Community Resources for COVID-19

COVID is still among us, so we still need masks and proper hand-washing. :)

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Kentucky Covid-19 Website

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COVID-19 Hotline:




Local Resources for Food, Household Items, and Other Necessities 


Appalachian Mountains
Community Action Council
  • Distributes diapers, baby wipes, baby formula and feminine hygiene products. For assistance, contact:

           Fayette Co.: English 859-699-3198;

                                 Spanish 859-684-2256

                                           or 859-693-9828

           Madison Co.: 859-353-8269

           Nicholas Co.: 859-289-7172

           Harrison Co.: 859-234-2121

  • LIHEAP Crisis has been extended through April 30,2020. Households with a late or disconnect notice in the counties of Bourbon, Fayette, Harrison and Nicholas should call 859-233-4600.
  • Application Assistors are available to assist individuals and families with Medicaid applications. Those in need of assistance should call 859-233-4600.
God's Pantry »
  • This is a non-profit organization that serves 50 counties across Kentucky
Feeding Kentucky »
  • The organization has a list of local food banks across Kentucky counties



Aspire Appalachia »
  • This non-profit organization is providing various services to the Appalachian Region in response to COVID-19 including offering help to those who need masks and similar services. Please check what is being offered by clicking the link to Aspire Appalachia above or by calling (606) 332-2022.

Resources for Parents 

Kahn Academy »
  • Provides free educational resources to assist families with home schooling
MATTEL- FREE virtual playroom »
  • Mattel is offering multiple play-from-home resources, information and tips for parents and caregivers to encourage their kids to keep playing during this time of crisis.
GoodNight with Dolly »
  • Dolly Parton will be reading children's bedtime stories from her favorite storybook collections every Thursday at 8:00pm. The series is available through the link and is scheduled to run through early June.


Health Resources 




Marketplace Coverage & Coronavirus »
  • Information is provided on Special Enrollment Period for health plan coverage that may be available to people who have lost or anticipate losing employer-based health coverage due to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Treatment and Prevention Fund »
  • The Patient Assistance Network (PAN) provides some resources for coronavirus-related expenses among patients with other chronic diseases. More information can be found on who qualifies and the type of assistance offered. 
Pfizer RxPathways »
  • Through this program, Pfizer connects eligible patients to programs that may assist with healthcare expenses through help with copays and provision of certain medications for free. 


Health Benefits Available to Kentuckians »
  • provides information on health benefits available to Kentuckians affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. 
  • Benefind: Information regarding public assistance programs and links to make access to the programs are provided on the benefind website ( or can also be accessed through the call center at 1-855-306-8959.   
  • For Medicaid information and assistance, call the Kentucky Healthcare customer service line at 1-855-459-6328 or contact an application assister through the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website at


UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center »
  • Offering drive through services. More information about services offered can be found using the link to the website or you can call directly : (606) 439-1559
Primary Care Centers of Eastern Kentucky »
  • Offering drive through testing for COVID-19
Pikeville Medical Center and Pikeville Health Department »
  • Offering provide free drive-thru COVID-19 testing

Mental Health Resources



CDC Information on Managing Stress and Coping »
  • Offers tips to support adults to cope with stress as well as tips for parents to recognize and reduce children's anxiety
Mental Health America »
  • The link provided is to a webpage with multiple resources available to support mental health.
Healthy Women »
  • The article, "Managing Your Coronavirus Anxiety: Advice from a Clinical Psychologist" provides tips that are useful for managing anxiety during these unprecedented times.


Johnson County Health Department Live Facebook »
  • Every Tuesday:  Gentle Chair Yoga @ 1:00
  • Every Wednesday:  "Healthy You Healthy Me"  Book Read  @ 10:00 ( April 15 & 22 @ 9:00)

Check the website for additional event information.


Mortgage Relief through the Unemployment Bridge Program

The Unemployment Bridge Program (UBP) provides mortgage relief to people who have lost their jobs, or who have had a reduction in income because of reduced work hours or a qualifying disability.

UBP is a Federal Program administered by Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), the state housing finance agency, and REACH is a participating agency for the program.

Learn more by visiting the Unemployment Bridge Program at

You can also contact Alyssa McKee with the REACH program by calling the office at (859) 455-8057, extension 22, or by email at