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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Kenton County Animal Service Suspends All Non-Essential Services

News Flash- KCAS

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. If you have an appointment, a member of the shelter staff will contact you to reschedule.

If you have a lost or found pet, please call the shelter at (859) 356-7400 and you will be provided instruction on how to proceed.

Animal Control Officers are restricted to emergency calls. For all other complaints, call the shelter at (859) 356-7400 and an officer will be available to speak with you.

Staff is available by phone to answer questions:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: Noon to 6 p.m.
Wednesday: Noon to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

They are also available by email:

While the shelter is suspending certain services, staff members are still caring for and attending to the animals in the facility. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.

Several Kenton County Fiscal Court departments may be experiencing a change in office availability. A full list is available here. 

More information

You can also follow Kenton County on Facebook (@KentonCounty) or on Twitter (@KentonCounty)  for the most up-to-date information regarding closures and services

For up-to-date information about COVID-19, visit the Northern Kentucky Health Department website or follow the NKYHD on Facebook (@nkyhealth) and Twitter (@nkyhealth).

Kentuckians can find regular updates and resources including more information about when to seek medical attention and courses of action for those in counties with positive cases at the Kentucky COVID-19 website. They are also urged to visit the CDC website for up-to-date information. Kentuckians who want advice can call the state hotline at 1.800.722.5725 or call their local health care provider.

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