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FREE Smoking cessation classes

The Henry County Health Department is offering these free classes.  Free nicotine patches are included.  Classes are Monday nights 4:00pm-5:30pm October 2, 2017 - November 20, 2017.  Contact Sandy Evans at 502-255-7701 for more information. 

The Spencer County Health Department is offering these free classes.  Free nicotine patches are included.  Classes are Monday nights 4:00pm-5:30pm October 23, 2017 - December 11, 2017.  Contact Teresa Catlett at 502-477-8146 for more information.

The Shelby County Health Department is offering these free classes.  Free nicotine patches are included.  Classes are Monday nights 4:00pm-5:30pm January 15, 2018 - March 5, 2018.  Contact Teresa Catlett at 502-477-8146 for more information.

Bingocize classes in Bullitt County

Bingocize combines Bingo with exercise.  Please call 502-955-5355 for more information.

Diabetes Support Group Bullitt County

Please call 502-955-5355 if you want more information.  All meetings are FREE

Community Diabetes Education Program Barren River District Health Department

Please call Holly Haynes at 1-877-641-5822 ext 136 to register for any diabetes event.

Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)

Offered periodically at the Bullitt County Health Department. KEHP covers the cost for employees. The next class begins October 25, 2017 from 5pm - 6pm.  Call 502-955-7837 to register.

My Health Matters

  •       Second Monday 6:00 Weigh-in  Meeting: 6:30- 7:30 PM
  •       North Central District Health Department (Rear Entrance)
  •       1020 Henry Clay Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065

      We will use a variety of ways for engagement: Guest speakers, health education, open discussion, support and more!   Contact Mona Huff for more information 502-845-6849 or 502-706-0098.

Diabetes 101

Living with diabetes is a challenge!  Education is the key to managing this challenge successfully.  This 8-hour (2 hours per week for 4 weeks) series of classes will help you better manage your disease.  We discuss Healthy Coping, Being Active, Healthy Eating (carb counting, label reading), Blood Sugar Monitorinng, Problem-solving (sick days, hypo/hyperglycemic episodes), Reducing Risk and Taking Medicines.  Another series of FREE classes is scheduled to begin October 4, 2017 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm at the Bullitt County Health Dept, 181 Lees Valley Road, Shepherdsville.  Call 502-955-5355 to register.

Stop Smoking classes

The Bullitt County Health Dept is offering Freedom From Smoking classes.  These classes are held at the Bullitt County Health Department in Shepherdsville.  Call 502-955-5355 for more information.

Active Steps for Diabetes

13-week series for persons with diabetes. Sponsored by Bellarmine Univesity PT Program.  Contact Park DuValle Taylorsville at 502-774-4401, ext 1159 for information, as dates and times vary.

Alzheimer's - Dementia e-Learning Workshops

The Alzheimer's Association offers FREE online workshops for caregivers here.

Walk with Ease

Studies show that the Arthritis Foundation's Walk with Ease program can reduce the pain of arthritis and increase balance and confidence.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact Tri-County Community Action Agency or KIPDA for more information: 

  • Oldham County - 502-222-1349
  • Trimble County - 502-255-7514
  • Henry County - 502-845-7808
  • Shelby/Spencer/Bullitt Counties - 502-266-6084

Active Living Every Day

This program helps sedentary people become and stay physically active.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact Tri-County Community Action Agency for more information:

  • Oldham County - 502-222-1349
  • Trimble County - 502-255-7514
  • Henry County - 502-845-7808

DSMP and CDSMP

Participants in these programs are provided information on how to cope with the problems and issues associated with diabetes and other chronic illnesses.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact KIPDA or BRADD for more information.  The Henry County Health Department is holding CDSMP classes beginning November 7, 2017. Call Mona Huff to register: 502-845-6849.

  • Oldham/Trimble/Henry/Shelby/Spencer/Bullitt Counties - 502-266-6084
  • Metcalfe/Hart/Barren Counties - 270-781-2381

National Diabetes Prevention Program

Particpants in this program learn lifestyle changes to lower their chances of developing diabetes.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact KIPDA for more information.

  • Oldham/Trimble/Henry/Shelby/Spencer/Bullitt Counties - 502-266-6084

Matter of Balance

Participants in this program learn to view falls and fear of falling as controllable; set goals to increase activity; change their environment to reduce falls risks; and exercise to increase strength and balance. The workshops are held in eight 2-hour sessions.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact KIPDA for more information.

  • Oldham/Trimble/Henry/Shelby/Spencer/Bullitt Counties - 502-266-6084

FallsTalk/FallScape

FallsTalk/FallScape offers behavioral intervention to reduce repeat falls.  FREE for participants ages 60 and older.  Contact KIPDA for more information.

  • Oldham/Trimble/Henry/Shelby/Spencer/Bullitt Counties - 502-266-6084