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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

Dental prevention program: Students in 29 Northern Kentucky schools will receive services from the Health Department's dental prevention program during the 2016-2017 school year.  The program provides oral health exams, dental sealants, cleanings and fluoride applications to students. More info button

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Lead poisoning: Lead is a harmful element that is toxic to the body even in small amounts. All Northern Kentucky children should be screened for lead poisoning at age 9 to 12 months and again at age 24 months.  More Info

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Health Centers to distribute overdose reversal kits

As part of on-going efforts to reduce the harm of heroin use, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is now offering free naloxone kits to the Northern Kentucky community through its county health centers. The kits include two doses of nasal spray naloxone and a pamphlet with directions on how to use it, as well as information about treatment resources including the Northern Kentucky Addiction Helpline. 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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