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Senior Services

 Available vaccines for Seniors


Covid 19





Women’s Health



Women’s Health

MCHD participates in the Kentucky Women’s Cancer Screening Program. This is a federally funded, public health program providing free or low cost breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to eligible women in Kentucky.

Screening Eligibility Requirements

Women ages 21 and older

Household income at or less then 250 percent of federal poverty level

No health insurance including Medicaid and Medicare Part B

Call our clinic to schedule and appointment 859-734-4522

National Institute on Aging

Note: You can pick up a hard copy of each of these booklets at Mercer County Health Department at front desk.

Hepatitis C and Baby Boomers: Born from 1945 to 1965?

Learn more about the risks and symptoms of Hepatitis C.

​Kentucky Prescription Assistance Program

Call: Carol Baldwin, Central Kentucky Organizer
1111 N. Dixie Avenue, Suite 2, Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 737-0669

Learn more about Strokes and Stroke prevention at the Stroke Association
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.