Current Events

The Boyle County Health Department sat up 2 booths at the Boyle County Community Babyshower over the weekend. Where they offered assistance and promoted services to the babyshower participants. Pictured left to right are HANDS coordinator- Amelia Gammon, Health Educator-Hilary Long and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-Sharon Scanlon.

The Boyle County Health Department sat up 2 booths at the Boyle County Community Baby shower over the weekend. Where they offered assistance and promoted services to the baby shower participants. Pictured left to right are HANDS coordinator- Amelia Gammon, Health Educator-Hilary Long and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor-Sharon Scanlon.

 

 

Protecting Our Kids Forum September 2016

Come on out and support your community!

BIG THANK YOU!!! to John Drake at Bunny Davis Recreation Center for Donating FREE 1 Month Gym Memberships to all Freedom From Smoking Participants at the Boyle County Health Dept. For more info on this call 236-2053.

 

Health Department Closings and Schedule Changes

  • March 25- closing at 11:00 a.m.
  • May 17- closing at 1:00 p.m.
  • May 30- closed all day- Memorial Day
  • July 4- closed all day
  • September 5- closed all day
  • November 8- closed all day
  • November 11- closed all day
  • November 24 and 25- closed all day
  • December 23 and 24- closed all day
  • December 30- closed all day

Blood Pressure Screenings

Free screenings and counseling offered at the Boyle County Health Department. Call at 8:00 a.m. for an appointment. Walk in appointments will be accepted but appointments are preferred.


WIC (Women, Infants and Children)

Can help stretch your budget. WIC is a free food program to help families stretch your food budget.  Are you…..

  • Pregnant
  • Breastfeeding
  • A mother with a baby less than six months old
  • A parent/guardian with a child under five years of age

You or your child may qualify for the WIC Program! Families must meet income guidelines and have nutritional need. Call 859-236-2053 for more information.


Tobacco Cessation Help

Quit Now Kentucky is offering eight (8) weeks of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) to all callers who enroll in coaching between June 20, 2016 and August 15, 2016. This offer is coinciding with an increased amount of PSAs from the CDC’s TIPS From Former Smokers public awareness campaign.

 

To enroll, Kentucky residents may call 1-800-Quit Now (1-800-784-8669). The quitline offers services in both English and Spanish from 8:00AM – 1:00AM EST Monday through Sunday

 

https://www.quitnowkentucky.org/  call 1-800-QuitNow (1-800-784-8669)

http://www.ffsonline.org/ Freedom From Smoking


Flu Vaccine Available

No appointment needed. Most insurances can be billed. Cost with no insurance is $25.00. Flu mist or shots available.


Board of Health Meeting Dates

April 26, 2016- 6:00 pm

June 27, 2016- 6:00 pm

All meetings held at the Boyle County Health Department at 6:00 p.m.


Kentucky Healthcare Connection

http://kynect.ky.gov/  Link to information about Kentucky Healthcare Plans for 2015. 


Adult Vaccines Available for over age 18

MMR for adults uninsured or insurance does not pay. $5 administrative fee.


Diabetes Support and Information Group

New meeting location. McDowell Wellness Center 5:00 p.m.

Contact Julie for more information 859-236-2053 or Lori Harris 859-936-9355.

See http://ndep.nih.gov/i-have-diabetes/KnowYourABCs.aspx for more information.


TB Skin Test

No appointment is needed for TB skin test. They will be given during clinic hours on Mondays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 to 11:30 a.m.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday...8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday...8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Friday....8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Emergency After Hours Contact:
Brent Blevins (859) 583-6123
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448 South Third Street
P.O. Box 398
Danville, KY 40422
Phone: 859-236-2053
Fax: 859-236-2863

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