Public Information Brief 4.13.20 8:00PM EDT

The Lake Cumberland District Health Department (LCDHD) at the current time has experienced 107 Positive/Presumptive Positive cases in our 10-county district.­  Regardless of the confirmed case count for any Lake Cumberland County, we believe COVID-19 to be widespread.  LCDHD is working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health to identify and contact all those who may have come in contact with them. Today was a difficult day as we experienced our fourth COVID-19 related death. We have now had two deaths in Pulaski and two in Adair. We are closely monitoring the situations at Summit Manor Nursing Home in Adair, […]

52 Weeks to Health: Week 9, Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Save Lives Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short. Sometimes abnormal growths, called polyps, form in the colon or rectum. Over time, some polyps may turn into cancer. Screening tests can find polyps so they can be removed before turning into cancer. Screening also helps find colorectal cancer at an early stage, when treatment often leads to a cure. Your risk of getting colorectal cancer increases as you get older. More than 90% of cases occur in people who are 50 years old or older. […]

Casey County Rabies Vaccination Clinic Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm. 

Casey County Health Department will be hosting a Rabies Vaccination Clinic Thursday, July 18, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm. State law requires that all dogs, cats, and ferrets over four months of age be vaccinated. The cost is $10.00 per animal. Casey Co Health Dept. 4:00pm – 6:00 pm *Please note that the vaccinations will only be available at the Casey County Health Department on the date above. The Animal Clinic of Liberty will be giving the vaccinations.

Boil Water Advisory for Wayne County

Boil Water Advisory for Wayne County A BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been issued due to maintenance for customers at Hwy. 1808; from the intersection of Hwy. 3106 & Hwy. 1808 to the intersection of Hwy. 1808 & Kelly Lane. Also affected is Hartland Subdivision & Pleasant View Subdivision. Following such an event, the potential exists for bacteriological contamination of the water supply; therefore this BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been issued as a precautionary measure. Until further notice, boil all water used for drinking and cooking, bringing the water to a rolling boil for three minutes before using. The advisory will […]

KALBOH Statewide Board of Health Meeting 1/31/19

Statewide Local Board of Health Meeting Thursday, January 31, 2019 6:30-9:00 pm EST 6:30pm – Welcome………………………………………………… Brian Andreas, MD, KALBOH Vice President 6:35pm – KERS Liability – Local Health Departments………….…David Eager, KERS Executive Director 7:00pm – Financial State of Local Public Health Departments…Mike Tuggle, Assistant Director 7:15pm – Public Health Transformation …………………………..Jeffrey Howard, MD, Ky. Commissioner for Public Health 7:45pm – Connecting the Systems that Drive Health in Your Community Medical, Social, and Public Health… ……………………………………….    ….Glen Mays, PhD, MHA, Shana Moore, PhD, MPA, Nurlan Kussainov, MPA 8:15 pm – Questions & Answers……………………………………..Allison Adams, MPA, Public Health Director, Buffalo Trace District 8:45pm – Wrap-up & Close………………………………………….Georgia Heise, […]

Wayne County Diabetes Awareness Day November 14th

November is recognized as American Diabetes Month here in the United States.  November 14th is World Diabetes Day across the globe.  County Judge Executive, Mike Anderson, has signed a Proclamation declaring November 14th as Diabetes Awareness Day in Wayne County.  If you have diabetes, take steps today to improve your control — it is not always easy, but it is worth it!  If you don’t have diabetes, talk to your health care provider to see if you are at risk.  For additional information about diabetes contact your local health department and speak to the diabetes educator. #lcdhd Pictured are Vicky […]