer a Doctor at Your Fingertips Through E-Visits Ohio State Fire Marshal Encourages People to Know the Law About Fireworks for the 4th http://wnku.org/post/ohio-state-fire-marshal-encourages-people-know-law-about-fireworks-4th <p>Kiosks and roadside vendors are popping up to sell fireworks across much of the country this week. With that in mind, officials from the division of the State Fire Marshal in Ohio are asking people to make themselves aware of the law regarding buying and discharging fireworks. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Jeff Leaming what people can legally purchase and use in the state this year. ( get more information at <cite><a href="http://www.com.ohio.gov/fire"><u>www.com.ohio.gov/fire</u></a></cite> <cite>)</cite></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37523 at http://wnku.org Ohio State Fire Marshal Encourages People to Know the Law About Fireworks for the 4th Painted Dog Valley at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is Open http://wnku.org/post/painted-dog-valley-cincinnati-zoo-and-botanical-garden-open <p>Painted dog Valley is now open at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. The exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the African Savannah. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked zoo spokesman Bob Lessnau to describe what visitors will see at the new feature. (get more information at <a href="http://www.cincinnatizoo.org/"><u>www.cincinnatizoo.org</u></a> )</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37482 at http://wnku.org Painted Dog Valley at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is Open Historic New Richmond to Host Ohio Chautauqua http://wnku.org/post/historic-new-richmond-host-ohio-chautauqua <p>Historic New Richmond will be hosting Ohio Chautauqua next week as part of their bicentennial celebration. Spokesman Greg Roberts says the group brings history to life through first-person interpretation. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Roberts to describe what people will experience. ( get details about Ohio Chautauqua performances in Historic New Richmond at <a href="http://www.historicnr.org/"><u>www.historicnr.org</u></a> )</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37213 at http://wnku.org Historic New Richmond to Host Ohio Chautauqua Good Works Farm to Help Ease the housing Crisis for Adults with Autism http://wnku.org/post/good-works-farm-help-ease-housing-crisis-adults-autism <p>Adults with autism in the U.S. are facing a housing shortage that is nearly at crisis proportions. Good Works Farm Executive Director Nancy Bernotaitis says that most adults with autism live with family members, but would prefer an independent living situation. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Bernotaitis what’s being done to alleviate the situation. (get more information at <a href="http://www.goodworksfarm.org/"><u>www.goodworksfarm.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37069 at http://wnku.org Good Works Farm to Help Ease the housing Crisis for Adults with Autism Paddlefest Activities Begin with Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo at Coney Island This Morning http://wnku.org/post/paddlefest-activities-begin-kids-outdoor-adventure-expo-coney-island-morning <p>Paddlefest activities will begin this morning at nine-thirty with the Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo at Coney Island. Great Parks of Hamilton County will be just one of several exhibitors providing activities designed to entertain and educate children. Great Parks spokesperson Kim Whitton talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what kids can expect to find at the expo. (get details at <a href="http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/kids-outdoor-adventure-expo/"><u>http://www.ohioriverpaddlefest.org/kids-outdoor-adventure-expo/</u></a> )</p><p></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 37033 at http://wnku.org Paddlefest Activities Begin with Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo at Coney Island This Morning National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Hold June-teenth Celebration Tonight http://wnku.org/post/national-underground-railroad-freedom-center-hold-june-teenth-celebration-tonight <p>The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting a special presentation celebrating “June-teenth”. Spokesman Christopher Miller says the date is significant because on June 19<sup>th</sup> 1865 the last slaves in the country were finally freed; two years after the emancipation proclamation was signed. Miller talked to WNKU’s matt Kelley about why it’s important to commemorate that day. (get details at <a href="http://www.freedomcenter.org/"><u>www.freedomcenter.org</u></a> )</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 36981 at http://wnku.org National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to Hold June-teenth Celebration Tonight Volunteers to Clean the Banks of the Ohio During Riversweep 2014 http://wnku.org/post/volunteers-clean-banks-ohio-during-riversweep-2014 <p>Volunteers from six states will be coming together along the banks of the Ohio River to combat pollution this Saturday during Riversweep 2014. Orsanco spokesperson Lisa Cochran says more than eighteen-thousand people turned out for last year’s event and collected seven-thousand tons of trash. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Cochran if they’re still looking for volunteers. (get more information at www.orsanco.org/river-sweep )</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 36950 at http://wnku.org Volunteers to Clean the Banks of the Ohio During Riversweep 2014