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Kentucky EPHT Contents and Usage

Content & Usage

EnviroHealthLink (EHL) monitors environmental hazards, possible exposures to those hazards, and the resulting health effects. Collecting these data over time allows us to see trends and patterns as well as changes in those trends and patterns. This information allows local health departments and individuals to make informed decisions on how to protect and promote health within their communities.


Use the Content Tabs located at the top of the page to find out more information about the topic areas health, environment, and community. Once you've selected a topic area, the lower navigation bar will display subtopic categories. Select these subtopics to explore further. If you would like to navigate directly to exploring data, select Data Portal from the top navigation bar. If you are not sure where to start simply use the "Search" feature located toward the top of the page. For other questions, please visit the Resources Page.
  • The EHL Dataset Query System allows you to query public health data directly. Once you select a dataset and measure, you can specify data filtering criteria and data groupings to produce data tables, graphs and maps.
  • Use the Glossary and Index to find specific information.

Content Tabs (located at top of page)

  • About contains general information about this EHL website.
  • Health contains health related environmental topics.
  • Environment contains environment topics.
  • Community contains community topics.
  • Data Portal contains access to reports and queryable datasets.

The Kentucky EPHT site contains the following types of data:

  • Interactive Maps
    The custom map applications cover several topics. Each map is slightly different and has unique features that allow you to explore the topic in an interactive way.
  • Dataset Queries
    Query datasets allow you to build a custom query based on a variety of datasets. Click on the "Data Portal" tab at the top of this page and click on "Datasets Index." After choosing your desired index and statistical measure, build your custom query and click "Submit" to view the results.

Content updated: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:30:42 EDT