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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 investigation a spike in cases of whooping cough in Grant County. Between late March and May 24, a total of 83 cases of whooping cough were reported in Grant County residents, compared to just five in all of 2016. Many of the cases are in school-aged children. More info button

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The Health Department inspects more than 300 swimming pools in Northern Kentucky, including public pools, neighborhood pools, apartment and hotel pools. Learn more about the inpsection process.

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County health centers change scheduling system to improve efficiency, client services

Starting in May, the Health Department’s county health centers are adjusting their hours to provide more flexible appointment times to clients. The changes include early morning, lunch time and evening appointments.   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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