Boyle County Health Department SYRINGE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Every Friday in the basement of the Health Department from 1-3 pm.
We offer: Safe disposal of needles, clean needles, confidential Hepatitis C testing, and FREE confidential HIV testing.
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.
- April 14-closing at 10:30 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…..
- 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.