Category: News Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY: NKY Health Joins Regional Health Officials in Promoting Measles Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org NKY Health Joins Regional Health Officials in Promoting Measles Prevention FLORENCE, Ky. — With vaccine preventable diseases on the rise in the city of Cincinnati, and the continued increase in measles cases across the U.S., NKY Health joins other regional health officials to remind the public of the […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: NKY Health’s Actions to Control Chickenpox Outbreak Upheld

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org NKY Health’s Actions to Control Chickenpox Outbreak Upheld    FLORENCE, Ky. — The Kentucky Court of Appeals’ Order issued on June 26 in the Kunkel litigation is a resounding victory for public health in Kentucky. The Court of Appeals, in a thorough and extensive decision, upheld the […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Residents Urged to Reduce Risk of Rabies Exposure by Avoiding Bats

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org Residents Urged to Reduce Risk of Rabies Exposure by Avoiding Bats FLORENCE, Ky — This time of year, Northern Kentucky families may discover some unwelcome and potentially dangerous visitors in their homes – bats. Since bats can carry the rabies virus and expose people and their pets […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: NKY Health Urges Precaution for Those in Flooded Areas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 859-344-5474 laura.brinson@nkyhealth.org NKY Health Urges Precaution for Those in Flooded Areas FLORENCE, Ky. — Due to continued heavy rains that have caused flooding in the City of Covington and surrounding areas, the Northern Kentucky Health Department is working with the City of Covington to inform residents how to remain safe and […]

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: UPCOMING PUBLIC MEETINGS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Brinson 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: This is a reminder that the Northern Kentucky Independent District Board of Health is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June […]