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Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE tobacco cessation service to help Kentuckians quit smoking or using tobacco products. Residents of Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties are eligible to receive four weeks of free nicotine patches when they get help through the Quit Line. Learn more. - See more at:

HIV testing
The only way to find out if you're infected with HIV is to get tested. The Health Department offers free HIV testing at a variety of locations. 
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Upcoming Events

10/20/2017 9:00 AM - NOON
Naloxone kit distribution at Kenton County Health Center

10/20/2017 10:00 AM - NOON
Diabetes support group - Boone County Health Center

10/20/2017 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Early Closures at Boone and Campbell County Health Centers


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Community groups, health care leaders and others have been working to implement Northern Kentucky's Community Health Improvement Plan. Read an update on their progress.

Latest News

New tool demonstrates differences in health across Northern Kentucky neighborhoods
Your ZIP code may have a larger impact on your health than your genetic code. As part of an analysis of health status across Northern Kentucky communities, the Health Department examined a variety of factors that can impact health, including levels of education and income. The results show significant differences in communities, with life expectancy in certain areas almost 10 years higher than others.  More info

The Northern Kentucky Health Department will honor Williamstown, Ky., Mayor Rick Skinner with the 2016 Award of Excellence in Public Health. Skinner is being recognized for his leadership of the Fitness for Life Around Grant County (FFLAG) coalition as it works to improve health in Grant County, specifically efforts to create opportunities for physical activity and improved nutrition for residents; and for his willingness to advocate for a syringe access exchange program. - See more at:

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