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Many people are emotionally, physically, or sexually abused at some point in their life. In times like the coronavirus pandemic when we are more separated from others, individuals may be at even greater risk. Abuse by a boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse is called domestic violence.
In times like the coronavirus pandemic when we are more separated from others, individuals may be at even greater risk for domestic violence.
Please help us spread the word that help is available by
- Calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), or visiting https://kcadv.org/.
On Monday, Passport presented our largest ever webinar to 351 providers regarding Telehealth. If you know of any providers who are interested in learning more about how to offer this service, please share this presentation with them.
In a press conference yesterday, Gov. Beshear announced that DCBS will extend certification periods for all recipients of all public assistance programs (SNAP, Medicaid, K-TAP, and State Supplementation) for three months. Those households whose certification periods end in May will automatically be extended to August, June to September, and so on.
Passport’s very own Sr. Manager of Health Education and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), Lisa Bellafato, was recently impacted by the social implications of COVID-19. Despite the setback, we are so thrilled for Lisa and her husband Rob! Read their inspiring story, which aired earlier this week on WLKY!
If you know a member or anyone in Kentucky who has lost their job because of the Coronavirus outbreak, please let them know they can get unemployment benefits without having to wait. Impacted citizens can apply for unemployment benefits by calling 502-875-0442 or visiting https://kcc.ky.gov/career.
To help our members access free food, financial assistance, and more during the Coronavirus outbreak, Passport teams have been working hard to compile and share all known Kentucky resources. Please share this page with members. If you have any resources to add, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be updating this page frequently.
Help us ensure that parents/caregivers count all young kids and babies in the 2020 Census. Please share this informational flyer.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may be stressful for both adults and children. The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) has information on ways to manage your mental health on its website. We hope you will read this information, as needed, and share with your loved ones and any Passport members you may be working with. (Here’s a great resource for kids, too!)