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Health Department, Grant County Middle School Work Together to Improve Health

This spring, Grant County Middle School completed a two-year project in collaboration with the Northern Kentucky Health Department and Fitness For Life Around Grant County (FFLAG) that shaped their school environment by connecting wellness to education. “All children deserve to attend school in a healthy environment,” said DaNelle Jenkins, a Health Educator who focuses on […]

Award of Excellence Goes to Erlanger Elsmere Health Coordinator

The Northern Kentucky Health Department will honor Mary Burch, District Health Coordinator for the Erlanger/Elsmere School District, with the 2017 Award of Excellence in Public Health. Burch is being recognized for her leadership in implementing evidence-based school health programs in her district and advocating for school health throughout Kenton County and Kentucky. “Mary Burch has […]

Health Department Encourages Steps to Protect Vulnerable Groups from Flu

Seasonal flu activity in Northern Kentucky has been elevated for more than four weeks, with local cases rising in early February and continuing to be elevated into early March. Through March 4, a total of 913 cases have been reported to the Northern Kentucky Health Department. Additionally, five deaths have been reported, all in adults […]

Get Practical Tips to Manage Diabetes at 3 Upcoming Programs

Ready to take charge of your diabetes? The Northern Kentucky Health Department’s certified and licensed diabetes educators can help you learn how. A free Diabetes Self Management Education class is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, at the Health Department’s District Office, 610 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, Ky. The class […]

Health Department Partners with HealthPoint Family to Offer Additional Location for WIC Services

Starting July 11, Northern Kentucky families can now get primary medical care and services from the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) nutrition supplement program in one visit, with the opening of a WIC office at HealthPoint Family Care in Covington. The site, located at 1401 Madison Ave., will provide nutritious foods, nutrition education and breastfeeding […]