Kentucky River Health Consortium

The Kentucky River Health Consortium was established in December 2017 and is comprised of a variety of agencies from the Kentucky River Area Development District counties (Breathitt, Knott, Letcher, Leslie, Lee, Owsley, Perry, and Wolfe). Our mission is simply - use our collective expertise and resources to address the health burdens in the our eight-county area. Together, we can move the healthcare needle in a more positive direction for our Kentucky River counties.

The Consortium has representation from:

  • hospitals

  • behavioral health providers

  • federally qualified health care centers

  • clinics

  • managed care organizations

  • health departments

  • diabetes coalitions

  • youth wellness groups

  • cancer networks

  • community health workers

  • disability experts

  • law enforcement

  • university research and academic partners

  • public health

  • health care agencies

  • health coalitions

Interested in learning more?

Contact Melissa Slone at melissa.slone@uky.edu.

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