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Department for Public Health

kyhealthnowImproving the health and wellness of Kentucky's children, families and workforce is among Gov. Steve Beshear's highest priorities. Beshear announced health goals for the commonwealth to significantly advance the wellbeing of Kentucky citizens. Download a .pdf copy of the November 2015 kyhealthnow Final Report of the Beshear administration.



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Visit the Health Alerts website for news about breaking health threats, seasonal influenza and the increased respiratory illness circulating in Kentucky, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68).

Mother and ChildMaternal and Child Health

Information about breast feeding, childhood immunizations, maternity care and more.

Family of four.Local Health Department Information

Local Health Department employment information and resources for keeping your hometown healthy.

Bio hazard logo.Public Health Preparedness

Information on public health preparedness for you and your family in the commonwealth.

Glass of water, carton of milk and magnifying glass.Your Environment

Information about indoor air quality, milk, food safety, drinking water, etc.

Birth, marriage and death certificate paper icons.Birth and Death Certificates

Check here for information about birth, death, marriage and divorce records.

Permit, certification and license collage.Permits, Licenses and Certification

Where and how to get them

Syringe with background of microorganism.Diseases and Conditions

For information about specific diseases and more.

Graph collage with numbers.Data and Resources

This is the source for information and statistics on the health of Kentucky.

Contacts and Important Links

24 Hour - 7 Day Contact Telephone: (888) 9-REPORT (888) 973-7678

  • For all Reportable Diseases and Conditions, EPID 200 Form.
  • 24/7 Urgent Reporting for Healthcare Professionals and Local Health Departments. 
  • For Public Health Emergencies, contact your local health department or call the number above.

See Also

Public Health Laws and Regulations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Videos


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Last Updated 12/14/2015