About Us

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department focuses on public and preventative health. We do so by offering on-site clinics, off-site programs and by engaging our communities to adopt health focused policies and initiatives.  Our mission is to, “…prevent illness and injury, promote good health practices and assure a safe environment.”  While pursuing our mission, we aspire toward excellence by endeavoring to practice according to the most contemporary and cutting edge public health practice models and standards.

Emerging Public Health Initiatives

Some Recent Key Public Health Initiatives include: 1) Public Health 2030, 2) Robert Wood Johnson’s Culture of Health, 3) Public Health 3.0, 4) Foundational Public Health Services, 5) the CDC 618 Initiative, and 6) the CDC Hi-5 Initiative.

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