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Madison County Health Department

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COVID-19 Variants

COVID-19 vaccines do not create or cause variants of the virus that causes COVID-19. New variants of a virus happen because the virus that causes COVID-19 constantly changes through a natural ongoing process of mutation (change). Even before the COVID-19 vaccines, there were several variants of the virus. Looking ahead, variants are expected to continue to emerge as the virus continues to change.

COVID-19 vaccines can help prevent new variants from emerging. As it spreads, the virus has more opportunities to change. High vaccination coverage in a population reduces the spread of the virus and helps prevent new variants from emerging. CDC recommends that everyone 5 years and older get vaccinated as soon as possible.

Learn more about variants.


If You Test Positive for COVID-19, Read This

If You Are A Close Contact of a Positive Case, Read This

COVID-19 Test Sites in Madison County

Schedule Your Vaccination Online!

Schedule online for the Moderna vaccine or the Johnson & Johnson one dose COVID-19 vaccine! We will add more appointment slots as vaccine becomes available. Please keep checking back.

Please note: These vaccines are only available for people 18 years of age and older.

Click here to schedule your Johnson & Johnson or Moderna appointment!


VaccineFinder

CDC Statement on ACIP Booster Recommendations


Phone Numbers for COVID-19 Concerns

The state hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (800) 722-5725. It is a service operated by the healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions. Live agents are available Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-10:00PM, and Saturday-Sunday, 9:00AM-5:00PM.


COVID-19 Resources

Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

What to Know After Your Vaccination

Third Dose Questions and Answers

COVID-19 Vaccination & Pregnancy

K-12 Guidance Packet

Kentucky Department of Public Health.

Latest information updates from the CDC.

Madison County Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Services at the SEP include:

  • Clean injection equipment.
  • Hepatitis C and HIV testing available at MCHD clinic locations.
  • Hepatitis A vaccination is available at the SEP site. 
  • 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.

Serving Madison County, KY

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

mchd@madisoncountyhealthdept.org

On-line scheduling for most services 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


Hot Topics

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



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Aviso de Prácticas de Privacidad

Non-Discrimination Statement
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Customer Satisfaction Survey


Financial Statements

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


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