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History of the Health Department

Public health departments have operated in Northern Kentucky since 1929, and the Northern Kentucky District Health Department was created in 1972. Learn more about the Health Department's programs, response to outbreaks and leadership by reading our history.

Prior to 1970
1970's
1980's
1990's
2000's
2010's
Board of Health Chairs, 1972-present
Health Officers/Health Directors, 1972-present

Note: This information was compiled by the Health Department's Public Information staff, utilizing information from Board of Health minutes, news coverage and recollections of staff.