UPDATE: Fayette deputies activate ‘Winter Care’ assistance service

Deputies will pick-up critical prescription medications.

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Office of the Fayette County Sheriff’s activated Winter Care on Thursday.

Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies are providing transportation to and from employment for Fayette County residents employed in the healthcare industry or professionals who provide direct healthcare services.

According to the Fayette County Sheriff, transportation to and from critical medical appointments such as chemotherapy or dialysis.

Deputies will pick-up critical prescription medications, welfare checks for our most vulnerable citizens and they will distribute winter coats and blankets.

This is the 19th year the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has held the Winter Care program.

“It’s a good program. It’s been tested and tweaked along the way but I think it’s a vital program for our residents,” says Sheriff Witt. “The phones start ringing instantly, they’re very grateful.”

Call 859-252-1711 and ask for Winter Care.

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