Wildfire Alert in Eastern Kentucky
State of Emergency: Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency in response to multiple wildfires, particularly throughout eastern Kentucky. Fires have been most active throughout eastern Kentucky, including in Bell, Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Letcher, Martin, Owsley, and Pike Counties.
Available Resources: If you have COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis, or another medical condition affected by the wildfires, please contact Ambetter from WellCare of Kentucky Member Services at 1-833-705-2175 (TTY 711) for assistance. If this is an emergency, call 911 immediately.
- For Transportation Assistance contact the Community Connections Help Line at 1-866-775-2192 (TTY 711) or the Eastern Kentucky Chapter of the American Red Cross at 1-606-629-3344
- Disaster relief services are available through the Eastern Kentucky Chapter of the American Red Cross Hotline 1-606-629-3344
- Crisis counseling services are available through the 24-hour Disaster Distress Hotline at 1-800-985-5990
- Community resources in your area include Community Connections Help Line at 1-866-775-2192 (TTY 711) and the Eastern Kentucky Chapter of the American Red Cross at 1-606-629-3344
Visit the Kentucky Government website for more information and updates.
Take care and stay safe.