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Free patches can help you quit smoking
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:

Retail food permit fees updated
All retail food operations in Northern Kentucky, including restaurants, convenience stores and caterers, must apply for a retail food permit. The fee structure for those permits recently changed.
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Learn how to outsmart female fat 
“OFF” is a 12 week weight-control program designed specifically for women and taught by Registered Dietitians. Registeration is now open for the fall session, which starts Monday, Oct. 19.  More info graphic

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Our partnership with local schools to support sustainable policy and environmental change for coordinated school health is featured in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Communtiy Guide in Action, published this month. More Info

HPV vaccine prevents infection with the most harmful kinds of human papillomavirus (also called HPV). HPV vaccine is safe, effective, and can protect people from most of the cancers caused by HPV and genital warts - See more at:
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Take first step to protect yourself from flu: Get vaccinated
As the 2015-2016 flu season begins locally, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is encouraging all residents age 6 months and older to take three steps to protect themselves from serious complications from influenza: Get vaccinated, practice common preventive measures such as hand washing, and if ill, take anti-viral medications. More info button

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Supermarket tours offer nutrition education for those with diabetes
Medical Reserve Corps orientation planned for Oct. 15

Recreational water advisory issued

County health centers offer assistance with insurance enrollment