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Category: News Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: CASES OF WHOOPING COUGH ON THE RISE IN NORTHERN KENTUCKY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:    Laura Brinson Public Health Impacts Administrator 859.344.5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org Cases of Whooping Cough on the Rise in Northern Kentucky FLORENCE, Ky. — Northern Kentucky is experiencing an increase in reported cases of whooping cough, also known as pertussis. The majority of recent cases have been seen in school-aged youth, but it can affect […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Preventing the Next Generation of Addiction: NKY Health Plans Forum to Educate the Public on the Dangers of Youth E-Cigarette Use

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org Preventing the Next Generation of Addiction: NKY Health Plans Forum to Educate the Public on the Dangers of Youth E-Cigarette Use FLORENCE, Ky. — The Northern Kentucky Health Department and other community partners are planning a forum titled, “Prevent the Next Generation of Addiction: A Forum to […]

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC BOARD OF HEALTH MEETINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:    Laura Brinson Public Health Impacts Administrator 859.344.5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT 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: Upcoming Public Meetings: The Northern Kentucky Independent District Board of Health’s Personnel Board meeting is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 14, […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Bringing a Puppy Home for the Holidays? Here’s How to Keep Both Humans and Pets Healthy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org Bringing a Puppy Home for the Holidays? Here’s How to Keep Both Humans and Pets Healthy FLORENCE, Ky. — Thinking about bringing a puppy home for the holidays? They may be cute and fuzzy, but new puppies are commonly known to carry germs, such as campylobacter. The Centers […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: First Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Northern Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                    Contact:    Laura Brinson Public Health Impacts Administrator 859.344.5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org   First Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Northern Kentucky Flu activity is increasing, and the first flu-related deaths have been reported in Northern Kentucky. As of December 7, 335 flu cases have been reported across Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Grant counties. In order to […]