As of July 23, 2021, at 8:45 a.m., there have been
7,262 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Christian County.
7,061 individuals have recovered.
65 cases remain active; 102 have died.
TOTAL Vaccines: 27,607
Moderna First Dose Vaccine: 14,030
Moderna 2nd Dose Vaccine: 12,916
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: 661
* As administered by the CCHD as of July 23, 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.
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The Christian County Health Department will no longer be offering vaccines at the Bruce Convention Center but will now be offering vaccines, by appointment only, at the health department at 1700 Canton Street. Appointments will be available on Thursdays from 7:45am-4:00pm. Individuals can visit our website at www.christiancountyhd.com to schedule their appointment online. Participants must be 18 years or older. We will offer Moderna (2-dose vaccine) and Johnson & Johnson (1-dose vaccine). Please visit www.vaccines.gov to find additional vaccine sites in our area.
The Christian County Health Department will also be offering a vaccine clinic at the Oak Grove Racing, Gaming, and Hotel on Wednesday, May 26th from 8:30am-11:30am, and at Crofton City Hall later that day from 1:30pm-3:30pm. Both Moderna and Johnson and Johnson will be available. No appointments necessary for these clinics, but participants must be 18 years of age or older. If your place of business or facility would like to offer a vaccine clinic for employees, please click the link below and fill out your business information.
Mayor Lynch COVID Update 05-28-21
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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:
Gov. Beshear reminds Kentuckians that the CDC has extended its moratorium on evictions through March 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.
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.These Hopkinsville facilities have resumed some public operations.
City of Hopkinsville:
2/26/21 Update: City Offices Reopen to the Public Thanks to Steady Decline in COVID Cases (PDF)
Planters Bank-Jennie Stuart Health Sportsplex:
1/26/21 Sportsplex Update (PDF) - Call (270) 985-1700 for more information.
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.
Public Library: Visit hccpl.org/reopening-policies for the latest info.
Bruce Convention Center: Operations have been resumed. 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: Kentuckians can renew or replace a driving or identity credential through their Circuit Court Clerk’s preferred mail-in (download a form here) or drop method. The order applies to Kentucky driver’s licenses, permits and state-issued identification cards that expired or will expire by June 30, 2021. 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.
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