OCTOBER 1st, 2020
69,728 total cases
910 new cases
17 new deaths, 1,191 total
1,483,960 have been tested
11,970 at least recovered cases
4.11% positive rate
VOTING DETAILS FOR KENTUCKY
- DO NOT FORGET TO REGISTER TO VOTE BEFORE OCTOBER 5TH @ 4PM
- Absentee ballots - CLICK HERE to request absentee ballot for November 3rd general election
- Early in person voting will allow 3 weeks of early in person voting to take place including Saturday voting
- Election Day voting will be a little different as some locations will not be open for voting yet working to allow voters to vote other locations regardless normal precinct
Business Expansion to Mount Vernon that will be a $5.5 million investment and bring in 100 new full time jobs with average wage of $22.40/hour
Biotech Company called Summit Bioscience Inc is expanding with a $19 million investment and bring in 78 new full time jobs with average wage of $28/hour
Xtreme Fabrications set to expand and add 25 new full time job with average wage of $29/hour
More than 170,000 Kentuckians had their voting rights reinstated
Kentucky has enough PPE for a 120 day surge if needed
Drivers License renewals can be completed either by drop box or mail in before February 2021
Gold Star Families Memorial Monument
- National Gold Star Registry lists more than 470,000 American military members who have passed serving since the start of WWII
1/3 of all Kentuckians have enrolled in Medicaid for assistance
$7 million grant was given to support Behavioral Health Services in Eastern Kentucky
Preventing Child Trafficking
- $1 million federal grant was given to Kentucky Department for Community Based Services
Honoring Safe Employees
- 37 businesses have achieved more than 59 million hours worked without lost time due to employee illness or injury
Eviction Update - $8 million of the $15 million CARES funding has been committed for and payments started going out last week
- Place individually wrapped candy outside on the porch, driveway or a table.
- Maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet from anyone not within your household.
- Always wear a face covering. Halloween masks DO NOT count as a face covering.
- Clean hands before and after touching the wrapped candy.
- Trick-or-treat in family groups and don’t congregate in large groups.
- Trick-or-treat in your own neighborhood. Do not travel to other neighborhoods.
- Use hand sanitizer often, especially after contacting frequently-touched surfaces and before eating anything.
Check out our website for all the details on businesses opens and signage to use in your business