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Face Coverings Mandate
Executive Order on Dispensing of Pharmaceuticals
Executive Order on Utility Relief
Executive Order effective Dec. 14.
- Private social gatherings – limited to a maximum of two households and a maximum of eight people
- Current restrictions and guidelines are available on the state's
Healthy at Work website.
Executive Order effective
Nov. 23. See slide
Schools – All public and private schools (K -12) to cease in-person instruction:
- Middle and high schools will remain in remote or virtual instruction until at least Jan. 4, 2021.
- Elementary schools may reopen for in-person instruction Dec. 7 if their county is not in the red zone and the school follows all
Healthy at School guidance.
website is Kentucky's central resource for all COVID-19 information and guidance. The COVID-19 Hotline – (800) 722-5725 – is a service operated by the health care professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions. For general inquiries, please send an email to
KyCovid19.ky.gov also includes weekly White House Coronavirus Task Force reports for Kentucky.
Click the following links for information on:
daily incidence rate (red zone) maps;
COVID-19 daily reports;
Healthy at Work guidance;
Healthy at School guidance; the Department for Public Health's
contact tracing; guidance for
health care providers, labs and facilities;
KYSafer (reporting non-compliance);
face coverings; and
RED ZONE RECOMMENDATIONS
See red zone counties
here. See red zone county recommendations
here. See school guidance based on color-coded zone
The Governor said Kentuckians can find more than 350 testing locations here.
To register for surge testing in Louisville (Kentucky Exposition Center) or Lexington (Keeneland Racecourse), visit DoINeedACOVID19Test.com. Both locations are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
KCC.ky.gov for more information and to file a claim. You can also call 1-502-875-0442 (File a Claim) or 1-877-369-5984 (Request a Payment). See other UI contact information (email and phone numbers)
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kynect.ky.gov to apply for health insurance; benefit programs covering food assistance (SNAP), child care assistance, financial aid for children and caregivers (KTAP) and more; and to learn more about local help with food, transportation, housing, employment, finances, physical and mental health.
Kentuckians should visit
KYCOVID19.ky.gov to view the latest information available on the vaccine, including:
FULL COVID-19 RESPONSE FROM GOV. ANDY BESHEAR
To see previous COVID-19 actions from Gov. Beshear, which began when he
declared a state of emergency on March 6, 2020,