COVID-19 Testing

Margeaux Spring | Civic Data Alliance filed this request with the Office of the Governor of Kentucky of Kentucky .
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No Responsive Documents

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From: Margeaux Spring | Civic Data Alliance


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

I would like all information related and adjacent to the criteria used for deciding who is tested for COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, and the number of tests requested by doctors that were denied by the State Dept. of Health

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 3 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Margeaux Spring | Civic Data Alliance

From: Office of the Governor of Kentucky

I am no longer a recipient for open records requests directed to the Governor's Office. Please send such a request to travis.mayo@ky.gov<mailto:travis.mayo@ky.gov>.

Thanks.

Matthew F. Kuhn
Deputy Solicitor General
Office of Attorney General Daniel Cameron
Matt.Kuhn@ky.gov
(502) 696-5300

From: Office of the Governor of Kentucky

Dear Ms. Spring:

This letter shall constitute the Attorney General's response to your open records request pursuant to the Kentucky Open Records Act, KRS 61.870 to 61.884. We received your request on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Specifically, you requested the following:

I would like all information related and adjacent to the criteria used for deciding who is tested for COVID-19 in the Commonwealth, and the number of tests requested by doctors that were denied by the State Dept. of Health[.]

Although the Attorney General does not possess any records responsive to your request, the following agency may be of assistance:

Office of Legal Services
Cabinet for Health & Family Services
275 E Main St 5W-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
PHONE: (502) 564-7905
FAX: (502) 564-7573

If you wish to appeal this response, you may do so by filing a complaint with the Attorney General's Office, Open Records and Open Meetings Branch, The Capitol, 700 Capital Ave., Suite 118, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601 pursuant to KRS 61.880(2), or by filing an original action in Franklin Circuit Court under KRS 61.882. If you first appeal to the Attorney General but are dissatisfied with the Attorney General's decision, you may further appeal to Circuit Court pursuant to KRS 61.880(5).

Sincerely,

Charles A. English | Assistant Attorney General | Open Records Custodian
Office of Civil & Environmental Law | Kentucky Office of Attorney General
700 Capital Avenue | Suite 118 | Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone (502) 696-5340 | Fax | chaz.english@ky.gov
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