(270) 821-8294

   

COVID-19 RESOURCES

 

CLICK HERE to be Directed to the Hopkins County COVID-19 Information Page

FACTUAL INFORMATION SOURCES

Kentucky COVID-19 website – A comprehensive list of COVID-19 information Kentuckians need, including the latest facts on numbers, actions taken by state government, and links to relevant resources.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

BENEFITS

File for Unemployment Insurance – Kentucky Career Center

Apply for Medicaid only - Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website or call the Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service line toll-free at (855) 459-6328

Public Assistance (SNAP, KTAP, etc) – Department for Community Based Services

WIC – contact the Hopkins County Health Department at 270-821-5242

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Pennyroyal Center Crisis Number: 1-877-473-7766

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Emergencies: dial 911

Central Dispatch: 270-821-1720

Hopkins County Sheriff: 270-821-5661

TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT: 877-597-2331 or 800-752-6200

Hopkins County Fiscal Court Regular Meeting December 1, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

Please take notice that Hopkins County Fiscal Court will hold a regular Fiscal Court Meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the Hopkins County Government Center.

Due to the public health emergency caused by the rapid spread of COVID-19 and the state of emergency declared by the Governor and Judge-Executive, the meeting will also be held via live audio/video conference according to guidelines issued by the state Attorney General’s office.

The public and the media may access the meeting using the following:
• Zoom – a videoconferencing application that may be downloaded to a computer or smartphone. Meeting ID: 814 6284 0007 Password: 807709
• Facebook – A recording of the meeting will be posted to the Hopkins County Government Facebook page.

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West KY ATV Park Weekend Closing Notice

The West KY ATV Park with have its FINAL weekend riding hours November 7 & 8.  Weekend hours will return Spring, 2021. 

(Weekday hours will remain the same)

DALTON AND ASHBYBURG CONVENIENCE CENTERS RETURN TO NORMAL HOURS

Starting this week the Dalton and Ashbyburg convenience centers return to their normal operating hours, 7 a.m. – 4:50 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.

All other convenience centers will continue normal days and hours of operation.

For more information, call (270) 821-8294.

West KY ATV Park to Open May 2, 2020

The West Kentucky ATV Park will open for the 2020 season starting Saturday May 2, 2020.  Hours of operation are:

Saturdays 8AM-6PM

Sundays 10AM-6PM

Monday-Friday 7AM-2PM

If you have any questions, please call us at (270) 383-5190 .

Social Media Posting Policy

Hopkins County, Kentucky Government Social Media Accounts Policy

The purpose of official Hopkins County, Kentucky Government social media accounts is to present matters of public interest. We encourage you to submit your questions, comments, and concerns, but please note these are moderated online discussion sites.

We recognize social media is a 24/7 medium, and your comments are welcome at any time. However, given the need to manage our staff resources (your tax dollars), we generally only monitor comments and postings during regular business hours.

Once comments posted, Hopkins County reserves the right to remove submissions that contain:

Vulgar language

Personal attacks of any kind

Comments or content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, genetics, status with regard to public assistance, national origin, physical or intellectual disability or sexual orientation

Spam comments or links to other sites

Clearly off topic

Advocate illegal activity

Promote particular services, products, or political organizations

Infringe on copyrights or trademarks

Personally identifiable medical information

Information that may compromise the safety, security or proceedings of public systems or any criminal or civil investigations.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Banning people: If there are repeated violations of the comments policy above, Hopkins County reserves the right to ban participation on platforms that permit organizations to ban users.

Platform rules: Please note that social media platforms have their own rules of conduct, so social media platforms may take their own action to remove comments or ban users, not Hopkins County, Kentucky GovernmentFairfax County. Hopkins County is not responsible for those actions.

Video disclaimer: Hopkins County is not responsible for the content provided on “related” and “promoted” videos that are accessible from social media video channels. All viewers should note that these related videos and comments expressed on them do not necessarily reflect the opinions and position of Hopkins County or its officers and employees.

Archiving: All posts and comments are archived.

Private messages: Many social media platforms provide a non-public way to contact official Hopkins County social media accounts, however, those conversations are public records and subject to Kentucky Open Records laws.

Redress process: If you think Hopkins County took action wrongfully regarding your comments or participation on Hopkins County social media accounts, you may petition Hopkins County for review by contacting the Hopkins County Judge-Executive’s Office at 270-821-8294.