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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Kenton County Fiscal Court Meetings to be Held Virtually

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Due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Kenton County Fiscal Court meetings will no longer be held in person and will instead be held virtually. Meetings will be broadcasted live during the scheduled meeting time.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Filing and Payment of Net Profit / Gross Receipts Business Returns Extended to July 15, 2020

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As a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Kenton County Fiscal Court and partnering cities have extended both the filing and payment of the Net Profit / Gross Receipts Business Returns that were originally due on April 15, 2020.  Th...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Inmate Visitation Canceled Until Further Notice

Interior shot of Kenton County Detention Center

Inmate visitation has been canceled at the Kenton County Detention Center until further notice. Jailer Terry Carl is taking this precautionary measure in accordance with the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Office of the Governor and suggested protocol...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Kenton County Animal Service Suspends All Non-Essential Services

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Due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Kenton County Animal Services (KCAS) has suspended all non-essential services until further notice.

KCAS will not be providing adoption services or accepting owner surrendered animals....

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Recycling Program Suspended

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Due to the growing public health impacts of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Kenton County Public Works is suspending the “Big Blue Recycle Bin” recycling program in Kenton County.

Kenton County has removed their bins from their locations. T...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Kenton County Parks Remain Open with Restrictions

Deer at Richardson Road Park

Kenton County Parks are currently open to the public for passive recreation only. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), tennis courts, basketball courts, shelter houses, and playground equipment are closed until further notice. All park restrooms remain closed f...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

1,034 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Dining Safety During COVID-19 Pandemic

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, 35 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 1,034 total cases.

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

2050 OKI Metropolitan Transportation Plan- Feedback Requested

OKI has developed the 2050 OKI Metropolitan Transportation Plan. Its vision: to develop innovative, sustainable and multimodal transportation solutions that support the goals and economy of the Greater Cincinnati area. Learn more and give feedback by 6/10

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

999 COVID-19 Cases in Northern Kentucky; Take Precautions as Retail Reopens

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, 32 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 999 total cases.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Kenton County Postpones Spring Clean-Up Indefinitely

Due to the public health impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Kenton County Public Works is postponing the Spring Clean-Up indefinitely.

Kenton County residents are still able to obtain trash vouchers online and dispose of their waste at Bavarian Waste durin...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

967 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 Testing in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 967 total cases.

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

952 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 is Still Here

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 18, 20 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 952 total cases.

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Kenton County Animal Services Extends Pet Licenses

Kenton County Animal Services (KCAS) has extended the 2020 pet licenses renewal to January of 2021 and changed the annual renewal period to February of each year

If you currently have a pet license, keep the tags that you already have. All dogs and cats in...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

877 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Younger People Get Sick from COVID-19 Too

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 15, 43 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 877 total cases.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

834 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 51 Total Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 27 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 834 total cases.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

807 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, 27 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 807 total cases.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

780 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Children and COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 12, 35 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 780 total cases.

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Moening Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced by Circuit Court

On Wednesday, April 29th, Kenton County Circuit Court Judge Hon. Gregory M. Bartlett sentenced former Kenton County Golf Course General Manager Dan Moening to five years of probation on Moening’s plea of guilty to theft while working at the Kent...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

745 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Do Your Part as Businesses Reopen

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 11, 15 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 745 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

730 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 10, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 730 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

716 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 Testing Locations

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 16 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 716 total cases.

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

700 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Keeping our Mothers Safe

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 8, 29 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 700 total cases.

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

671 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; St. Elizabeth COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7, 25 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 671 total cases.

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

646 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; COVID-19 is Everyone’s Business

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, 18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 646 total cases.

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

628 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; St. Elizabeth Drive-Thru Testing

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 26 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 628 total cases.

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

602 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; “Healthy at Work” Guidance

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 4, 17 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 602 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

585 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 16 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 585 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

569 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Symptoms of COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 22 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 569 total cases.

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

547 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Preventing COVID-19 in Essential Businesses

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 1, 42 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 547 total cases.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

505 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Be Prepared When Businesses Reopen

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, 25 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 505 total cases.

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

480 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Guidance for Businesses

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 32 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 480 total cases.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

448 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Continue to Avoid Unnecessary Trips

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, 28 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 448 total cases.

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

420 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Use of Face Masks to Prevent COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 27, 10 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 420 total cases.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

410 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Health Care Services Reopening

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 9 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 410 total cases.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

401 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Considerations for Reopening

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 14 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 401 total cases.

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Posted on: April 27, 2020

387 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Social Distancing During Ramadan

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, 17 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 387 total cases.

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

370 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Social Distancing Orders Still in Effect

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 34 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 370 total cases.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

336 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Increased Testing Capacity in KY

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 30 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 336 total cases.

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

306 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 4 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 20 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 306 total cases.

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Posted on: April 21, 2020

286 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 3 New COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 20, 7 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 286 total cases.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Spring Clean-Up Postponed, May Trash Vouchers Added

Due to the growing public health impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Kenton County Public Works is postponing the Spring Clean-Up that is typically held the first weekend in May. The new tentative dates for the clean-up are June 11th-13th from 8 AM &nd...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

279 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Relieving Anxiety During COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 17 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 279 total cases.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

262 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Clean and Disinfect to Prevent COVID-19

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 262 total cases.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

254 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Guidance for Essential Businesses

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, 10 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 254 total cases.

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

244 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Don’t Touch Your Face

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 12 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 244 total cases.

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

232 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Additional Appointments Added for Drive-Thru Testing

As of 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 6 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 232 total cases

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

226 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Drive-Thru Testing

As of 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 18 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 226 total cases

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

208 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; What is Contact Tracing?

As of 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 208 total cases.

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

206 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky

As of 4:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 12 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 206 total cases.

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

194 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Postpone Gatherings Until COVID-19 Threat is Over

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 194 total cases.

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Posted on: April 11, 2020

186 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; 14 COVID-19 Related Deaths

As of 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, 8 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 186 total cases.

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

178 Cases of COVID-19 in Northern Kentucky; Celebrate Healthy at Home

As of 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 10 additional cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Northern Kentucky, for 178 total cases.

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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.

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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: 05/14/2020 

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: 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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