Vice President Mike Pence to visit Kentucky on Thursday

MANCHESTER, Ky. (LEX 18) — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Kentucky on Thursday.

Pence will join Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary at the Eastern Kentucky University branch in Manchester.

Bevin will brief Pence on the Innovative Readiness Training Program, which provides medical care and infrastructure needs to underprivileged communities. After the briefing, Pence will talk about the opioid crisis and how Kentucky is responding. He will then return to Washington D.C.