The Pennyrile Area Development District is a public planning and development organization collaborating with local leaders, agencies and staff striving to support regional strategies, solutions and partnerships that improve the overall quality of life for the citizens of the Pennyrile region.
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
January 14th, 2022
The United States Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. More than 14,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year, but the disease is preventable with vaccination and appropriate screening. This is a great time to remind women of the importance of routine cancer screenings. The Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program can assist e...
January 2022 PADD Board of Directors Meeting
January 11th, 2022
The Pennyrile Area Development District Board of Directors held their monthly meeting on Monday, January 10, 2022 at the PADD Office in Hopkinsville, KY. Governor Andy Beshear provided an update on disaster recovery efforts to include funding, debris removal, housing and rebuilding. Federal, State and staff reports were also provided. The Board approved the FY’21 Audit Report, FY’22 Budget Amen...
New Year New You Friendly Visitor Training
January 5th, 2022
This year Cindy Tabor's theme word is RISE. We RISE by lifting others up. What better way to RISE than by visiting residents in nursing homes? Come join us Wednesday January 12, 2022 at 9:00 at the PADD, 300 Hammond Drive, Hopkinsville to find out more and attend training for a few hours. Need more information? Contact Cindy Tabor, Pennyrile District Long Term Care Ombudsman, at 270-886-9484 ...
Pennyrile Area Development District Recognizes Pennyrile Region’s Health Departments
December 28th, 2021
In 1981, the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) began presenting the W.W. Bill Bryan Award annually to an individual or group of individuals who made outstanding contributions and serves as great examples of regional cooperation and leadership in various ways. This award was named for W. W. Bill Bryan, who served as the first Chairman of the Pennyrile ADD Board and was a prominent figure...
Nursing Home Visitation Now Allowed for All Residents at All Times
November 22nd, 2021
Just in time for the HolidaysThis is the moment we have all been waiting for! As of November 12, 2021 the Centers for Medicaid Services, CMS, announced Nursing Home visitation is now allowed for all residents at all times. All nursing home facilities should already be well on their way to implementing the new guidelines.Just in time for all the Holidays, now friends and family members are allowed ...