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Madison County Health Department

To protect, promote and improve the health of our community

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Serving Madison County, KY



Please call our clinics for any contact concerning appointments. We cannot handle scheduling through the web site or email.

Hours of Operation

Mon, 8AM-6PM
Tues-Thurs, 8AM-4:30PM
Fri, 8AM-12PM

Mon, 8AM-6PM
Tues, 9:30AM-6PM
Wed-Thurs, 8AM-4:30PM
Fri, 8AM-12PM

Environmental, MEPCO and Administration
Mon-Fri 8AM-4:30PM

After Hours

Public Health and Environmental Emergencies Only

859-623-7312 option 8

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Carla Baumann Nursing Scholarships Awarded

The Fall 2014 recipients of MCHD's Carla G. Baumann Nursing Scholarship were recognized at the Board of Health meeting on Wednesday, August 6th. The scholarship, created in honor of Carla's dedication to advancing public health nursing, is awarded annually to two individuals are pursuing graduate level or higher nursing degrees.

More information about the scholarship can be found here.

Pictured at right: Carla Baumann, RN(center) with EKU students Christa Martin, RN, and Christopher Clark,RN. Both Christa and Christopher are pursuing Masters of Science in Nursing degrees to become Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

Customer Satisfaction Survey
Encuesta de Satisfacción del Paciente

Hot Topics

Food Handler Card
Diabetes Education
Tornado Safe Havens
Physical Activity Guide
Restaurant Inspections
Smoking Cessation
WIC Program
Car Seat Installation

 Notice of Privacy Practices
Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad

Financial Statements

2014 Financial Statement
2013 Taxing District Audit

Dr. Tobin Retires from Board of Health

After over 30 years of service on the Madison County Board of Health and many years as Board Chair, Dr. Stuart Tobin announced his retirement at the June 2014 Board meeting. Preceding the August 6, 2014 meeting, board members gathered to share memories of Dr. Tobin's service and wish him well in future endeavors. Public Health Director Nancy Crewe presented Dr. Tobin with the gavel he has used for many years to call Board of Health meetings to order.

At left, Dr. Stuart Tobin, Board Chair Dr. John Johnstone, and Public Health Director Nancy Crewe.

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

Do your children need back-to-school shots this year?
Kids need immunizations at ages 4-6 years (school entry), 11-2 years (middle school entry), and 16-18 years (preparing for college).

Learn more about the shots your children need to help keep them protected from diseases like polio, measles, whooping cough, and meningitis.

Click here for more info...

Message from CDC Director Thomas Frieden

CDC Director Tom FriedenOn behalf of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we are pleased to congratulate the Madison County Health Department on achieving accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). 

Your national accreditation status sends an important message to your partners and community that your organization meets national standards and provides services in a manner that all residents should come to expect from their health departments. Moreover, because the national accreditation program seeks to advance the quality and performance of all health departments, your participation in this program indicates your commitment to the continuous improvement of your health department’s services.

Receiving recognition from PHAB as an accredited health department is an impressive achievement. CDC recognizes the time and effort that leaders and staff members from all levels of your health department have dedicated to this effort. We commend the Madison County Health Department for this extraordinary accomplishment.


Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH
Director, CDC

Judith A. Monroe, MD, FAAFP
Director, Office for State, Tribal,
Local and Territorial Support, and
Deputy Director, CDC

Madison County Health Department Receives National Accreditation

We have achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of the nation’s Tribal, state, local, and territorial public health departments.  Health departments across the country seek accreditation through PHAB, the independent organization that administers the national public health accreditation program.

Read the full release.

Kynect Assistance in Clinics

Our Kentucky River Foothills partners will be available in the Richmond clinic on Mondays from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and in the Berea clinic on Thursdays from 1:00PM to 4:00 PM to sign people up for health insurance through Kynect, the state’s health insurance exchange.

Did You Know?

Information provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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