Home Visiting

In order to reduce the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), all NKY Health facilities in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties will be closed to the public until further notice. NKY Health services will be limited to those that can be provided virtually or over the phone. If you have any questions about NKY Health services at this time, please contact the main office at 859-341-4264 or your local county health center. Thank you for your understanding as we all do our part to limit community transmission of this disease.

 

Health Department nurses can provide home visits to pregnant women, newly delivered mothers and infants.

Services provided

The following topics can be covered through a home visit:

  • Pregnancy-related issues
  • Labor and delivery
  • Post-partum issues, including signs of illness and post-partum depression
  • Breastfeeding
  • Well-baby care, including immunizations
  • Safe sleep
  • Ways to prevent abusive head trauma
  • Family planning

Home visiting nurses can also make referrals to additional services, either through the county health centers or partner agencies.

More information

For more information or to schedule a home visit, please call 859-363-2045.