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Lead-safe work practices class
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Free, rapid HIV testing
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Diabetes support group
Older Adults Risk of Flu Increases; Three Additional Deaths Reported Flu Death Reported
Although overall flu activity has leveled off slightly in early January, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is seeing an increase in cases in adults age 65 and older. Many of these cases are serious, and require hospitalization. More than 2,700 cases have been reported, with four deaths.
Research Shows Support for Smoke-Free Laws
According to new research from the Tobacco-Free Northern Kentucky collaborative, a majority of Northern Kentucky voters and businesses surveyed want smoke-free laws in Kentucky. Nine in 10 Northern Kentucky residents agree that secondhand smoke harms their health. Further, air quality testing at Northern Kentucky restaurants shows that indoor air in establishments that allow smoking is at levels considered unsafe for public health.
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