As of May 26, 2020, at 3:30 p.m., there have been
111 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County.
94 individuals have recovered; 3 have died.
Healthy at Work - Find phased approach plans to reopen the economy here. The City of Hopkinsville's Reopening Plan may be found HERE.
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 and Saturday 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM at Tie Breaker Park (4400 Lafayette Rd). There will be NO COVID-19 Testing on Monday, May 25th (Memorial Day).
Public Health Order
April 6, 2020 - The CCHD Public Health Director has issued a Public Health Order that will further reduce the spread of this virus and protect residents of Christian County. This Public Order states that retail establishments are to limit customers to one person per family (excluding minors where no childcare is available and elderly individuals who need assistance). Along with this, public-facing businesses should continue to implement and practice social distancing measures. (Download the Public Health Order)
Previously Reported Closures
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
5-26-20 Mayor Lynch's COVID-19 Update
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