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Mer​cer County

Health De​partment

900 N. College Street • Harrodsburg, KY 40330

Clinic: (859) 734-4522 | environmental: (859) 734-2229
Fax: (859) 734-0568

Operating Hours


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*The clinic is CLOSED daily from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

Clinic phone: (859) 734-4522, extensions 110, 112, 115


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

*Environmental office is CLOSED daily from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. for lunch.

Environmental phone: (859) 734-2229, extensions 135, 142


Wednesday only

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Plumbing phone: (859) 734-7360


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Administration phone: (859) 734-4522, extensions 139, 145


Monday through Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Director phone: (859) 734-4522, extension 135

For Medical Emerg​encY - Dial 911

Non-Medical Emergency After-Hours Contact

Cathy Akins (502) 680-0169

Our Mission

To ensure the provision of preventative health services, health education and environmental health services to the people of Mercer County at the lowest possible cost either by the provision of these services ourselves or working in collaboration with other providers.



Our Goals

  1. To provide each and every client the best and friendliest service possible.
  2. To assure our clients have positive memories of their visit to our health department.
  3. To give the client the kind of service and response that we, as employees, would expect to receive.



   Board of Health

The Board of Health meets on a quarterly basis. Meetings are advertised and are open to the interested public.