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Nutrition Services

Diabetes Self-Management Classes

The 8-hour comprehensive course sanctioned by the Kentucky Department of Public Health is offered on a quarterly basis at no charge.

To register call Kathy Crown-Weber, RD, CDE or Emily Bottoms at 734-4521. Class series may be cancelled for lack of enrollment. Free.


Foods That Fit - Diabetes support group

Tuesday, March 13th at 5 p.m. in the Health Department community room 2nd floor.  Topics presented to the group include diabetes disease process, healthy eating, being active, monitoring, taking medications, and preventing complications. A newsletter is sent to all people interested in learning more about diabetes.  Call to sign up for our free newsletter.  There is no charge for the support group. 


Sharps Container Purchase and Disposal

The Mercer County Health Departments makes available red plastic sharps containers for sale at $5.00 each.  These containers may be returned to the health department for disposal when filled with medical waste such as needles, test strips and lancets.  No medicine or insulin bottles.


​Diabetes Self-Management Class Series

Provided free.

Ephram McDowell - James B Haggin Hospital
Ground Floor Conference Room

April 10, 17, 24th                   5:00 - 8:00 pm

To register, call the Mercer County Health Dept. at 859-734-4522.