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Free patches can help you quit smoking
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:

The Health Department is investigating a spike in cases of whooping cough in Grant County. Between late March and June 19, a total of 96 cases of whooping cough were reported in Grant County residents, compared to just five in all of 2016. Many of the cases are in school-aged children. More info button

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The Health Department inspects more than 300 swimming pools in Northern Kentucky, including public pools, neighborhood pools, apartment and hotel pools. Learn more about the inpsection process.

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Get practical tips to manage diabetes at free class

The Health Department is holidng a FREE diabetes educational class from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, at the Central Campbell County Fire House in Cold Spring, Ky. Topics will include: what is diabetes, healthy eating, preventing complications and more. The class will be led by a Registered Nurse/Certified Diabetes Educator and a Registered Dietitian from the Health Department.   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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