Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content

Welcome to Kentucky's Environmental Health Tracking Website

NEPHTN logo; click image to visit the NEPHTN homepage at
The Environmental Public Health Tracking (EPHT) Program at the Kentucky Department for Public Health provides information and data about how the environment affects human health. Use this website to answer questions about air quality, drinking water, cancer, and a wide variety of other topics.

At this website you may:

  • Explore health and environmental data by topic, county, and year.
  • Generate custom tables, charts, and maps.
  • View reports for certain environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects in Kentucky.
  • View trends in data over time.
  • Find links to national and Kentucky-specific resources on health and environmental topics.
See the Contents and Usage page for more information.

About Kentucky Environmental Public Health Tracking

The Kentucky Environmental Public Health Tracking Program provides a public web-based application for health and environmental data dissemination. Kentucky is part of the National Tracking Network, created in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide data about environmental hazards, exposures and health effects. Please see the What is Environmental Public Health Tracking? page for more information.

Children's Environmental Health Summit

The Kentucky Department for Public Health, in collaboration with the Kentucky Population Health Institute, will host the 6th annual Children's Environmental Health Summit on National Children's Environmental Health Day, October 14th, 2021. The summit is funded by the Environmental Public Health Tracking Program. For more information on the summit, and updates on future events click here.

Getting Started

The tabbed navigation menu located toward the top of this page is organized by the types of content available on this site. Use that navigation menu or the Search bar to find what you are looking for. See the Contents and Usage page for additional explanations about the information available on this site.

Questions, Concerns, and Feedback

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions. Your feedback is very valuable to us; it will help us provide a site that meets your data needs.

Content updated: Tue, 24 Aug 2021 16:41:35 EDT