As of September 20, 2021, at 2:30 p.m., there have been
9,672 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County.
8,828 individuals have recovered.
726 cases remain active; 119 have died.
TOTAL Vaccines: 29.070
Moderna First Dose: 14,649
Moderna 2nd Dose: 13,346
Moderna 3rd Dose: 58
Johnson & Johnson: 892
* As administered by the CCHD as of September 15, 2021
City of Hopkinsville Lifts COVID Restrictions:
City officials announced today that people entering the Hopkinsville Municipal Center or other city buildings will no longer be required to have temperature checks or wear facial coverings effective immediately. Those who wish to continue wearing face coverings may do so at their discretion. Individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should not enter city buildings. Rather, they are strongly encouraged to seek appropriate medical attention.
For more information, click here.
Watch the Mayor's COVID-19 Video Updates
Christian County Health Department will be administering COVID19 vaccines to anyone 18 years or older at the Christian County Health Department on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:45-12:00 & 1:00-4:00. You WILL NOT be charged any out of pocket expense for the vaccine.
Beginning Monday, September 13, 2021, due to a high demand and rising cases, CCHD is offering drive thru testing at the Christian County Health Department on Monday - Thursday from 7:45 AM - 12 PM, 1 PM - 2:30 PM. No appointment is necessary for testing. We are offering PCR testing and results will be returned in around 48 - 72 hours. When entering from Canton, please follow signage to the backside of the building for COVID-19 testing. Please do not enter the lobby of CCHD for COVID-19 testing.
To help ease the pain and the expenses suffered by families of those lost to COVID-19, FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency has opened a COVID-19 funeral assistance program. The fund provides financial support for funeral expenses incurred due to COVID-19 related deaths. To apply or find out if you're eligible, please visit: https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance
Eviction Moratorium Extended:
The CDC issued a new eviction moratorium for select areas through October 3, 2021, to continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Now is the perfect time to apply for eviction relief, so you will be covered after the moratorium expires. For more info & to apply, visit https://teamkyhherf.ky.gov
Rent & Utility Relief Fund:
More Rent & Utility Assistance for Kentuckians will be available starting February 15, 2021. KY has newly available COVID-19 rent & utility relief! Starting February 15, you can apply for assistance, dating back to April 2020. For information or to apply, visit http://teamkyhherf.ky.gov
Utility Disconnection Moratorium:
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.
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