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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:

The Health Department is now offering the seasonal flu vaccine by appointment at its county health centers. Cost is $25 but not one will be turned away for inability to pay. 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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Story map shows impact of opiods in Northern Kentucky

Dessigned to help the community better understand the heroin epidemic, this tool provides data on a variety of issues and provides a link to resources and organizations addressing the issue in Northern Kentucky. The story map also includes a naloxone overdose reversal kit locator. 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:

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