COVID-19 – response

The health and safety of our community is our top focus. This page relays information from organizations across our community. We are sharing information so you can best protect yourself. We are preparing and sharing important verified information.

The coronavirus is a common virus. However, this new strain, COVID-19, is impacting communities across the globe.

Tips to help prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Governor Andy Beshear has signed an Executive Order requiring face masks to be worn in public. View the Executive Order here.
  • Wash your hands often
  • If washing your hands isn't possible, utilize alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Keep a safe social distance from others
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid contact with sick people
  • Stay home while you are sick and avoid others
  • When sneezing or coughing, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or do so into your elbow
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using regular household cleaning sprays or wipes

Thank you for helping

We want to thank those who have donated personal protective equipment (PPE) and other personal safety items for our healthcare professionals, police, fire, community corrections, waste management, transit drivers and others needing special protection during the fight against COVID-19. Our community has come together to support the need for PPE. Many individuals have made donations – thank you for your help.

Below are businesses who have donated to this effort in Lexington. Donated to the City and don't see your company's name? Contact ccammack@lexingtonky.gov.

  • Adcolor
  • Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
  • Children of the Americas
  • Confucius Institute
  • Engi-Mat
  • Fayette County Public Schools
  • Fayette Mall
  • Hera Bio Labs
  • James E. Pepper Distillery
  • Jim Beam
  • KY Chinese American Association
  • Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company
  • Lexington Public Library
  • Lexmark
  • Logan's of Lexington
  • Lowe's
  • Lynn Imaging
  • Paris Church of Christ
  • Pickett Brass
  • Social Security Office
  • Summit BioSciences
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky
  • Transylvania University
  • Wilderness Trail Distillery

General Election Voting Information

Voters can participate in the November 3 General Election by absentee ballot, voting in-person up to three weeks before the election, and voting in-person on Election Day. For full details, visit our election information page.

Reopening the Commonwealth’s Economy

Governor Andy Beshear has issued guidelines for different industries to reopen. These guidelines, as well as much more information, can be found on the Commonwealth's Healthy at Work webpage.

Guidelines for being healthy at work. To report non-compliance, visit here.

Governor Beshear released the benchmarks to reopening our state's economy. These are based on the guidelines released in the federal government's Opening Up America Again plan.

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