FAQ

1. Where is the Health Department

2. What are your office hours

3. Can I come to the health department if I am sick? (ie sore throat, ear infection, stomach ache, etc)

4. Do you give out medication for head lice?

5. What is the phone number for the Food Stamp Office, the Employment Office, the Social Insurance Office, the Protection and Permanency Office, etc?

6. What is the cost for services?

7. I understand Montgomery County has a local Board of Health Ordinance, which requires that any person who works in a restaurant first attend a Food Handler’s Training program, and get a certification card. Where can I get the training and the certification?

8. What educational/training classes to you offer?

9. I’ve been bitten by an animal. Who do I call to report the bite and to find out if I should get medical treatment?

10. What are the symptoms of STD’s (sexually transmitted disease)?

11. What are the symptoms of…?

12. When and how can I reach the Plumbing Inspector?

13. I might be pregnant. When can I get a test to be certain?

14. What are common symptoms my child may experience after receiving their immunizations?

15. How do I rent the community room?

16. On what holidays is the Health Department Closed?

1. Where is the Health Department

Our office is located at 108 E Locust Street at the Montgomery County Health and Civic Center. Next door the UK Ag Extension offices.

2. What are your office hours?

Medical Clinic Hours:

Monday         8 am – 5 pm

Tuesday         8 am – 6 pm

Wednesday   8 am – 5 pm

Thursday       8 am – 5 pm

Friday            8 am – 12 pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays

We offer flexible scheduling. Walk-ins are welcome each morning at 8 am, or you may call for an appointment at 859-498-3808.

Administrative Office Hours:

Monday         8 am – 4:30 pm

Tuesday         8 am – 6 pm

Wednesday   8 am – 4:30 pm

Thursday       8 am – 4:30 pm

Friday            8 am – 12 pm

Closed Saturdays & Sundays

3. Can I come to the health department if I am sick?(i.e. sore throat, ear infection, stomach ache, etc)

We do not have a physician on site. You need to see your family doctor for acute illnesses.

4. Do you give out medication for head lice?

No, but if the person who has lice has a Medicaid card or K-CHIP insurance, their physician can prescribe treatment and the cost of the prescription is usually covered. Click for more information on head lice . – More Information

5. What is the phone number for the Food Stamp Office, the Employment Office, the Social Insurance Office, the Protection and Permanency Office, etc?

Department for Community Based Services

Family Support : 1-855-306-8959

Cash assistance, food stamps, and medical assistance

Protection and Permanency: 859-498-6312

Adult services, adoption, childcare, foster care

Social Services: 859-498-6312

Human Resources Cabinet

Employment Services: 859-498-4418

6. What is the cost for services?

Fees for clinic services vary. Please call 859-498-3808 with any questions.

The cost for educational programs varies depending on the particular program.

Our agency provides many types of inspections, many of which may also require a permit. See Environmental Fees.

7. I understand Montgomery County has a local Board of Health Ordinance, which requires that any person who works in a restaurant first attend a Food Handler’s Training program, and get a certification card. Where can I get the training and the certification?

For information about Food Handler Training and Certification, visit our food handler testing page by clicking here. All food establishments are also required to have at least one certified food manager on staff during all hours of operation. For info about Food Managers Training, click here.

8. What educational/training classes do you offer?

We offer a variety of classes. See our Calendar of Events for more details.

9. I’ve been bitten by an animal. Who do I call to report the bite and to find out if I should get medical treatment?

If the animal has broken the skin, you should immediately contact your family physician or go to your local hospital emergency room. You should also call our office to report the bite. Your call will be referred to one of our Environmental staff that will obtain additional information about the incident and instruct you on what additional steps to take. Our telephone number is 859-498-3808 or 859-498-0719

10. What are the symptoms of STD’s (sexually transmitted disease)?

Many women and some men can have no symptoms to some STD’s, but the STD can be causing permanent damage. If you think you may have an STD or have had risky behavior, you need to be tested. Telephone 859-498-3808 to schedule an appointment.

11. What are the symptoms of…?

For information on a variety of health topics see:

Health Information A-Z.

 

12. When and how can I reach the Plumbing Inspector?

The Plumbing Inspector is in the office on Thursday from 8:00 am-9:30 am. His telephone number is 859-498-6122.

13. I might be pregnant. When can I get a test to be certain?

The health department does a urine pregnancy test that can be done within a few days after your missed menstrual period.

14. What are common symptoms my child may experience after receiving their immunizations?

Link to information on each vaccine: http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.htm

15. How do I rent the community room?

To rent the community room you must contact the Judge Executive’s Office at 859-498-8707.

16. On what holidays is the Health Department Closed?

Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday (third Monday in January)

½ day on Good Friday

Memorial Day (last Monday in May)

Independence Day (July 4)

Labor Day (first Monday in September)

Veterans Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving (2 days)

Christmas (2 days)

New Years (2 days)