Welcome to the Buffalo Trace District Health Department. We are proud to serve the people of Mason and Robertson Counties as we work toward a healthy community for everyone.
Our job is to provide you with the most up-to-date information on our health education classes, personal and preventive health services, environmental health services, public health emergency planning and response as well as information on late-breaking health news. The board, administration, and staff of the Buffalo Trace District Health Department are committed to “Working Toward A Healthier Community For All.” Please come back and visit often.
Immunizations are not just for kids! Adults and adolescents also need regular immunizations and boosters. Immunizations may be recommended for adults based on their age, lifestyle, or health condition that could put them at higher risk for severe complications from vaccine-preventable diseases. Click here to find out if you or your loved one is in need of immunizations or boosters!
Our Environmental Services team inspects all Mason County and Robertson County food service establishments, including bars, restaurants, and grocery stores. Click here to learn more about these inspections and see recent food inspection scores.
Effective communication with kids about healthy childhood development can help prevent child sexual abuse. In this video, Kentucky mother and doctor Jaime Pittenger offers five steps to help parents have these conversations.
Click here to learn more about preventing or reporting child abuse.
The WIC program provides access to healthy food, nutrition education and breastfeeding guidance. Caregivers and pregnant women with a low to medium income may be eligible.