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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


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


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

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


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

Jesse Breedlove Receives Title of Kentucky Colonel


From left, Judge Executive Jack Whitfield congratulates Public Works Crew Leader Jesse Breedlove June 28 for receiving the title of Kentucky Colonel by Governor Andy Beshear. Breedlove was recognized for his selfless and invaluable work in Barnsley and Dawson Springs after the December 10, 2021 tornado.  The commission of Kentucky Colonel is the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky.

Hopkins County Fiscal Court Approves Construction of Sports Complex March 1, 2022


Hopkins County Judge Executive Jack Whitfield (left) and Madisonville Mayor Kevin Cotton present documents for Phase II, the construction of the Madisonville Hopkins County Sports Complex. The City of Madisonville voted to approve construction of the facility February 22 during a special called meeting. The Hopkins County Fiscal Court approved construction March 1, 2022 during its regular meeting.