The Lake Cumberland District Health Department serves as a resource for health information to the residents of the ten county area. We strive to provide the most accurate and current information possible on health topics of interest and need within our area. News articles and health updates are posted on a regular basis.



Immunity and Vaccines Explained:
Immunity and Vaccines Explained. Our bodies are bombarded by bacteria and viruses. For those that make their way inside, our immune system is on guard, waiting not only to kill the invaders but also to create memory cells that will…  more >>


Enteroviruses and Enterovirus D68:
Enteroviruses and Enterovirus D68. Enteroviruses are very common viruses; there are more than 100 types. It is estimated that 10 to 15 million enterovirus infections occur in the United States each year. Most people infected with enteroviruses have no symptoms…  more >>


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