Scott County COVID-19 Response and Next Steps

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As of Monday, March 16, 2020, Scott County Government decided to limit access between County staff and the public in response to the Coronavirus. Public service remains the top priority for all County departments. Agencies are open and available for document drop-off for business purposes.  Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs.  Contact information for departments can be found on our webpage at https://scottky.gov/county-government/ 

We remain poised and prepared to provide emergency and non-emergency services as needed. Please continue preventive measures to limit the chance of exposure.   Please follow this link for more details on prevention:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fabout%2Fprevention.html

Restaurant Closures

In an effort to further reduce the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Beshear has issued an order to close all restaurants and bars to in-person dining effective 3-16-2020 at 5:00 pm. Additionally, the Ky. Capitol will close to all non-essential personnel. For more information, visit www.kycovid19.ky.gov

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Announcement Regarding COVID-19

As of today, Monday, March 16, 2020, Scott County Government has decided to limit access between County staff and the public in response to the Coronavirus. Public service remains the top priority for all County departments. Agencies are open and available for document drop-off for
business purposes. Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs. Contact information for county departments can be found on our webpage at https://www.scottky.gov

We remain poised and prepared to provide emergency and non-emergency services as needed. Please continue preventive measures to limit the chance of exposure.
Please follow this link for more details on prevention.
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/…/prevention.html…

Thank you for your understanding. We will get through this TOGETHER!

Joe Pat Covington

County Judge Executive

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Joint Statement from Judge/Executive, Joe Pat Covington and Mayor, Tom Prather on the Covid 19 Event:

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it!

As Scott County Judge/Executive and City of Georgetown Mayor we will focus on what we can control during the Covid 19 virus event.
We want to encourage all of Scott County to focus on what you can control.

Today, the Wedco Health District hosted an update meeting with community agencies and partners .

Action items related to the Scott County and City Government response to the Covid 19 event.

1. County and City Government agencies have been meeting and planning with our local Wedco Health District and the Georgetown Community Hospital.
2. Our First Responders ; EMA, EMS , County and City Fire and 911 Dispatch have developed protocols to serve potential Covid 19 patients.
3. Sheriff’s Dept , Georgetown Police Dept and Detention Center staff have updated their procedures to address the issues related to the Covid 19 event.
4. We encourage everyone to educate yourself on the facts related to the virus. Go to https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/pages/covid19.aspx

5. Call the COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725 with questions related to the public health event.
6. Maintain good hygiene and hand washing practices after being out in public.
7. Practice “Social Distancing” essentially keeping a 6 foot buffer from others in public.
8. If you are sick stay home. If you begin feeling worse, contact your physician

We will get through this together!

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Announcement Regarding COVID-19

As of today, Monday, March 16, 2020, Scott County Government has decided to limit access between County staff and the public in response to the Coronavirus. Public service remains the top priority for all County departments. Agencies are open and available for document drop-off for

business purposes.  Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs.  Contact information for departments can be found on our webpage at https://www.scottky.gov

We remain poised and prepared to provide emergency and non-emergency services as needed.  Please continue preventive measures to limit the chance of exposure.   Please follow this link: for more details on prevention.

Thank you for your understanding. We will get through this TOGETHER!

Joe Pat Covington

County Judge Executive

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