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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

Richmond
859-623-7312
Berea
859-986-1192

mchd@madisoncountyhealthdept.org

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


Hours of Operation

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

H.A.N.D.S.
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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Phone Numbers for COVID-19 Concerns

The state hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (800) 722-5725.

To report a non-compliant business or meeting, call (833) 597-2337.

To report suspected price gouging, call the State Attorney General at (888) 432-9257.


COVID-19 Resources

Daily updates at 4:00PM on our Facebook page

Our COVID-19 Fact Sheet

Kentucky Department of Public Health.

Latest information updates from the CDC.

COVID-19 Test Sites in Madison County

Helping Families Cope With the COVID-19

Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Helping Children Cope During a Pandemic

Food Planning during the Coronavirus Pandemic



Harm Reduction/Syringe Exchange Program

Hours
Richmond: Tuesdays, 3-7PM, 214 Boggs Lane
Berea: Thursdays, 1-5PM, 1001 Ace Drive (off of Rash Road)

The Madison County Health Department operates a Syringe Exchange Program (SEP) to reduce the spread of blood borne diseases such as Hepatitis C and HIV among people who inject drugs (PWID) by providing a scientifically proven public health service that adopts and utilizes the best practices established for harm reduction in this population. Its goals include:

  • Address the spread of blood borne diseases among PWID through best practices in harm reduction.
  • Reduce the amount of used syringes disposed of in the community.
  • Act as an access point for individuals to obtain referrals and information on drug treatment and rehabilitation, health service, insurance enrollment, counseling, and other social services that may be available.
  • Safeguard all participants and assure that PWIDs are treated with respect and without stigma.
  • Assure that all issues that require a referral for services are addressed in a systematic and confidential manner.

Services at the SEP include:

  • Clean injection equipment.
  • Hepatitis C, HIV, STD and pregnancy testing available at MCHD clinic locations and/or if operating in a mobile unit, rapid HIV testing with referrals for other testing as needed if space permits.
  • Hepatitis A vaccination is available at the SEP site. Referral for other immunizations, including the annual influenza vaccine, that are available at MCHD clinic locations. 
  • Education regarding Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS transmission, risk reduction, sexually transmitted diseases, condoms, and safe sex information.
  • Proper syringe disposal, including the expectation that participants will return used needles to the SEP for proper disposal.  
  • A strict one-for-one exchange model will be employed that provides SEP participants with the same number of sterile syringes that the participant brings in for disposal. For example, if the participant disposes of 14 used syringes at the MCHRSEP, then she/he receives 14 new, sterile syringes in return.
  • Referrals for those who request health services or treatment services.
  • Free Narcan with training (when available).

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Hot Topics

COVID-19 Fact Sheet
COVID-19 FAQ
Diabetes Education Programs
Family Resource Directory
Food Handler Card
Restaurant Inspections
Safe Syringe Disposal
Syringe Services Program
Substance Abuse Resource Guide (4/18)
WIC Program



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Customer Satisfaction Survey
Encuesta de Satisfacción del Paciente


MEPCO Job Openings


Everbridge Madison County Citizen Alerts
Madison County Citizen Alerts
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 Notice of Privacy Practices
Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad


Financial Statements

2014-2015 Annual Report
2014 Financial Statement
2013 Taxing District Audit

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After Hours, for Public Health and Environmental Emergencies Only, call 859-623-7312, option 8