In light of the national emergency declaration due to the virus, local officials have taken a number of precautionary measures.
Public Health Order
April 6, 2020 – The CCHD Public Health Director has issued a Public Health Order that will further reduce the spread of this virus and protect residents of Christian County. This Public Order states that retail establishments are to limit customers to one person per family (excluding minors where no childcare is available and elderly individuals who need assistance). Along with this, public-facing businesses should continue to implement and practice social distancing measures. (Download the Public Health Order)
Free COVID-19 Testing
The Christian County Health Department (partnered with the Kentucky Department of Public Health) is now offering FREE COVID-19 testing for ANYONE who wants to be tested. Testing will be offered Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM and Saturday 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM at Tie Breaker Park (4400 Lafayette Rd).
Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center: Hopkinsville’s Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center will not open this summer due to continuing COVID-19 public health concerns.
Western KY State Fair: The Western Kentucky State Fair (WKSF) Board has announced that the 2020 Western Kentucky State Fair, originally scheduled for June 26-July 4, 2020, has been postponed.
Summer Salute Festival: 5th Annual Summer Salute Canceled Due to Crowd and Health Concerns Related to COVID-19
Summer Adventure Camp: Due to ongoing concerns and restrictions related to the COVID-19 outbreak and pandemic, Hopkinsville Parks and Recreation has decided to cancel the 2020 Summer Adventure Camp.
Tie Breaker Park Walking Trail will be closed Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-11:30AM to provide space for COVID-19 drive-up testing.
Christian County Public Schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year.
Restaurant & Business Support
Don’t forget to support local restaurants and other businesses with pick up orders, by purchasing gift certificates, or leaving positive Yelp reviews. Here’s a list of downtown restaurant and beverage establishments as well as others around town. These restaurants are offer takeout options.
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