The Northern Kentucky District Board of Health sets policy for the Health Department. Day-to-day oversight and leadership falls to the District Director of Health (see below), with input from a senior leadership team.
Interim Co-District Directors of Health: Steve Divine and George Moore
Steve Divine and George Moore are serving as Interim Co-District Directors of Health. Divine, normally the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, has been the Incident Commander for Emergency Operations since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Moore, normally the Director of Administration and Accounting, has served as Interim District Director of Health twice previously. Divine and Moore have 56+ years of combined experience at NKY health.
Together they oversee a staff of approximately 140 employees and a budget of more than $23 million. They work closely with the District Board of Health and leadership in Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton Counties to assure the delivery of quality public health services to more than 400,000 residents.
The directors of the Health Department’s four divisions, work with the District Director of Health (above) to set policies and oversee Health Department operations.
Administration and Accounting: George A. Moore, BS
As Director of Administration and Accounting, Moore is in charge of all accounting, payroll, information systems and building maintenance for the Health Department. George oversees all financial statements and budgeting as well. He has also twice served as Interim District Director of Health.
Clinical Services: Pamela Millay, RN, JD
Millay is the Director of Clinical Services at the Health Department, responsible for overseeing a staff of more than 90 employees in the Clinical Services division, which provide preventive care for children and adults in four county health centers in Boone, Campbell, Grant, and Kenton Counties; as well as community-based nutrition services, home visiting services, and WIC hospital certification program.
Environmental Health and Safety: Steve Divine, REHS
As the Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Divine is responsible for the oversight of programs that proactively reduce health risks associated with exposure to public conditions that can cause illness. Services include education, inspection and enforcement activities related to public health regulations, such as inspections of food service establishments, public pools, septic systems, hotels, schools, and other public facilities. Additionally, Environmental Health and Safety staff investigate complaints on regulated establishments, public health nuisances, animal bites and other conditions. Divine also oversees the Health Department’s disaster preparedness efforts.
Population Health: Stephanie Vogel, M.Ed., MCHES
Vogel oversees the Health Department’s Population Health division, which takes a broad look at health issues and outcomes impacting the entire community or large segments of the community. The division includes community health promotion programs such as tobacco control and physical activity, HIV prevention, HIV case management services; as well as oral health and epidemiology.