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

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


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


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Central Dispatch: 270-821-1720

Hopkins County Sheriff: 270-821-5661

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

Position Available at Hopkins County Public Works Sanitation Department

Administrative Assistant

Hopkins County Public Works is seeking an upbeat multi-tasker with excellent communication skills to fill a full-time administrative assistant position in the sanitation department. Candidates will assist management and fellow employees by handling office tasks, providing polite and professional assistance by phone, mail, and e-mail, and generally be a helpful and positive presence in the workplace. Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent to apply, and comfort with computers, general office tasks, and excellence at both verbal and written communication is a must. Experience with grant writing and producing regular reports is preferred.

Applications are available at and may be returned to the Hopkins County Government Center, 56 North Main Street, Madisonville, KY 42431.