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Local Department of Health and Agriculture Contact Information
State Department of Health Contact Information
Most questions regarding food production, handling, sales and
serving, including cottage food laws and regulations are handled by the
state's local health department or department of agriculture, and
sometimes by a city or county business registration office.
Kentucky Department of Public Health
Phone: (800) 372-2973
COVID Coronavirus Information
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, individuals younger than 65 without medical insurance should complete the Healthcare Coverage Application to request temporary coverage under Kentucky Medicaid presumptive eligibility. By completing this application
you attest that you do not have medical insurance that covers doctors, pharmacy or hospital visits. To maintain Medicaid benefits beyond the
presumptive eligibility coverage period, complete a full Medicaid application online at Kynect,
call (855) 306-8959 or contact a local kynector for application assistance. Effective Jan. 1, 2021, presumptive eligibility Medicaid members will be enrolled in
managed care with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kentucky (UHC) and will receive a UHC member ID card and handbook. Direct questions about UHC
healthcare coverage to Member Services at (866) 293-1796 or visit the UHC website. UHC call center is staffed M-F 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Eastern time. Hours will be extended Saturday Jan. 2 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and
Sunday Jan. 3 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For general questions about COVID-19, call the Kentucky hotline at 800-722-5725.
EnviroHealthLink, Kentucky Environmental Public Health Tracking Network provides information and
data about how the environment affects human health. Our new website helps answer questions about air
quality, drinking water, cancer and a wide variety of other topics.
- Explore health and environmental data by topic, county and year.
- Generate custom tables, charts and maps.
- View reports for certain environmental hazards, exposures and health effects in
- View trends in data over time.
- Find links to national and Kentucky-specific resources on health and environmental
Check out the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Environmental Public Health Tracking Network video.
local department of health contacts
The following counties have websites, and some have Facebook pages, that provide information regarding their department and its services:
Allen County Health Department
Anderson County Health Department
Ashland-Boyd County Health Department
Barren River District Health Department - serving Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Simpson and Warren counties
Bell County Health Department
Bourbon County Health Department
Boyle County Health Department
Bracken County Health Department
Breathitt County Health Department
Breckinridge County Health Department
Buffalo Trace District - serving Mason and Robertson counties
Bullitt County Health Department
Calloway County Health Department
Christian County Health Department
Clark County Health Department
Estill County Health Department
Floyd County Health Department
Fleming County Health Department
Franklin County Health Department
Garrard County Health Department
Gateway District Health Department - serving Bath, Menifee, Morgan and Rowan counties
Graves County Health Department
Grayson County Health Department
Green River District Health Department - serving Daviess, Henderson, Hancock, McLean, Ohio, Webster and Union Counties
Greenup County Health Department
Hopkins County Health Department
Jefferson County Health Department
Jessamine County Health Department
Johnson County Health Department
Kentucky River District Health Department - serving Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe counties
Knox County Health Department
Lake Cumberland District Health Department - serving Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and
Laurel County Health Department
Lawrence County Health Department
Lewis County Health Department
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
Lincoln Trail District Health Department - serving Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties
Madison County Health Department
Magoffin County Health Department
Marshall County Health Department
Martin County Health Department
Mercer County Health Department
Monroe County Health Department
Montgomery County Health Department
Muhlenberg County Health Department
North Central Health Department - serving Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties
Northern Kentucky Independent Health Department - serving Boone, Campbell, Grant and Kenton counties
Oldham County Health Department
Pennyrile District Health Department
Pike County Health Department
Powell County Health Department
Purchase District Health Department - serving Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman and McCracken counties
Three Rivers District Health Department - serving Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Pendleton counties
Todd County Health Department
Wedco District Health Department - serving Harrison, Nicholas and Scott counties
Whitley County Health Department
Woodford County Health Department
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website
FDA Labeling and Nutrition
Nutrition Facts Label, Label Claims, Menu and Vending Machine Labeling, Gluten-Free Labeling
FDA Ingredients and Packaging
Food & Color Additives, GRAS, Food Allergens, Food Contact Substances, New Plant Varieties
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
has a tool, the AskUSDA site providing information from across USDA all in one place. Just type key words or phrases into the search box.
Your search will provide the top 10 results from across USDA. For the best search results, keep in mind that including "and" in the search box will
exclude articles that don't include all searched words. Including "or" in the search box will include articles with any of the searched words.
If you have specific USDA questions that you cannot find answers to on the site, call (202) 720-2791 or email USDA at [email protected].
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
If you are looking for the national US Department of Health, that's the
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and
here is the mailing address and phone number:
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Hubert H. Humphrey
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Free Call Center: 1-877-696-6775
Note: Please be aware that mail sent to
their Washington D.C. area offices takes an additional 3-4 days to process
due to security precautions.