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Denise Anthony, of Crossroads Pregnancy Resource Center, reviews data provided to her at a recent community health assessment meeting. Anthony was one of nearly 50 community members who attended the session administered by the Oldham County Health Department.
Working together to create a healthier Oldham County



In a recent survey of Oldham County residents, nearly 60 percent of respondents identified alcohol and drug use as the problem that has the greatest impact on the overall health of the community. Alcohol and drug use was also identified as the top safety concern by 72 percent of those surveyed.

Following closely as a health concern was obesity, with 41 percent, and unsafe driving, vehicle crashes resulting in injury or death and unsafe roads and sidewalks.


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