Pennyrile District Health Department

Pennyrile District Health Department oversees the operation of clinics in Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, Lyon and Trigg counties in rural southwestern Kentucky, offering affordable health care to its 53,000+ residents.

The goal of the Pennyrile District Health Department is to serve the citizens of our five counties by promoting good health practices, preventing diseases, and protecting their health and welfare. To obtain our goal we offer a variety of services to the counties.  Explore our website to find out what all your local health department can do for you.


Our district office is located at 208 Outlet Avenue, Eddyville, KY 42038


Vision Statement- "Getting the Public Into Public Health"


Mission Statement- "Pennyrile District Health Department is dedicated to protecting the environment, providing preventive health services, and educating our communities to promote healthier lifestyles. "


Values- "PDHD- Prepared, Dedicated, Healthy, and Driven"


Public Health Director - Charles L. Hiter


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Pennyrile District Health Department along with Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, and Lyon Special Taxing District Financial Statements will be available online through Dept. of Local Government website.





Pennyrile District Health Department-

Services of the Pennyrile District Health Department are available to all qualified persons regardless of race, creed, color, sex, country of origin, or disability.