Flood clean-up: Several Northern Kentucky communities are cleaning up from flooding. Tips for communicable disease prevention, food safety and other health concerns.
Animal bites:In Northern Kentucky, there are approximately 650-700 animal bites each year, including dog, cat, ferret, bat, raccoon, and horse bites. While most of these bites do not result in the spread of illness, rabies can be a concern.
8/2/16 5 to 7 PM
Evening hours at Boone County Health Center
8/2/16 6:30 PM
Diabetes support group
8/3/16 1 to 4 PM
Grant County syringe access exchange program
Community Health Improvement Plan designed to address priority health issues facing region
Every five years, the Health Department engages the community in an assessment to understand the current health status of Northern Kentucky and identify ways to improve health for everyone. The current assessment was guided by community partners from the Health Department, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Northern Kentucky University, St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Skyward and the United Way of Greater Cincinnati.
The group, the Northern Kentucky Health Steering Committee, conducted a Community Health Assessment to identify priority health issues and outcomes. Numerous individuals and 175 organizations participated in the various assessments. After months of engagement and work, three priority health outcomes were identified: obesity, heart disease and substance use disorders
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