Monroe County Health Department
452 East 4th Street; P.O. Box 247
Tompkinsville, Ky 42167
The Monroe County Health Department (MCHD) has been serving the residents of Monroe County since 1952. The vision of MCHD is to grow and expand public health services by promoting healthy behaviors, leading tto healthy outcomes for our community. The mission of MCHD is to serve Monroe county citizens by adhering to the Ten Essential Services of Public Health and by continuing to be a vital partner in public health efforts that support prevention, promotion and protection.
COVID-19 Case Monitoring
Kentucky Total Cases: 721,895
Monroe County Total Cases: 2,216
New Cases 10/15/21: 2
(Total Recovered: 2,098; Current Active Cases: 59)
(Total Deaths: 59)
We stand in solidarity with those affected during these difficult times.
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Updated 10/15/2021 3:30 PM
Note: Monitoring data is dynamic and may change as more information becomes available. Data is updated Monday through Friday.
For Kentucky's COVID-19 surveillance data, including vaccination data, visit KDPH COVID-19 Data.
KY WIC has temporarily increased the Fruit and Vegetable benefit to $35 per month starting June 1st for women and children. The increase will be available from June to September, 2021.
Food Manager Certifications
(PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGHLY BEFORE PROCEEDING)
As per the Monroe County Health Department and the FDA Food Code 2013 requirements, each establishment shall have a certified food protection manager who is able to direct and control food preparation and service. It is also a requirement for all establishments to have a Person-In-Charge (PIC) present at the establishment during all hours of operation. You can obtain the Food Manager Certification online.
Instructions for the online course:
Upon opening the website:
- Select “Register” in the upper right-hand corner*
- Enter your information and receive a confirmation email
- Confirm your email address by clicking in the email
- Select “Get New License”
- Select “Food Manager Certification” $80
Take the course and test then print your certificate; you will also receive an electronic certificate.
*Each individual shall register with their own name, information, email, and password.
This program is most compatible with Google Chrome and Firefox browsers.
COMING SOON: An R-code will be available for establishments to purchase multiple licenses and distribute to employees to register and take the course.
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