Restart Kentucky


The Kentucky Chamber knows we are stronger together against this common enemy as we mount our restart. The Chamber will provide education, guidance, policy recommendations, connect job seekers with employers and recommend best practices to prepare business to restart our economy. The Chamber will call on key industry leaders to guide our work to give Kentucky every opportunity to unleash our potential.

Kentucky businesses are strong and our people are resilient. It’s time to safely prepare our Restart.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses and What Comes Next

  • Survey of Kentucky businesses details what employers expect as economy reopens. Get the exclusive details on The Bottom Line 

          View the full survey report below or download the report here

Kentucky's Phased Reopening Schedule

Minimum requirements all employers are expected to follow starting Monday, May 11 include health and temperature screenings, including employees, may self-administer a temperature screening at home.

In addition to minimum requirements that all business must follow, sector-specific guidelines were released for:

May 9, 2020:

May 11, 2020:

May 18, 2020:

May 20, 2020:

May 22, 2020:

May 25, 2020:

  • Cosmetology Businesses
  • Hair Salons/Barbershops
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nail Salons
  • Tanning Salons
  • Tattoo Parlors

June 1, 2020:

  • Bowling Alleys
  • Fitness Centers
  • Movie Theaters

June 11, 2020:

  • Campgrounds

June 15, 2020:

  • Some Childcare
  • Youth Sports (low touch and outdoors)

July 1, 2020:

  • Bars
  • Groups of 50 people

LATEST WEBINAR: The Impact of COVID-19 on Access to Child Care in Kentucky

Media Contact

Sawyer Coffey, Communications Manager 

Direct: (502) 320-8886

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