Kentucky Governor Issues State of Emergency

March 31st, 2020 by Emmariah Holcomb

Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor, Andy Beshear, has declared a state of emergency which has already become effective. Kentuckians are encouraged to remain at home, which according to Beshear, will help protect the community against COVID-19.

“All in-person retail businesses that are not life-sustaining are ordered to close. Life-sustaining retail businesses include grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, hardware stores, and other businesses that provide staple goods,” a portion of the statement reads.

To view the State of Emergency’s full text, click here.

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