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Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE tobacco cessation service to help Kentuckians quit smoking or using tobacco products. Residents of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties are eligible to receive four weeks of free nicotine patches when they get help through the Quit Line. Learn more. - See more at: http://www.nkyhealth.org/Current-Programs/Current-Programs.aspx#sthash.bs7J1qJw.dpuf

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7/21/16 2 PM
Free oral HIV testing

7/22/16 2:30 to 5 PM
Early closure at Kenton County Health Center

7/25/16 4 PM
Free oral HIV testing

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With hot and humid weather in the forecast, Northern Kentucky residents and visitors should take precautions to prevent heat-related illnesses.  More Info

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Health Department partners with HealthPoint Family Care to open additional location for WIC services
Starting July 11, Northern Kentucky families can now get primary medical care and services from the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) nutrition supplement program in one visit, with the opening of a WIC office at HealthPoint Family Care in Covington. The site, located at 1401 Madison Ave., will provide nutritious foods, nutrition education and breastfeeding support for income eligible and nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to 5 years old. More info

The Northern Kentucky Health Department will honor Williamstown, Ky., Mayor Rick Skinner with the 2016 Award of Excellence in Public Health. Skinner is being recognized for his leadership of the Fitness for Life Around Grant County (FFLAG) coalition as it works to improve health in Grant County, specifically efforts to create opportunities for physical activity and improved nutrition for residents; and for his willingness to advocate for a syringe access exchange program. - See more at: http://www.nkyhealth.org/Blog/News-Releases/Archives/2016/04/Health-Department-Recognizes-Williamstown-Mayor-for-Efforts-to-Improve-Health-and-Prevent-Disease.aspx#sthash.jULP4DmH.dpuf

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