Health Center Services

BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELORS

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors provide mother to mother breastfeeding support and basic breastfeeding education to WIC Program mothers who are pregnant or breastfeeding. This support includes one-on­ one counseling, information and round the clock guidance for new   mothers.

Our goal is to have healthier babies by increasing the length of time babies are breastfed. This service is provided to eligible mothers at no cost.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

LIMITED FAMILY PLANNING PROGRAM

Limited Family Planning Services are offered to all women, regardless of income and without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, handicapping condition, age, sex,durational residency, number of pregnancies or marital status.

Family Planning gives you the opportunity to decide when you are ready to have children. It gives you an opportunity to be healthier before pregnancy.

Family Planning services may include: preconception counseling; pregnancy testing, emergency contraception; STD testing and treatment.

Service fees are based on household size and income on a sliding fee scale. Priority will be given to persons from low-income families or whose total annual income does not exceed 100 percent of the most recent federal income Poverty Guidelines. Minors (under 18 years of age) who wish to receive services on a confidential basis shall be considered on the basis of their own resources.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information or an appointment .

You may also find additional information at the following site:

Pregnancy and Family Planning

IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM

Immunizations are available to both children and adults at the local county health center. Immunizations prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria, tetanus, measles, mumps, rubella, whooping cough, Hepatitis, HIB, etc.

VACCINES AVAILABLE TO CHILDREN:

DTAP, IPV, HIB, MMR, VARICELLA, ROTAVIRUS, HEPATITIS B, HEPATITIS A, HPV, PNEUMOCOCCAL, MENIGOCOCCAL, SEASONAL FLU

VACCINES AVAILABLE TO ADULTS:
TDAP, HEPATITIS A, SEASONAL FLU, Rabies, MMR.
While supplies last WEDCO- has free Hep A vaccine available for patients who do not have insurance and that meet high risk criteria.  Please call your Harrison, Scott or Nicholas County Health Department Clinic for first available appointment.

 

Vaccines are available to children at a minimal cost. We accept Medicaid, Medicaid MCO’s select Anthem, and Humana Insurance.

Vaccines are available to adults on a fixed full charge, based on the cost of the vaccine.  We accept Medicaid, Medicaid MCO’s select Anthem and Humana Insurance. The only WEDCO service medicare will cover is the seasonal flu.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

Additional information can be found at the following sites:

VACCINE INFORMATION STATEMENTS (VIS)
IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULES

KIDS SMILE: FLUORIDE VARNISH PROGRAM

Fluoride Varnish is available to all children from infant through age 5 years. Fluoride Varnish will help prevent tooth decay in pediatric patients.

The local county health center nurse will apply fluoride varnish to the primary teeth of the eligible children. The nurse will provide referrals as needed for the child and oral health education messages to the parents or guardians of children participating in the program.

Fluoride Varnish is provided at no cost of the patient.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

SCHOOL PHYSICALS

School physicals are required for first time school entry (preschool, kindergarten or if you are new to the state) and again at 6th grade entry.

School physicals consist of the following: History and physical exam; referral for any abnormal findings, age appropriate anticipatory guidance; review/update of immunizations, as needed.

We also provide sports physicals at fixed rate.

Fees for this service are based on household size and income on a sliding fee scale. We accept Medicaid, Medicaid MCOs, select Anthem and Humana Insurance.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

You may also find additional information at the following site:

Immunization Schedule
Maternal and Child Health Homepage

WELL CHILD AND EPSDT EXAMS

Early childhood screenings help children live longer, healthier lives. Well Child Exams/EPSDT Exams usually start at 2 months of age, continue at 4 and 6 months, 9 months and then 1year. The exam continues at 15 and 18 months, again at 24, 30 and 36 months then yearly until Age 21.

Well Child and EPSDT Exams may include: history and physical exam, referral for any abnormal findings, age appropriate anticipatory guidance, review/update of immunizations, as needed; and school physicals, if needed.

Fees for these services are based on household size and income on a sliding fee scale. We accept Medicaid, Medicaid MCOs, select Anthem and Humana Insurance.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

You may also find additional information at the following site:

Immunization Schedule
Maternal and Child Health Homepage

CDL EXAMS

WEDCO offers commercial driver’s license exams at a fixed rate. These are pre-scheduled based on ARNP availability.

WIC NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM

WIC is a supplemental nutrition program for at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding or post-partum women; and infants and children up to age 5 years.

To qualify you must have a household income at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level. You may qualify even if you have income. You may qualify if you have a medical card, KTAP or food stamps or have a pregnant woman or infant in the family who receives Medicaid or KTAP. You must be a resident of Kentucky.

To apply for the WIC Program, you must bring the following items to your appointment:

Proof of identity, such as a driver’s license, birth certificate, social security card, shot record or current medical card; proof of residence, such as current mail with your address, bank statement, lease agreement, mortgage agreement or current medical card; proof of household income, such as pay stubs, W-2 forms or current medical card.

If you qualify for the WIC Program you or your child(ren) may receive the following at no cost to you:

Milk and cheese; Vitamin C rich foods; iron rich cereal; eggs; dried beans or peanut butter; fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains (bread, rice tortillas, etc) and a baby may receive infant formula, jars of baby food and infant cereal.

Click here for more information on how to contact your local county health center. They can provide you with additional information.

You  may also find additional  information at the following site:

Kentucky Department for Public Health Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Federal Poverty Level Guideline

USDA WIC Nondiscrimination Statement (NDS): Updated August 2022

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-ComplaintForm-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. mail:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
    1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. email:
    program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

De acuerdo con la ley federal de derechos civiles y las normas y políticas de derechos civiles del Departamento de Agricultura de los Estados Unidos (USDA), esta entidad está prohibida de discriminar por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo (incluyendo identidad de género y orientación sexual), discapacidad, edad, o represalia o retorsión por actividades previas de derechos civiles.

La información sobre el programa puede estar disponible en otros idiomas que no sean el inglés. Las personas con discapacidades que requieren medios alternos de comunicación para obtener la información del programa (por ejemplo, Braille, letra grande, cinta de audio, lenguaje de señas americano (ASL), etc.) deben comunicarse con la agencia local o estatal responsable de administrar el programa o con el Centro TARGET del USDA al (202) 720-2600 (voz y TTY) o comuníquese con el USDA a través del Servicio Federal de Retransmisión al (800) 877-8339.

Para presentar una queja por discriminación en el programa, el reclamante debe llenar un formulario AD-3027, formulario de queja por discriminación en el programa del USDA, el cual puede obtenerse en línea en: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDAOASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, de cualquier oficina de USDA, llamando al (866) 632-9992, o escribiendo una carta dirigida a USDA. La carta debe contener el nombre del demandante, la dirección, el número de teléfono y una descripción escrita de la acción discriminatoria alegada con suficiente detalle para informar al Subsecretario de Derechos Civiles (ASCR) sobre la naturaleza y fecha de una presunta violación de derechos civiles. El formulario AD-3027 completado o la carta debe presentarse a USDA por:

  1. correo:
    U.S. Department of Agriculture
    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil
    Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. fax:
    (833) 256-1665 o (202) 690-7442; o
  3. correo electrónico:
    program.intake@usda.gov

Esta institución es un proveedor que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades.

Nondiscrimination Statement Documents:

CONFIDENTIALITY

All medical records are the property of the WEDCO District Health Department. No other agency will have access to these records without your written consent. We protect the privacy of your child’s health information by:
• limiting how we use and disclose health information.
• providing physical safeguards including secure offices and storage facilities, electronic protections, and procedures.
• training employees about privacy policies and procedures. 

A full copy of our privacy policy can be downloaded here.

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ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES AND HARRISON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER

364 Oddville Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 41031
866-75-WEDCO (93326)

Clinic Fax: 859-234-0393

Business Hours:

Monday-Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

**1st/3rd Thursday - 10:00am - 6:30pm

Nicholas County Health Center

2320 Concrete Road
Carlisle, KY 40311
866-75-WEDCO (93326)
Clinic Fax: 859-289-2203

Business Hours:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:00am - 4:30pm

**2nd/4th Thursday 10:00am - 6:30pm

Regular Days

CLOSED for LUNCH 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Late Days - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Scott County Health Center

300 East Washington Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
866-75-WEDCO (93326)
Clinic Fax: 502-863-3986

Business Hours:

Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm

**2nd/4th Tuesday 10:00am - 6:30pm