Diabetes Program scheduled for April 24 & 25
A Comprehensive Diabetes Program (self-management class) is scheduled for April 24 & 25 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm both days. Diabetes Educators from Baptist Health will be providing up-to-date information on Diabetes. To register for for more information please call 873-4541.
Free Skin Cancer Screening Offered
A free skin cancer screening will be offered to Woodford County residents on Thursday, May 4 beginning at 9:00 am. Dr. Gerald Elliott, Dermatologist, will be providing the screening. For more information or to make an appointment please call 873-4541.
QUIT NOW KY
Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE telephone or online service that can help you quit smoking and using tobacco products. Many people who use tobacco want to quit. By using Quit Now Kentucky, you are one-step closer to becoming tobacco free. Individuals who want to stop using tobacco within the next 30 days or are concerned about a family member or friend's tobacco use can call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669) from 8 am to 1 am EST Monday through Sunday.
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Medical Reserve Corps VOLUNTEER
The health department coordinates the MRC team for Woodford County. Call Sarah at the health department for information (859-873-4541). If you would like to register as a potential volunteer please click on the area below. Volunteers with medical and non-medical backgrounds are needed. The KHELPS database below is managed by the KY Department for Public Health. KHELPS provides the health department with a quick way to reach volunteers when they are needed.
The health department is is looking for individuals interested in assisting at a shelter the next time one is needed. A shelter may be opened in response to a severe weather event. Shelters have been opened after snow and ice storms in the past and remained open for up to seven (7) days. Volunteers will receive training. When a shelter is opened you will be contacted to see if you are available to help. Resgistering as a volunteer does not mean you have be be available. It adds to the list of individuals that can be contacted in time of need.
Plan for Severe Weather Before it Happens
- Be Prepared
- Have a Plan
- Make a Kit