• FCPS response to the COVID-19 pandemic

    Fayette County Public Schools are closed through the end of the school year. District offices are also closed to the public, but you may call (859) 381-4100 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed from noon to 1 p.m for lunch. Interpreters are available.

    Latest updates

    FCPS works with community partners to send Class of 2020 out in style

    Last day of classes now set for May 27


    Schools are coordinating their NTI, or Non-Traditional Instruction, for distance learning. Look for an NTI menu tab atop your school's homepage, or watch for direct communications from your children's teachers. 

    • Tech support: The district has set up a temporary help desk for families who need technical support with their child's FCPS account or Chromebook. The Student Tech Support line, (859) 381-4410, is available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays. 

    Free meals for children

    Since schools are closed, students age 18 and younger may pick up boxed meals on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please help us do our part to limit social interaction and maintain social distancing to protect our students, families, and employees.

    Available help

    Children and families who need support from a mental health professional may call (859) 381-4100 to be connected with someone who can help.

    Family Resource Centers and Youth Services Centers are also available by phone to provide for necessities and basic needs.

    Medical & wellness care

    HealthFirst Bluegrass clinics at our schools can provide medical and wellness care for students and families. The clinics inside Cardinal Valley, Tates Creek, and William Wells Brown elementary schools and Lexington Traditional Magnet School remain open and available to help. Please call the clinic prior to arrival to ensure staff are onsite.

    • If your child is a clinic patient and you are interested in learning about telehealth options, please call (859) 381-3346 or -3172.

    Latest information

    Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

    Kentucky's Cabinet for Health and Family Services; Kentucky's hotline: (800) 722-5725 

    Lexington-Fayette County Health Department; local multilingual hotline: (859) 899-2222; email the health department

    City of Lexington - with updates in multiple languages

    This FCPS page was last updated Friday, May 15, 2020

    Web tip: The URL shortcut to this site is fcps.net/covid19

    FCPS contact: Lisa Deffendall, district spokeswoman; (859) 699-1441


  • At-home tips

    COVID-19 under microscope

    FCPS is sharing important resources about COVID-19 and suggestions on keeping children healthy. As national, state, and local health officials have noted, universal precautions such as proper handwashing and hygiene are the best way to prevent the spread of any disease.