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Posted on: April 9, 2020

168 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Social Distancing Works

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, 13 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 168 total cases.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

155 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Social Distancing Over the Holidays

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 155 total cases.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

141 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 13 COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 141 total cases.

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Posted on: April 5, 2020

126 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Updated Guidance on Masks

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5, 13 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 126 total cases.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

113 Cases of COVID-19, 6 COVID-19 Related Deaths in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 113 total cases.

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

105 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky; Stay Healthy This Weekend

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 3, 18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 105 cases.

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

87 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky; 5 COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 87 cases.

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

72 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 31 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 72 cases.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

41 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in NKY; Addressing COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 4 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 41 cases.

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Gov. Beshear Limits Out-of-State Travel, Offers 10-Step Plan to Fight Virus

Gov. Andy Beshear on Monday issued an order to limit Kentuckians’ out-of-state travel and offered a 10-step plan to fight the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

37 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky; Second COVID-19 Related Death

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, 2020, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 37 cases.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

29 Cases of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky

March 29: 3 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for a total of 29 cases. There are 18 cases in Kenton County (including one death), 5 cases in Campbell County, 5 cases in Boone County and 1 case in Grant County.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

First COVID-19 Related Death in Northern Kentucky

March 28: The first patient identified with COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky has died. The patient, a resident of Kenton County, was over 60 years of age and had underlying medical issues.

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

23 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Keep Up the Good Social Distancing

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2020, 4 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 23 total cases. There are 14 cases in Kenton County, 4 cases in Campbell County and 5 cases in Boone County.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

State Executive Order Outlining Restrictions on Businesses

Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday tightened restrictions on businesses and banned residential evictions under a state of emergency declaration aimed at addressing the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

19 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; How to Stay Healthy at Home Outside

Four (4) additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 19 total cases. There are 12 cases in Kenton County, 3 cases in Campbell County and 4 cases in Boone County.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

15 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky, Importance of Flattening the Curve

Three additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 15 total cases. There are 11 cases in Kenton County, 1 case in Campbell County and 3 cases in Boone County.

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

12 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Stay Healthy at Home

Two (2) additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky today, for a total of 12 cases. There are 9 in Kenton County, 2 in Boone County and 1 in Campbell County.

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

10 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky, All Non-Essential Retail Businesses to Close by 8 p.m.

March 23: Five additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky today, for a total of 10 cases. One is in Boone County, one is in Campbell County, and eight are in Kenton County.

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Fifth Case of COVID-19 Identified in Northern Kentucky; Staying Healthy at Home Urged

From the Northern Kentucky Health Department (March 22nd):

A fifth case of COVID-19 has been identified in Kenton County. The individual is a 33-year-old female. She is in home isolation. The five cases identified do not appear to be connected.

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Three Additional COVID-19 Cases Identified in Kenton County

From the Northern Kentucky Health Department (March 21st):

Three additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Kenton County. The individuals are a 32-year-old male, a 96-year-old male and a 21-year-old female. The first case, a 66-year-old female, ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 In Kenton County

The Northern Kentucky Health Department (NKYHD) has confirmed its first positive COVID-19 (Coronavirus) case in Kenton County, Kentucky.

In order to protect the privacy of the individual, identifying information and medical records will not be released to ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Kenton County Declares Local State of Emergency

Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann has declared a proclamation of local emergency for Kenton County, Kentucky due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Kenton County Government Center and Independence Courthouse Closed to the Public

This page will be updated with service changes. Last update: 04/02/2020 

Due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the Independence Courthouse (5272 Madison Pike, Independence, KY) and the Kenton County Government Cen...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Kenton County COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Department Updates

This page will be updated with service changes. Last update: 03/27/2020

Due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), several Kenton County Fiscal Court departments may be experiencing a change in office availability.

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) from the Northern Kentucky Health Department

Symptoms usually include runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, fever and/or a general feeling of being unwell. For up to date information about the coronavirus, visit the Northern Kentucky Health Department.

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

Shelter House Reservations to Begin Monday, February 3

Kenton County Parks and Recreation will begin accepting Shelter House reservations for the upcoming season beginning Monday, February 3 at 7:30 a.m. for online and in-person reservations.

Kenton County has a new platform for online reservations. Users mus...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky Moving to New Home

Kenton County, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, and the Emergency Shelter of Northern Kentucky (ESNKY) announced today ESNKY’s new location in Covington, designed to better help the homeless population in the area.

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Kenton County Government Center

Welcome to 1840 Simon Kenton Way, the former site of the Bavarian Brewery, and your new home for the Kenton County Government Center!

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

Comments from Southern Kenton County Open House Now Available

Over the past two years, staff has been working with numerous jurisdictions throughout Kenton County to update Direction 2030’s recommended land use. The project is now working to review recommended land use for Unincorporated Kenton County.

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Posted on: August 25, 2019

Report a Sewer Emergency

Sewer emergencies may include issues such as backups, overland flooding, overflows and collapsed infrastructure. It’s important for customers to report all sewer emergencies to SD1 as soon as possible, so SD1 can investigate the cause.

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