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Our Mission

Our mission is to serve our community by protecting and improving the environment and health of people through prevention, surveillance, education, and partnerships.

How Does Public Health Serve YOU?

The Barren River District Health Department (BRDHD), united as a District Health Department in 1982, serves the residents and visitors of Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Simpson and Warren Counties of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Services provided by BRDHD include:
Clinic Services, Environmental Services, Disaster Preparedness, Health Education, Communicable Disease Services, Workplace Health for State Employees, Tobacco Control, Diabetes Education, Women's Health Resources, and Harm Reduction and Syringe ServicesBRDHD staff are committed to providing essential public health services in the community.

Director Matthew L, Hunt, Ed.D 

"Our community is blessed by the service and dedication of the public health professionals who work at our district and county health departments. The hard work these individuals put forth daily to improve lives in our district does not go unnoticed. I am proud to serve as District Public Health Director and work alongside all of you as we strive to make the Barren River District a healthy community to live, learn, work, and play."

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