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COVID-19 RESOURCES

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

FIRE DUES OPT OUT PERIOD OPENS APRIL 1, ENDS JUNE 1

Per Section 6 of Ordinance 2007-14, Hopkins County property owners may opt out of having volunteer fire department subscriber fees added to their tax bills. The annual opt out period is from April 1-June 1.

The opt-out form can be printed by going to hopkinscounty.ky.gov and clicking the “VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT OPT-OUT FORM” link at the bottom of the page. Copies of the form will also be available outside the north door of the Hopkins County Government Center.

Due to restrictions related to COVID-19, Hopkins County Government Center is closed to in-person traffic. Property owners should mail the completed forms to Hopkins County Fiscal Court, 56 North Main Street, Madisonville, KY 42431 or fax them to (270) 821-8295. They may also be deposited in the drop box located at Government Center. Those who wish a confirmation of receipt should include a phone number on the form.

Those with questions about the opt out forms should call Hopkins County Government Center at (270) 821-8294

NEW HOURS OF OPERATION FOR DALTON AND ASHBYBURG CONVENIENCE CENTERS

Starting March 23, 2020 and until further notice, the Dalton and Ashbyburg convenience centers will only be open for one day each week.

  • The Dalton Convenience Center, 2050 Dalton Road, will be open 7 a.m.-4:50 p.m. on Saturdays.
  • The Ashbyburg Convenience Center, 785 Onton Road, will be open 7 a.m.-4:50 p.m. on Tuesdays.

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

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

Deputy Jailer Sara Davis Recognized for 5 Years of Service

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During the March 17, 2020 Fiscal Court meeting, Hopkins County Jail Deputy Sara Davis was recognized for five years of service. Pictured, from left: Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr., Sara Davis, and Hopkins County Jailer Mike Lewis.

March Declared as Literacy Month in Hopkins County

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A proclamation was read during the March 3, 2020 meeting of the Hopkins County Fiscal Court declaring the month of March as Literacy Month in Hopkins County. Pictured are Peggy Stirsman of the Celebrate Literacy Hopkins County committee, and Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr.

Phil Cruce Recognized for 20 Years of Service

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During the March 3, 2020 Fiscal Court meeting, Hopkins County’s head custodian, Phil Cruce, was recognized for 20 years of service to the county. From left: Phil Cruce and Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr.

 

Angela Burden Recognized for 10 Years of Service

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Deputy County Clerk Angela Burden was recognized for 10 years of service to the county during the January 7, 2020 meeting of Hopkins County Fiscal Court. From left: Judge-Executive Jack Whitfield, Jr., Angela Burden, and County Clerk Keenan Cloern.