RABIES AND ANIMAL BITES

Rabies is a preventable viral disease most often transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. Exposure occurs when someone is bitten, scratched or has come into contact with a rabid animal’s saliva.

SUMMER SAFETY

While Summer activities can be a lot of fun, certain issues can affect our health.

FIGHT FLU

To track how flu is circulating in the community, NKY Health monitors flu cases from October to May each year. Cases are reported by local health care providers and hospitals. Flu monitoring for the 2021-2022 season began on Oct. 1.

During the 2021-2022 flu season, a total of 1,343 cases of flu were reported in Northern Kentucky.

CAREERS IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Health works to prevent and mitigate health risks in the community by emphasizing prevention, education and policy to address health challenges.

IMMUNIZATIONS

Immunizations have saved more that a billion lives and prevented illnesses and disabilities.  NKY Health provides immunizations to eligible clients through the county health centers.

NKY HEALTH LOCATIONS

NKY Health provides a variety of services from five locations and a mobile unit in Northern Kentucky.

FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATION CLASSES

All food service establishments in Northern Kentucky must have a certified food manager on duty at all times.  Class registrations are now being accepted.

NALOXONE DISTRIBUTION

When administered after an overdose, naloxone can counteract the life-threatening effects of opioid drugs and keep individuals who have overdosed alive until emergency medical help arrives.

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019

[COVID-19]

NKY Health continues to closely monitor COVID-19 data and provides weekly updates on our website.

BOOST

NEED A Boost?

COVID-19 booster shots are widely available for everyone age 5 and older.

Programs

The Northern Kentucky Health Department works to promote, protect and improve your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you. Learn more about our mission, vision and core values

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COVID- 19

Current COVID-19 situation in Northern Kentucky.

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Diseases & Outbreaks

Prevention and control of designated communicable diseases and illness.

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Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

A federal program providing nutritious foods and breastfeeding education.

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Food Safety

Inspection and regulation of food establishments and other facilities.

Careers

Explore employment, internship and volunteer opportunities at NKY Health.

Vital Records

Information on how to obtain an official Kentucky birth or death certificate

How Do I?

Who do I contact regarding a concern of bed bugs in a local hotel?

Who do I notify about conditions at a restaurant / food service?

I want to operate a food business.

I need to transfer my childs immunization record to a KY forms.

I need to obtain a food permit for a booth at a fair or festival

I need to have a test performed on my cistern.

I need a birth, death, marriage, or divorce certificate

I have a question?

NEWSroom

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETING

OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETING  FLORENCE, Ky. — Per Kentucky’s Open Meetings Act (KRS.61.805-61.850), we are notifying you and the community of the following public meeting: The Northern Kentucky Independent District Board of...

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS  FLORENCE, Ky. — Per Kentucky’s Open Meetings Act (KRS.61.805-61.850), we are notifying you and the community of the following public meetings: The Northern Kentucky Independent District Board...

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: MEETING CANCELATION NOTICE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: MEETING CANCELATION NOTICE  FLORENCE, Ky. — Per Kentucky’s Open Meetings Act (KRS.61.805-61.850), we are notifying you and the community of the following cancelation of a public meeting: The Northern Kentucky...

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