As of October 24, 2020, at 4:45 p.m., there have been
1,871 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County.
1,559 individuals have recovered; 29 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.
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.
*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. The City of Hopkinsville's Reopening Plan may be found HERE.
These Hopkinsville facilities have resumed some public operations.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Parks & Recreation Facilities: If you have any questions, please call 270-887-4290, check out updates on the Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation Facebook page, or visit www.HoptownRec.com.Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex: Call (270) 985-1700 for more information.
Thomas Street Recreation Center: Call (270) 887-4290 for more details.
Public Library: Visit hccpl.org/reopening-policies for the latest info.
In light of the national emergency declaration due to the virus, local officials have taken a number of precautionary measures.
Free COVID-19 Testing
The Christian County Health Department (partnered with the Kentucky Department of Public Health) is now offering FREE COVID-19 testing for ANYONE who wants to be tested. Testing will be offered Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Tie Breaker Park (4400 Lafayette Rd).
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
10-23-20 Mayor Lynch's COVID-19 Update and Christian County Health Department Staff Spotlight, featuring RN Morgan Meachem
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