Above all, we are committed to caring for and improving human life. In recognition of this commitment, we will strive to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare in the community we serve and work to protect the health of the public.
In pursuing our mission, we believe the following value statements are essential and timeless:
We recognize and affirm each individual's unique and intrinsic worth
We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
We strive to act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness in the way we conduct our business
We trust our co-workers as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity
In addition, our agency will establish a culture that promotes preventing, detecting, and resolving conduct that does not conform to federal and state law; federal, state, and private payer health care program requirements; and our own business policy.
Gail Timperio, Whitley County Health Department Director
Vickie Lawson, Human Resource Manager
Cynthia Rice, Adminstrative Support Manager
Learn about kynect
Starting October 1st, kynect will allow you to compare and select insurance plans and find out if you quality for programs like Medicaid or the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program.
When using kynect, you may receive payment assistance, special discounts or tax credits to help cover the costs of coverage for you, your family or your employees. knect will allow you to compare and select insurance plans and find out if you qualify for Medicaid or the Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program. Learn more about kynect. To print a fact sheet click:kynect Fact Sheet.pdf or review a list of frequently asked questions, click: FAQs.pdf.
Notice of Privacy Practices for Whitley County Health Department, both in Corbin and Williamsburg offices as well as the Whitley County Home Health Agency, which is also a program of the health department.
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Click on the PDF file on the left to read this privacy practices guidelines.
If you have more questions or need additional information contact:
Cindy Rice, Privacy Official, Whitley County Health Department,