EVICTION AND UTILITY RELIEF FUND - "Healthy at Home"
The Consolidated Appropriations Act allocated Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars from the U.S. Treasury for emergency rental assistance. Team Kentucky's program is described as follows. You may apply by reading through program information and creating an account.
Who can apply?
Anyone living in Kentucky who has been economically impacted by COVID. Applicants must meet certain income restrictions and provide documentation of their income and past-due rent and utility payments. *Fayette and Jefferson counties have their own programs.
Who does this help?
· Tenants can stay in their homes and pay off their past-due rent and utility bills dating back to April 2020.
· Tenants can even get up to three months of future rent paid.
· Landlords receive lump sum payments of past-due rent. Utility companies receive direct payments for past-due bills.
· Courts are not bogged down by eviction proceedings.
Please click on the following links below to get more information:
Eviction Relief Flyer (English).pdf
Eviction Relief Flyer (Spanish).pdf
COVID-19 Eviction Relief Summary Page.pdf
WOODFORD ALERTS - Sign up to Receive Important Messages and Emergency Alert Notifications
To sign up for these alerts pertaining to Woodford County, Midway and Versailles, please click on the website link attached: Log In - Smart911
Mayor Brian Traugott - 2021 State of the City Address
Mayor Brian Traugott gave his annual State of the City Address on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting. To review the 2021 address, please open the attached link: 2021 State of the City.pdf
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation
CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named "SARS-CoV-2" and the disease it causes has been named "coronavirus disease 2019" (abbreviated "COVID-19").
On January 30, 2020, the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a "public health emergency of international concernexternal icon" (PHEIC). On January 31, 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared a public health emergency (PHE) for the United States to aid the nation's healthcare community in responding to COVID-19.
If you have developed a fever or respiratory symptoms and believe you have had exposure to a known case or traveled to an area with community spread, isolate yourself from others in your home and contact your healthcare provider or local health department to describe your symptoms and any recent travels before you go to any healthcare facility. Staying home will prevent the spread of the disease to others.
If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow this link to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community. You may also visit www.kycovid19.ky.gov or call 1-800-722-5725.
Contact the Woodford County Health Department with further questions. 859-873-4541.