Posts with the tag “covid-19”
Pennyrile Area Development District – Cancels Celebration Dinner
by Melissa Thompson on August 30th, 2021
The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) regretfully announces it has canceled its 52nd Annual Dinner scheduled for September 13, 2021. With the rising number of COVID-19 cases across Kentucky and in the Pennyrile region, we feel it is in the best interest of all citizens to cancel the event at this time.In the near future, PeADD will unveil the new “John C. Mahre Regionalism Award” which h...
Senior Citizens Centers to Reopen July 1, 2021
by Melissa Thompson on June 3rd, 2021
Effective July 1,2021 all Senior Citizen Centers in the 9 Pennyrile Counties will be reopened. Hopkinsville, KY., June 3, 2021. The Pennyrile Area Development District (PADD) and the Pennyrile Allied Community Services (PACS) are happy to announce that all Senior Citizens Centers in the Pennyrile counties will reopen effective July 1, 2021. The counties include Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Ho...
COVID-19 VACCINE INFORMATION FOR OLDER ADULTS
by Melissa Thompson on April 12th, 2021
1) ARE THE COVID-19 VACCINES SAFE?YES, ALL THE COVID-19 VACCINES THAT ARE BEING USED HAVE GONE THROUGH THE SAMESAFETY TESTS AND MEET THE SAME STANDARDS AS ANY OTHER VACCINES PRODUCED.LEARN MORE ON VACCINE SAFETY.2) WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEING VACCINATED?THE COVID-19 VACCINE WILL WORK WITH YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM SO IT WILL BE READY TOFIGHT THE VIRUS IF YOU ARE EXPOSED. COVID-19 CAN HAVE SERIOUS, LIF...
Visits In Nursing Homes Allowed Again
by Melissa Thompson on March 11th, 2021
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new guidance around visitation for nursing homes. It is effective immediately.The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), issued updated guidance today for nursing homes to safely expand visitation options during the COVID-19 pandemic public health...
2020 Forgotten Angels - Thank You!
by Melissa Thompson on January 7th, 2021
COVID did not stop YOU from your generous giving. In spite of COVID, more was given this year… and it was ALL spent. Last year was the year everyone will never forget and it was remarkable for Forgotten Angels! This was the 14th year of this program and 425 residents were served, which is the largest number of angels to date. Although it was very different from years past, because of you we w...
Forgotten Angels Brainstorming Zoom Meeting
by Melissa Thompson on August 31st, 2020
Is CHRISTMAS CANCELLED this year? Will Forgotten Angels be FORGOTTEN? Please join us for a brainstorming zoom meeting / call September 16, 2020 @ 10:00AM. Discussions will include options and ideas on how to navigate Forgotten Angels 2020 during the COVID pandemic. We need your help and suggestions. Feel free to contact Cindy Tabor @ 270-886-9484 or [email protected].Join Zoom Meeting Inform...
PeADD COVID-19 Business Relief Working Capital Loan Program
by Melissa Thompson on June 16th, 2020
Beginning on July 1, 2020, the Pennyrile Area Development District will offer a working capital loan program to support local small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Utilizing additional Economic Development Administration Revolving Loan Funds, the PeADD Board of Directors approved using these additional funds for loans ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. These loans can be used to meet short-term wo...
May PADD Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled
by Melissa Thompson on May 1st, 2020
The May 2020 meeting of the PADD Board of Directors has been canceled due to COVID-19 mandates. For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, at 270-886-9484 or via email at [email protected]. A virtual meeting of the PADD Executive Committee is scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CT. For more information, please contact Cheri Farmer, Executive Assistant, a...
Pennyrile AAAIL Long Term Care Ombudsman is Thinking of You
by Melissa Thompson on April 29th, 2020
Long-Term Care Ombudsman are resident advocates who protect and promote the rights of residents in long-term care facilities and work to resolve complaints. Your local Pennyrile District Ombudsman is Cindy Tabor 1-800-928-7233 or [email protected] 270-886-9484. For more in on COVID19 KY COVID Hotline (800) 722-5725 http://www.kycovid19.ky.gov....
Funding Available for First Responders Fighting COVID-19
by Melissa Thompson on April 27th, 2020
The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has announced approximately $9 million in USDOJ Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Fund (CESF) Program funds available to local public safety agencies and local governments. Allowable program expenses can include overtime, equipment (including law enforcement and medical equipment and personal protective equipment), supplies, training, travel (to dis...
2020 National Volunteer Week
by Melissa Thompson on April 23rd, 2020
Pictured left to right: Josh Visingardi, Gary Hawkins, Gracie Foust, Brylee Cagle, Jenna Visingardi These are Trigg County Senior Center volunteers who have delivered meals most every day since we have began delivering COVID-19 meals.Josh Visingardi is a Senior at Trigg County High School. He will attend Western Ky University in the fall and plans to be a pediatrician.Mr. Gary Hawkins is retired ...
by Melissa Thompson on April 17th, 2020
COVID-19 HAVE YOU FEELING:SCARED? SAD? FRUSTRATED? WORRIED? UNCERTAIN? AFRAID TO COME TO WORK OR TO GO HOME? CONCERNED FOR YOUR OWN FAMILY? HELP IS A PHONE CALL AWAY!IT’S FREE, IT’S CONFIDENTIAL! Call our toll free number 888-522-7228 where you can talk to a member of the Kentucky Community Crisis Response Team....
April 2020 Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled
by Melissa Thompson on April 6th, 2020
The April 2020 PADD Board of Directors meeting has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus. The April PADD newsletter can be found here.
The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act
by Melissa Thompson on March 31st, 2020
The programs and initiatives in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress are intended to assist business owners with whatever needs they have right now. When implemented, there will be many new resources available for small businesses, as well as certain non-profits and other employers. This guide provides information about the major programs ...
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance Webinar
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
On Thursday (March 26th) at 2 p.m., the SBA Kentucky District Office is hosting a webinar for the Pennyrile Region about the process for applying for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance. There are several calls taking place and this is just another opportunity for our region to hear about the SBA program and ask questions. This call will be conducted by our regional SBA representative, Sharron Johnson. T...
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in KY
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering Kentucky and other designated states and territories low interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of COVID 19.Below is a presentation and slides giving instructions on how to apply.Once available, apply using this link https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/disast...
Community Support During COVID-19 Outbreak
by Melissa Thompson on March 25th, 2020
As PADD and our nutrition provider prepares to provide more meals to older adults in the nine counties of the Pennyrile area, we are faced with an unusual situation. We need donations of packaging supplies for home delivered meals. If you know of a restaurant or other community business that may have extra Styrofoam trays to donate, we could use them.Please contact Jill Collins at jill.collins@ky....
SBA Disaster Assistance
by Melissa Thompson on March 17th, 2020
PRESS OFFICERelease Date: March 12, 2020 Contact: [email protected] (202)205-7036Release Number: 20-24 Follow us on: Twitter, Facebook, Blogs & Instagram SBA To Provide Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) Up to $2 Million in Disaster Assistance LoansWASHINGTON – SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued the following statem...
PADD Takes COVID-19 Precaution
by Melissa Thompson on March 16th, 2020
Beginning March 16th, the Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) will begin limiting access to our facilities located at 300 Hammond Drive in Hopkinsville in an effort to help prevent future spread of COVID-19. In the interest of continuing to provide services to our communities, PeADD staff will be available via telephone and email. For services that are time sensitive, people will be able...
Senior Center Closures in Pennyrile Region
by Melissa Thompson on March 13th, 2020
On March 13, 2020, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear recommended the temporary closure of Senior Centers across Kentucky to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Therefore, all nine (9) Senior Centers in the Pennyrile Region will be temporarily closed from March 16, 2020 – March 27, 2020 and alternate service delivery methods will be implemented. After two (2) weeks, officials will reeva...
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