Daily COVID-19 Update: June 22, 2020

Dear Bereans,

This is the update for Monday, June 22, 2020.

Kentucky update

Kentucky is reporting 209 new cases over the two day weekend and 2 additional deaths.   Madison County reported 3 new cases today adding to 2 over the weekend (for an overall total of 104);  82 have recovered.

A message from VEPAC (Voter Empowerment and Political Awareness Coalition)

The Kentucky Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 23.

If you have already requested your mail-in ballot, follow the directions you received with your ballot. Your completed ballot must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, June 23, 2020. You can also hand-deliver your ballot to the County Clerk’s Office in your county by 6 p.m., June 23, 2020.

If you have not already requested your mail-in ballot, please note: The deadline for applying to vote by mail-in absentee ballot in the 2020 Primary has passed. If you are eligible to vote, you may still vote in person in your county. Find your Polling location here.

VEPAC is a cross-campus collaboration, including Student Life, CELTS, and any interested students, faculty, or staff; the goals of VEPAC include non-partisan support and encouragement of voter engagement among members of the Berea College community.

Stay safe and take care,
Lyle Roelofs, President