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Kentucky Coronavirus Monitoring

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH) has coordinated state guidance with the recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). As CDC transitions to the new “COVID-19 Community Level” model that uses the number of new COVID-19 cases in each county, percent of hospital capacity devoted to COVID-19 patients and the number of new patients with COVID-19 admitted to the hospital in the past week, KDPH will be using this tool to help Kentuckians be informed of the COVID-19 impact in their communities. KDPH created the Community Level COVID-19 Guidance to align with the new community level model. This guidance provides Kentuckians with actions to take related to their local level of community burden. KDPH will continue to closely monitor COVID-19 data and provide weekly updates on the KDPH COVID-19 website. We appreciate the understanding and cooperation as we learn to live with COVID-19 and work to keep Kentuckians safe. For more information on the new tool provided by CDC, please visit the CDC website: COVID-19 by County.


CDC: COVID-19 by County Community Levels Map is updated with the new CDC data weekly on Friday mornings.

Community Level COVID-19 Guidance

LOW MEDIUM HIGH
Vaccination Stay up to date with vaccinations Stay up to date with vaccinations Stay up to date with vaccinations
Mask use Mask based on individual preference, informed by individual risk

Targeted mask use in schools and other indoor settings following exposures
Consider universal mask use in indoor congregate settings

Targeted mask use in schools and other indoor settings following exposures
Wear well-fitting masks in all indoor public settings including K-12 schools
Isolation & Quarantine Stay home when sick

Follow isolation & quarantine guidance, including getting tested if exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19
Stay home when sick

Follow isolation & quarantine guidance
, including getting tested if exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19
Stay home when sick

Follow isolation & quarantine guidance
, including getting tested if exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19
Physical distancing Limit indoor in-person gatherings and reduce size of gatherings. Encourage physical distancing.
High risk persons


Talk to healthcare provider about preventative treatments
Consider wearing well-fitted mask in all indoor public settings

Talk to healthcare provider about preventative treatments
Consider avoiding non-essential indoor public activities

Talk to healthcare provider about preventative treatments



Current as of Sept. 26, 2022

Total Deaths
16,969
Weekly Positivity Rate*
9.01%

*Based on a 7-day rolling average; Switched on 10/19/2020 to electronic laboratory reports as the sole source of data for the positivity rate. Learn more about how KDPH determines the Statewide Positivity Rate

Note: Data includes cases of COVID-19 reported to KDPH.


COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725

 The COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725 can answer general COVID-19 and vaccine questions. Live agents are available:
Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm EST 
If you have an urgent medical need, please reach out to your healthcare provider. 

For General Inquiries

Please send an email to KYcovid19@ky.gov


Team Kentucky Memorial Fund

Governor Beshear has established the Team Kentucky COVID-19 Memorial Fund to help commemorate the losses and sacrifices Kentuckians experienced during this once-in-a-lifetime pandemic.

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Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund

The Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund is offering tenants help paying past due rent and utility bills. Learn more about the program and submit an application.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Visit CDC.gov