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Madison County - Powered by Blue Grass Energy

1201 Lexington Road
Nicholasville, KY 40340
P: +1 888-546-4243

Overview

In our region we have two main hospitals Baptist Health Richmond and Saint Joseph Berea. They offer a variety of services and levels of care to meet the needs of the community. Madison County is among the healthiest counties in Kentucky.

Personal Health & Wellness

Madison County is ranked the 27th healthiest county in Kentucky. Its neighbors rank between 7th and 100th healthiest (http://www.richmondregister.com/news/madison-county-among-healthiest-in-commonwealth/article_cce91102-14d9-11e7-8c16-f37f140dfeb1.html).

Health Insurance

There are multiple health insurance companies which offer plans in the region. Only 9% of the adults in the county are uninsured (http://www.kentuckyhealthfacts.org/data/location/show.aspx?cat=1%2c2%2c3%2c5%2c8%2c11&loc=73).

Key Initiatives

Madison county comprehensive community health improvement plan (MCCHIP) > primary goal: reduce prevalence of overweight and obesity through increased physical activity and improved nutritional intake - examples: one extra day of PE/week and increased nutrition in school breakfast and lunches (public school level), nutrition classes, gym access (community centers), increased focus on wellness, nutrition, and access to gym at EKU (http://www.naccho.org/uploads/downloadable-resources/Programs/Public-Health-Infrastructure/CHIP-Madison.pdf) - Both St. Joseph Berea and Baptist Health Richmond conduct annual community health needs assessments (https://www.kentuckyonehealth.org/documents/Saint%20Joseph%20Berea%20CHNA-Final.pdf; https://www.baptisthealth.com/richmond/Pages/about-baptist-health/news-center/community-health-needs-assessment.aspx)

Lifestyle & Resources

Walking/biking trails, free access to gym for students at EKU, diabetes education classes offered through the Madison county health department (http://www.madisoncountyhealthdept.org/Diabetes.html) and Baptist hospital (https://www.baptisthealth.com/richmond/pages/services/diabetes/health-and-nutrition.aspx). Baptist hospital also offers bariatric resources ( https://www.baptisthealth.com/richmond/Pages/services/bariatric-care/bariatric-resources.aspx). Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc offers a variety of community resources (and information on services) from public transportation, alcohol and drug recovery programs, outreach services, child care centers, and others (https://foothillscap.org/Services/Services.html)

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Data Name Value
Premature Age Adjusted Motality 427
Poor Physical Health Days per Month 4.6
Poor Mental Health Days per Month 4.2
Fair/Poor Health 20%
Smokers 23%
Obesity 32%
Excessive Drinking 16%
Diabetes 11%
Inactivity 28%
Population to Primary Care Physician 1532:1
Data Name Value
Population < Age 65 Insured 92.90%
Population < Age 65 Uninsured 6.50%

Hospitals

Hospital Name Type Owner ER
Baptist Health Richmond Acute Care Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Private Yes
Saint Joseph Berea Critical Access Hospitals Voluntary non-profit - Private Yes
Data Name Value
Drinking Water Violation Yes
Fine Particulate Matter - Average daily PM25 97.0
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