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Coronavirus Response

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As of August 7, 2020, at 4:45 p.m., there have been
621 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County. 
449 individuals have recovered; 8 have died.


KY Statewide Mask Mandate:
KY Governor Andy Beshear has issued an executive order that goes into effect on July 10th at 5pm requiring that Kentuckians in public must wear a mask. This executive order is in effect for 30 days.  On August 6th, this order was extended for another 30 days.

To read the executive order and exemptions, click 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 dgustafson@the-bruce.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: On June 1, green spaces and pavilions at DeBow Recreational Complex and Ruff Park, restrooms and disc golf courses at DeBow and Trail of Tears Park, Hopkinsville Skatepark, and the Second Street Community Building resumed use by the public.  The Hopkinsville Greenway Rail Trail and Hopkinsville Dog Park also continue to be open as isTie Breaker Park Walking Trail  except on Monday-Friday from 9AM-11AM to provide space for COVID-19 drive-up testing.   All rentals and usage remain limited to 10 people or less per current state guidelines.   On June 15, tennis courts and select playgrounds are scheduled to reopen.  On July 1, programs  expand to groups of 50.  Due to state competition restrictions and regulations, all outdoor basketball courts remain closed until August.  For questions and reservations, 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: All activities, including basketball shoot-arounds, batting cages and indoor cornhole, are currently appointment-only.   Call (270) 985-1700 for more information or to book your spot.

Thomas Street Recreation Center: Facilities have reopened to the public.  Call (270) 887-4290 for more details. 

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


8-4-20 Mayor Lynch's COVID-19 Update

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