Healthy at Home

Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Website

Gov. Beshear Announces the Healthy at Home Eviction Relief Fund Website.

  • To apply for assistance (09/08/2020)

Healthy at Home Activities

Published: April 30, 2020

Cabinet for Health and Family Services: The Department for Medicaid Services is sharing a new resource for our 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services stakeholders to use as we navigate the COVID-19 state of emergency. The “Healthy at Home Activities Listing”[...]

  • The 5 C’s Every Parent Should Know to Keep Your Family #HealthyAtHome Video. As Kentuckians begin to work on site again, it will likely mean an adjustment period for you and your children. Your children observe your behavior and emotions and take their cues from you. Your new routine can be made easier though by following the 5 C’s. (05/28/2020)
  • Healthy at Home Activities Listing (04/30/2020)

Kentucky’s: COVID-19 Resources

KY Food Banks

  • Feeding Kentucky (04/25/2020)
  • God’s Pantry Food Bank (04/25/2020)

KY: Governor Andy Beshear tweets

@GovAndyBeshear tweets: Yesterday we outlined our #HealthyatWork plan for reopening our economy safely. You can see the phased approach at https://t.co/IJtsveXFsn, including benchmarks and guidance for businesses seeking to reopen. #TeamKentucky #TogetherKy #Patriot pic.twitter.com/ERskhsBKvo — Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) April[...]

  • Healthy at Work (04/22/2020)
  • Unemployment Insurance (04/09/2020)
  • Shopping Order (04/08/2020)
  • Unimployment Insurance (04/01/2020)
  • Steps to Beat COVID (03/31/2020)
  • Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange (03/30/2020)
  • Benefind (03/30/2020)
  • Executive order suspending all evictions (03/26/2020)

KY VOICES For Health

By: KY VOICES For Health

  • Help for Kentuckians During COVID-19 (03/26/2020)
  • What Kentuckians need to know about COVID-19 (03/25/2020)

Kentucky’s: COVID-19 webpage

  • Kentucky’s COVID-19 webpage (03/20/2020)

Obtaining Transportation Services for COVID testing appointments

Department for Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) & the Kentucky Transportation Department are partnering to assist individuals with disabilities obtain transportation services for COVID testing appointments.  Individuals with disabilities who need this service can contact the Aging and Disability Resource[...]

  • Youtube video (08/10/2020)

10 Strategies to Manage Your Wellness During a Crisis

Maintain Routines: Continue established routines to find comfort and stability. Keep Moving: Physical activity is critical for emotional regulation. Create a Daily List: Make one that's achievable and realistic. Write it Down: Keep track of your emotions and responses; act[...]

  • 10 Strategies to Manage Your Wellness During a Crisis (05/08/2020)

Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Network

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS COVID-19 Factsheet Laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act protect people with disabilities from discrimination in public services, employment, education, and their communities. A pandemic, like COVID-19, does not change those rights, unless it puts medical staff[...]

  • KNOW YOUR RIGHTS COVID-19 Factsheet (04/30/2020)
  • COVID-19 Disability Fillable Form (04/30/2020)

Do you have something to say about COVID-19 and disability?

@KyAdvocacy Do you have something to say about COVID-19 and disability? The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute and Kentucky P&A want to hear from you. We are collecting your stories.

  • Learn more (04/24/2020)

COVID-19 Eviction Information and FAQ’s

Prepared by Legal Aid of Bluegrass

  • Eviction Information and FAQ’s during COVID (05/22/2020)

A Parent’s Guide

  • Tips for caregivers, parents, and teachers during infectious disease outbreaks (SAMHSA) (03/17/2020)
  • Talking to children about COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (NASP) (03/17/2020)
  • Talking with children about coronavirus (CDC) (03/17/2020)
  • A Parent’s Guide Helping Your Child Feel Good About Wearing and Seeing Others Wear Face Masks (03/15/2020)
  • A Parent’s Guide Helping Your Child Wear a Face Mask (03/15/2020)
  • How to Help Your Child Adapt to Wearing a Mask (03/15/2020)

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) & Social Security Administration (SSA)

Information related to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA):   SSA: Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and SSI Recipients: Steps to Take and Schedule of Payments Prepared by the Social Security Administration. A Message[...]

  • IRS’s non-filer online tool (04/27/2020)
  • Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and SSI Recipients (04/27/2020)
  • Guide For Social Security Recipients With Children Under 17 To Complete IRS Application To Receive Economic Relief Deadline For Some Beneficiaries Is As Soon As April 22, 2020 (04/11/2020)
  • IRS Coronavirus Stimulus Payment: For those who have not filed taxes in 2018 and/or 2019: Non-Filers: Enter Payment Info Here (04/09/2020)

Safeguard Against Disability Discrimination During COVID-19.

HDI is proud to partner with the National Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities.  They have released this resource document to “Safeguard Against Disability Discrimination During COVID-19.”  This document and video message from HDI provide helpful information[...]

  • Safeguard Agaist Disability Discrimination During COVID-19 (04/05/2020)
  • Video (03/30/2020)

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI)

  • Tips for Helping Your Child During the Pandemic (04/06/2020)
  • Helping Your Child During the Pandemic (04/06/2020)

Congressional Ways & Means Committee

  • 2020 Rebates: Most Frequently Asked Questions (04/01/2020)

CARES Act Rebates

  • Congressman John Yarmuth addresses the CARES Act Rebates Most Frequently Asked Questions (03/31/2020)

EXECUTIVE ORDER Restricting travel to other states

EXECUTIVE ORDER: KY Gov. Andy Beshear is restricting travel to other states as COVID-19 continues to spread. This does not include people who have to leave the state for work.

Remain Vigilant on Social Distancing

Gov. Beshear Urges Kentuckians to Remain Vigilant on Social Distancing Governor says crowding at golf courses, stores threatens further spread of COVID-19

US Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19

  • US Government Coronavirus Response (03/20/2020)

US Department of Education

U.S. Department of Education

  • Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel (03/20/2020)

1915(c) HCBS Waivers

By: Cabinet for Health and Family Services

KY Cabinet for Health and Family Services: Division of Community Alternatives COVID-19 provides information for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers.   Due to confusion over the process during the COVID-19 state of emergency, the Department for Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) is[...]

  • PDS/DAIL Immediate Family Member Request Approval Letter, PDF (08/10/2020)
  • HCBS Waiver (04/24/2020)
  • Division of Community Alternatives website (04/07/2020)
  • HCBS Waiver (04/07/2020)
  • COVID-19 FAQ for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers (03/26/2020)
  • Division of Community Alternatives COVID-19 Information for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers (03/25/2020)
  • COVID-19 information from the Department for Public Health (03/25/2020)
  • COVID-19 Waiver Updates Webinar Presentation (03/25/2020)
  • COVID-19 Waiver Updates Webinar Recording (03/25/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 ABI and MPW Assessments (03/24/2020)
  • Provider Resources: Waiver Participant Welfare Checklist (03/24/2020)
  • Provider Resources: Welfare Checklist Instructions (03/24/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 ADHC and ADT Closure Information (03/24/2020)
  • Appendix K: Waiver Updates Due to COVID-19 State of Emergency (03/17/2020)
  • Provider Letter: Reporting COVID-19 Cases for 1915(c) HCBS Waivers (03/17/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 and Waiver Provider Certification and Monitoring (03/16/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 and Model II Assessments (03/16/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 and Telehealth for 1915(c) HCBS waiver providers (03/13/2020)
  • Provider Letter: COVID-19 Guidance for 1915(c) HCBS waiver providers (03/11/2020)
  • Provider Letter A-105: COVID-19 Guidance for all Medicaid providers (03/11/2020)

OSHA COVID-19

This webpage provides information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak

  • OSHA COVID-19 Webpage (03/17/2020)

Questions about COVID-19 should be directed to the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s hotline

Questions about COVID-19 should be directed to the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s hotline at (800) 722-5725

Workforce Development & Unemployment Insurance

Deputy Secretary Josh Benton has recorded a message to you walking through both documents: CARES Act – What You Need to Know Flowchart WS KY Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Need to Know

  • CARES Act – What You Need to Know Flowchart WS (05/08/2020)
  • KY Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Need to Know (05/08/2020)
  • Recorded Video by Kentucky Career Center (04/21/2020)
  • Kentucky Career Center - Guidance for Unemployment Insurance (03/20/2020)

Gov. Andy Beshear’s Message to Kentucky’s Children

  • Press Conference Video (03/17/2020)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

  • Tips for caregivers, parents, and teachers during infectious disease outbreaks (SAMHSA) (03/17/2020)
  • Tips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak (03/17/2020)

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

  • Separation Anxiety and Traumatic Grief in children related to COVID-19 (05/21/2020)
  • Parent/CaregiverGuide to helping families cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (05/21/2020)

CDC

  • CDC Coronavirus (04/01/2020)
  • Managing Anxiety & Stress (03/26/2020)
  • Daily Life & Coping. Learn how you can plan, prepare, and cope with stress before and during a COVID-19 outbreak. (03/26/2020)
  • CDC and Prevention Webpage (03/17/2020)
  • Talking with children about coronavirus (CDC) (03/17/2020)
  • Resources for the Home (03/17/2020)
  • Stress & Coping (03/17/2020)