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

Click the following links to learn how we are engaging with some recent key public health initiatives:

Initiatives that challenge local health departments to become “chief health strategists”.

Initiatives that challenge local health departments to meet foundational capacities.

Initiatives that challenge local health departments to both provide services and advocate for broad policy change.

Initiatives that challenge local health departments to focus on interventions that can make a significant impact within five years.


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