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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:

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8/31/16 1 to 4 PM
Grant County syringe access exchange program

Health Department closed for holiday

9/6/16 5 to 7 PM
Evening hours at Boone County Health Center


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Enrollment assistance: Any Northern Kentucky resident can now sign up for affordable health insurance through kynect during walk-in hours at the Health Department’s county health centers or by appointment with our enrollment specialist.  More Info

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Community Health Improvement Plan designed to address priority health issues facing region

Every five years, the Health Department engages the community in an assessment to understand the current health status of Northern Kentucky and identify ways to improve health for everyone. The Community Health Improvement Plan outlines goals, objectives and strategies for each of the priority health issues to describe how community partners will collectively and collaboratively work together to improve the health of Northern Kentucky.

The three priority health issues addressed in the plan are:

  •     Healthy behaviors
  •     Health care capacity, access and delivery
  •     Changes in policies, systems and the environment

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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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