Phone: 606-598-5564
Fax: 606-598-6615

Health Departments

What Public Health Does For You:

CORE PUBLIC HEALTH FUNCTIONS

Essential Services

Assessment

* Collect, analyze, disseminate, and monitor health status

* Identify barriers, needs and gaps in service

* Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based

health services

Policy Development

* Define priorities for a public health response to identified problems or barriers

* Research effective methods for promoting, preventing and improving health

* Develop evidence-based policies and plans to assure individual and public health

* Advocate on behalf of the public’s health.

Assurance

* Promote environmental, mental and physical health and safety

* Prevent disease, injury and disability

* Diagnose and investigate health problems using the science of epidemiology

* Educate and empower the public to be effective health consumers

* Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and safety

* Provide assurance that people have access to personal health services; and

* Ensure the availability of a competent public health and personal health care

workforce

Source:  CDC, Centers for Disease Control

 

 Cumberland Valley District Health Department

Administrative Office

470 Manchester Square, Suite 200

PO Box 158

Manchester, KY 40962

 

Office:  606-598-5564

FAX:    606-598-6615

 

Public Health Sites

 

Clay County Health Department

  • 330 Shamrock Road
  • Manchester, KY 40962
  • Phone: 606-598-2425
  • FAX: 606-598-4448

 

Jackson County Health Department

  • 456 Main Street South
  • PO Box 250
  • McKee, KY 40447
  • Phone: 606-287-8421
  • FAX: 606-287-4199

 

Rockcastle County Health Department

  • 120 Richmond Street
  • PO Box 840
  • Mt. Vernon, KY 40456
  • Phone: 606-256-2242
  • FAX: 606-256-5482

 

Hours of Operation

 Monday-Thursday 8:00-5:30 PM

Public Health Emergencies After-Hours

 Call: 606-598-5564