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Community Resource Guide

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Mercer County Health Department

This guide has been created to assist you in locating available resources, agencies and providers serving this area. Every effort has
been made to ensure this guide is accurate, however, there is no guarantee for how long that may be the case. Please contact Mercer
County Health Department at 859-734-4522 with any errors or omissions.

Cathy Akins, REHS, MPH
Public Health Director
Mercer County Health Department

Kathy Peavler
Resource Specialist
Mercer County Health Department

Table of Contents

MERCER COUNTY AGENCIES 3
OTHER AGENCIES 36
ADDITIONAL MENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION 40
CHILDCARE 44
CHURCHES 45
FOOD BANKS, CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS 60
DENTAL, PHARMACY AND MEDICAL 63
EDUCATION 69
FAMILY RESOURCE YOUTH SERVICE CENTERS 76
FUNERAL HOMES 79
GOVERNMENT OFFICES 80
— CITY OF HARRODSBURG 81
— CITY HALL PARK RENTALS 84
— CITY OF BURGIN 85
— COUNTY OF MERCER 86
— OTHER COUNTY OFFICES 87
GROCERIES 89
HOTLINES & SUPPORT GROUPS 90
INCOME BASED HOUSING 96
INTERPETER/INTÉRPRETE 97
RECREATION 98
SENIOR CARE 104
VETERINARIANS 107
WATER DEPARTMENTS 108
The Mercer County Health Department is accepting applications for a full time Public Health Nurse I
General Duties include:
This position serves under the direction of the Director. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: Provides entry-level nursing functions and services to individuals and families under close supervision in a clinic or community setting, focusing on the prevention of illness, injury or disability, the promotion of health and maintenance of the health of populations. The nurse in this classification would receive job specific training in the requirements and scope of practice of the various assigned health department programs and services.Health department services are provided to all age populations. A brief description of health department services include adult and child immunizations, well child examinations, family planning exams, WIC services/promotion, dental varnish for children, pandemic response, public health preparedness, basic patient care, harm reduction services and promotion of the health department within the community.
Minimum Education, Training or Experience:
See special requirements.
Special Requirements:
(Age, Licensure, Regulation, Etc.) Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky, meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041.
Starting Salary:
$20.30-$25.24/hr negotiable with additional experience. Grade 17
Apply at https://KOG.CHFS.KY.GOV/HOME. Create a citizen account and search LHDCOS (search and apply) Completed application must be submitted by November 11, 2022. Transcripts must be provided before the close date if post-secondary education is required or may be substituted for experience. Transcripts must list the degree awarded.  Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview, and/or demonstration of skills testing.  Employment may be contingent upon a successful drug screening and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer.
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