Kentucky COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725
The COVID-19 hotline is a service operated by the healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions. Please be patient as we are handling a high volume of calls and want to give everyone the time they deserve. For general information, please review the website prior to calling the hotline. Guidance is being added as it becomes available.
For general inquires, email KYcovid19@ky.gov. Please be patient as we handle a high volume of emails.
Disability Prep: COVID- 19 Form: This document helpful for medical professionals in the event you are admitted into the hospital during this pandemic. It includes information about a person’s medical history, medications, and communication preferences. T h e know your rights document explains what a person's rights are during a pandemic if they are admitted into the hospital.
Disability-focused Information: The Administration for Community Living COVID-19 page has put together a list of disability-related COVID-19 information and resources. It is updated regularly.
Plain-Language Information: The Green Mountain Self-Advocates and the Vermont DD Council have a plain-language guide to COVID-19 set at a 3rd-grade reading level. The California DD Council created a Spanish-language version as well.
General Information: The CDC COVID-19 page is the most reliable source of general information about the virus. It is updated regularly. Some highlighted CDC pages are below:
Direct Support Professionals: The National Association of Direct Support Professionals has been creating many resources and webinars in response to the many issues COVID is causing for the DSP workforce, including this toolkit for onboarding new DSPs
Primary Care Providers: See the following links for resources to help you and your patients with issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic.