Team Kentucky Covid Response

COVID-19 Resources 

Statement from Mary Quinn Ramer, VisitLEX president, regarding COVID-19:

"Like most U.S. destinations, VisitLEX is monitoring news reports, official websites and CDC updates. In addition, we are working closely with the Mayor’s office, as well as industry associations, regarding suggested best practices concerning COVID-19 and the reopening of our economy. Due to the evolving nature of this outbreak and the multi-faceted impacts to our industry, we have created this microsite as a dynamic resource for additional information. We will update it with timely information as it becomes available."

A Conversation with Mayor Linda Gorton and Dr. Humbaugh (Fayette County Commissioner of Health), hosted by VisitLEX President Mary Quinn Ramer.  Recorded May 27, 2020.

Click #Team Kentucky to learn how you can support local businesses and attractions, as a resident or a visitor.


Office of Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear:  Kentucky's official Covid-19 website

Center for Disease Control

Johns Hopkins Live Tracker

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government




US Chamber

US Unemployment Guidelines

US Small Business Administration

SBA Webinar

Kentucky Chamber

Kentucky Career Center – Unemployment Information

Kentucky Career Center - Urgently Hiring Businesses  

Kentucky Retail Federation

Congressman Andy Barr

Lexington Chamber of Commerce

Lexington Chamber of Commerce - Job Search

Nourish Lexington – Hospitality Industry Relief Fund

Bartender Emergency Relief Fund

Restaurant Workers Relief Program

Yelp Local Business Assistance

Arts Resilience Fund

National Endowment for the Arts Relief

Reopening and Recovery Grant News Release


United States Travel Association

Smith Travel Research (STR)

Destinations International

American Society for Association Executives

American Hotel & Lodging Association

National Restaurant Association

Kentucky Travel Industry Association

Kentucky State Parks

Churchill McGee Restaurant Reopening Guidelines

Interested in leasing your hotel to the government? Fill out this form to be added to a list being created by the American Hotel & Lodging Association for the US Department of Health and Human Services. 


Beyond Blue


CDC - Managing Stress & Anxiety

Community Action Council

God's Pantry

Hope Center


Psychology Today


US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Highlights of CARES Act

How the CARES Act Finances Break Down

Last update: June 17