As of January 15, 2021, at 4:30 p.m., there have been
5,154 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County.
4,466 individuals have recovered.
619 cases remain active; 69 have died.
KY Statewide Mask Mandate Still in Effect:
KY Governor Andy Beshear has issued an executive order requiring that Kentuckians in public must wear a mask.
To read the executive order and exemptions, click here.
NOTE: CCHD will be closed and there will be no COVID-19 testing on Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
Eviction Moratorium Extended:
Gov. Beshear reminds Kentuckians that the CDC has extended its moratorium on evictions through Jan. 31, 2021. The Governor renewed a previous executive order mandating that the CDC moratorium apply in Kentucky. The CDC order and the tenant declaration required by the CDC order and by the Governor’s order are available online.
Utility Disconnection Moratorium Ending:
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is ending its moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment for the utilities it regulates on Oct. 20. To ensure there are protections when that begins, the Governor signed an executive order that ends the statewide moratorium on disconnections for nonpayment on Nov. 6, but takes additional steps to help Kentuckians.
Hopkinsville Electric System (HES) Update Regarding Disconnects for Nonpayment
*Kentuckians can find additional assistance paying for utilities through the funds and organizations listed here.
Healthy at Work - Find phased approach plans to reopen the economy here.These Hopkinsville facilities have resumed some public operations.
City of Hopkinsville:
11/19/20 Update: City Offices Close to the Public To Help Curb Rising COVID Cases (PDF)
Parks & Recreation Facilities:
11/13/20 Update: For the second week in a row, the Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Department will limit activity at its indoor facilities, due to a steady local uptick in COVID-19 cases and Christian County's continued "red" status within Kentucky's Incidence Rate map.
Thomas Street Recreation Center: Call (270) 887-4290 for more details.
Public Library: Visit hccpl.org/reopening-policies for the latest info.
Bruce Convention Center: Operations have been resumed at 33% capacity. Complete reopening plans, on-site regulations, and details on available offerings may be found at www.the-bruce.com. For more info or to book an event, call (270) 707-7000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Driver's Licenses: Circuit court clerks statewide resumed providing limited driver's license services June 1. Individuals with a driver’s license, permit or ID card that expired or was lost between March 1-June 30, 2020, who wish to obtain a renewal or reissuance must apply through a remote application process and obtain new credentials issued through an in-person visit to the Justice Center. Additional details are avilable here. If you have questions about court cases or jury duty, please email ChristianCoCircuitClerk@kycourts.net. If you have questions about drivers license, please email ChristianCoDriversLicense@kycourts.net. You may also call (270) 889-6539.
Restaurant & Business Support
Don't forget to support local restaurants and other businesses with pick up orders, by purchasing gift certificates, or leaving positive Yelp reviews. Here's a list of downtown restaurant and beverage establishments as well as others around town. These restaurants are offer takeout options.
Click HERE or on a link below for information on Small Business Administration loans, Unemployment Insurance, and other benefit program resources.
Christian County Chamber Resources
Kentucky Chamber Resources
United States Chamber Resources
1-15-21 Mayor Lynch's COVID-19 Update and Christian County Health Department Staff Spotlight, featuring Account Clerk Crystal Denny
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