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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


On-line scheduling is not available. Please call our clinics to schedule appointments.

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 Baumann2017 Baumann Scholarship Applications Open

The Carla G. Baumann Nursing Scholarship (CGB Scholarship) is open to graduates of BSN nursing programs at Eastern Kentucky University or Berea College. This scholarship recognizes high achieving nurses who aspire to further their education in a post-licensure program. Madison County Health Department will award two scholarships of $1,000 annually to qualified applicants.

We are currently accepting applications for the Fall '17 scholarships. The deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, 2017. Click here for application instructions.

2017 Rabies Clinics

Pets cartoonIt's that time of year again. As the weather warms and your pets spend more time outdoors, be sure that that their rabies vaccinations are up-to-date. The Madison County Health Department will be sponsoring 5 clinics this year with vaccinations just $5 each.

See the schedule here.

2017 Zika Summit

Thursday, May 11, 2017
Lexington Center East Heritage Hall
430 W. Vine St., Lexington, KY

Be part of this statewide gathering of healthcare workers to discuss the current state of the Zika threat and what must be done to coordinate strategies and polices that will best mitigate the response to the threat of the Zika virus.


  • Situational awareness of Kentucky’s current Zika threat.
  • Lessons learned from Florida.
  • Environmental vector control and surveillance training.
  • Epidemiology training for Providers and Public Health personnel.
  • Zika Preganancy Registry and birth defects surveillance.

Click here for registration information and agenda.


If you come to the Madison County Health Department's Richmond Clinic, you might see the staff wearing a new button. We've started a new CARE (Cardiovascular Assessment, Risk reduction and Education) program.

Nurses will check your blood pressure anytime. It is a quick visit, no appointment needed and it is a FREE service.

Come learn about your blood pressure - it’s for your health!

Booster seatFREE car seat CHECK and INSTALL

Seventy-three percent of all car seats are misused- meaning they are either not installed properly or the child is not in the correct seat. Let us help you protect your family. MCHD offers FREE car seat CHECKS in both Richmond and Berea. Call 228-2044 today for an appointment!

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Hepatitis C Testing
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Substance Abuse Resource Guide
Tornado Safe Havens
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After Hours, for Public Health and Environmental Emergencies Only, call 859-623-7312, option 8