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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
NKY babies’ immunizations soar www.cincinatti.com Mar 21, 2014 Good News,Infectious Disease/Immunizations KY
Food trucks' health getting letter grades http://www.bizjournals.com/ Oct 14, 2013 Environmental Health,Food Safety KY
Health Department Warns Public About Traveling Meat Sales http://surfky.com/ Sep 27, 2013 Environmental Health,Food Safety KY
[OPINION] Have we awakened yet to dangers of cutting federal disaster aid? The Gleaner May 26, 2013 NACCHO in the News KY
Armed with Data, Clark County MAPP Group Ready for Action The Winchester Sun Nov 15, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Input on MAPP Process Sought in Clark County The Winchester Sun Sep 20, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Health Dept. Receives 2 National Awards The State Journal Aug 18, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Health officials checking mobile food vendors BGDaileyNews.com Jul 16, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety KY
Barren River District Health Department Receives Award WBKO Jul 9, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Take-Back Day Provides Chance to Dispose of Prescription Drugs The State Journal Apr 24, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Gov. Beshear Encourages Kentuckians to Dispose of Medications Safely Through Drug Take-Back Program SurfKY Apr 23, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Health Dept., St. Joe to Evaluate Community’s Health Over Next Several Months Mt. Sterling Advocate Jan 6, 2012 NACCHO in the News KY
Planning a Healthy MAPP Community in Winchester, Ky. Central Kentucky News Dec 12, 2011 NACCHO in the News KY
Program Urges Smokers Switch to Smokeless Tobacco The State-Journal Nov 9, 2011 Chronic Disease KY
A law to ban smoking in public buildings and workplaces across the state has legs again The Levisa Lazer Oct 20, 2011 Chronic Disease KY
Health Department to Consolidate Services, No Public Health Services to be Eliminated Kentucky Forward Sep 26, 2011 Good News KY
Picnic Keeps Moms Abreast of Latest The State Journal Aug 10, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health KY
Fayette Health Department OKs $28 Million Budget Kentucky.com Jun 28, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
County to Pay More for Health Dept. Glasgow Daily Times Jun 20, 2011 Good News KY
Board Bullitt County Health Dept. Leader Named to NACCHO Board of Directors Wave 3 Jun 20, 2011 NACCHO in the News KY
Fayette Health Dept. Laying Off 25 Workers Kentucky.com Jun 14, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
Louisville’s New Health Director to Focus on Health Disparities, Healthy Lifestyles Courier-Journal Jun 13, 2011 General Interest KY
Fayette Health Department Planning for Layoffs, Cuts in Programs Lexington Herald-Leader May 19, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
NKY Health Department Plans Layoffs Zanesville Times Recorder Apr 20, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
Budget Issues Impact School Health Clinics The Richmond Register Apr 14, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
Trigg 70th in Kentucky Health Rankings Cadiz Record Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Kentucky's Health Stats and Effect of Mining on the Commonwealth's Economy Murray Ledger & Times Apr 12, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
An Apple a Day Courier-Journal Apr 12, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Warren 27th Healthiest County in Ky. Bowling Green Daily News Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Jessamine County Holds Steady in Kentucky’s County Health Rankings Central Kentucky News Apr 6, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Report: Warren 27th Healthiest County in KY Bowling Green Daily News Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Bullitt County Health Rankings Wave 3 Apr 4, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Healthier Outlook: Caldwell Ranks 48th in Kentucky The Times Leader Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Madison Ranks 26th in Health The Richmond Register Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Healthiest Counties in Kentucky The Lane Report Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
County Health Rankings Announced WFPL 89.3 Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Owsley Rated as Kentucky's Unhealthiest County Kentucky Post Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Adair Ranked 63rd in County Health Rankings Adair County Community Voice Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Hardin Ranked 14th, 19th in County Health Rankings The News Enterprise Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
Lists of Healthiest and Unhealthiest Counties in Kentucky Released WYMT Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
National Report on County Health Rankings Released Wave 3 Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
New Study Looks at Health Services of Kentucky School Districts The Ledger Independent Mar 30, 2011 General Interest KY
National Report on County Health Rankings: Central and Western Counties are Healthiest The Levisa Lazer Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings KY
NKY Health Department Weighs Budget Cuts The Cincinnati Enquirer Feb 11, 2011 Budget Cuts KY
Kentucky Receives an ‘F’ for Food Safety from National Organization Lexington Herald-Leader Jan 20, 2011 General Interest KY
Statewide Smoking Ban Sought in Kentucky Courier-Journal Jan 6, 2011 General Interest KY
NKY whooping cough cases soar Cincinnati Enquirer Jan 3, 2011 Immunization KY
Health Departments Band Together The Daily Independent Dec 15, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Bullitt is Part of 3-County Anti-Diabetes Push Louisville Courier-Journal Dec 8, 2010 General Interest KY
Health Department Plans Addition Louisville Courier-Journal Dec 8, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Bullitt is Part of 3-County Anti-Diabetes Push Louisville Courier-Journal Dec 8, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Health Officials Hold Final Smoking Ban Forum Louisville Courier-Journal Nov 10, 2010 General Interest KY
Drees: Fate of Smoking Ban in Campbell County's Hands The Kentucky Enquirer Nov 7, 2010 General Interest KY
Residents Speak out against Smoking Ban Louisville Courier-Journal Nov 3, 2010 General Interest KY
Health Department Wins Oral Health Grant Lexington Herald-Leader Nov 3, 2010 Good News KY
Residents’ Health, Longevity Ranked High in State Murray Ledger & Times Oct 29, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
OPINION: William Altman | Louisville's Next Mayor and Public Health Louisville Courier-Journal Oct 27, 2010 General Interest KY
Bullitt Smoking-Ban Opponents to Hold Forum Louisville Courier-Journal Oct 20, 2010 General Interest KY
Forum Focuses on Health Problems, Causes in Western Louisville Louisville Courier-Journal Oct 20, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
Friends, Associates Bid Farewell to Dr. Troutman Louisville Courier-Journal Oct 19, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News KY
PRESS RELEASE: Department for Public Health Earns $1 Million Grant for Performance Management Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Oct 5, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News KY
Opponents Fired up at Smoking-Ban Forums Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 29, 2010 General Interest KY
Online Report Card Shows S.F. Health Disparities San Francisco Chronicle Sep 23, 2010 General Interest KY
Honoring a Job Well Done The Richmond Register Sep 21, 2010 General Interest,Good News KY
Texting Program Aims to Help Louisville Teens Stop Smoking Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 21, 2010 General Interest KY
Health Department to Help Jefferson County Restaurants Add Calorie Counts to Menus Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 15, 2010 General Interest,Good News KY
Chenoweth Fundraiser Has Kids Selling Better Health Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 15, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News KY
Dr. Adewale Troutman Leaving Health Department for Florida Job Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 7, 2010 General Interest,NACCHO in the News KY
Study Measures Secondhand Smoke in Bullitt Businesses Louisville Courier-Journal Sep 1, 2010 General Interest KY
Putting Out the Problem The Sentinel Echo Aug 24, 2010 County Health Rankings,Good News KY
Kentucky Foundation Gets Grant to Improve Health in Some Communities Louisville Courier-Journal Aug 3, 2010 Good News KY
Area’s Obesity Rate Tops State Average Daily Independent Jul 1, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News KY
Beshear Announces $240,000 in Grants to Improve Dental Health Lexington Herald-Leader Jun 24, 2010 Good News KY
Louisville Gets Grant to Promote Racial Ties Louisville Courier-Journal Jun 10, 2010 General Interest,Good News KY
Only $10K for Hope’s Wings The Richmond Register Jun 4, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Health Department Facing 20 Percent Cut in State Funding The Richmond Register Jun 1, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Public Health Nurses Promote Wellbeing ADVANCE for Nurses May 12, 2010 County Health Rankings,General Interest KY
Health Board Takes Steps toward Funding Hope's Wings Shelter The Richmond Register Apr 16, 2010 Good News KY
City Gets $7.9 Million Health Grant; 23 Projects in Louisville Louisville Courier-Journal Mar 20, 2010 Good News KY
Franklin Named 8th Healthiest County The State Journal Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
Boone Ranked Healthiest County in the State Lexington Herald-Leader Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
Hardin among Healthiest Kentucky Counties The News-Enterprise Feb 22, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
Daviess 21st among 120 in Kentucky County Health Rankings Messenger-Enquirer Feb 21, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
Henderson Fifth in State for Health BlueRidgeNow.com Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings KY
New national County Health Rankings Report Gives Kentuckians a Local Health Snapshot Mt. Sterling Advocate Feb 17, 2010 Budget Cuts KY
Health Dept. Receives $400K Grant: Will Help Whitley Office Provide for Pregnant Women The Times Tribune Feb 8, 2010 Good News KY
Many in Kentucky Choose Not to Get H1N1 Vaccinations Bowling Green Daily News Jan 13, 2010 H1N1 KY
Health Tax up for the First Time in 30-Plus Years Mt. Sterling Advocate Sep 18, 2009 Budget Cuts KY
University Loses Health Grant, Family Planning Services Cut Murray State News Aug 28, 2009 Budget Cuts KY
Health Board Freezes Pay, Keeps Tax Rate The Richmond Register Jun 4, 2009 Budget Cuts KY
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