Executive Order

Governor Andy Beshear To Allow Kentuckians With Severe Medical Conditions to Use Medical Cannabis for Treatment. To use medical cannabis, Kentuckians must meet certain specific conditions after January 1, 2023; Second executive order regulates Delta 8 to ensure it is safely sold, purchased.

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Learn More about the new Executive Action relating to Medical Cannabis.


Getting Vaccination Records Has Never Been Easier!

On the KYIR Public Portal, you can access a digital copy of your immunization records.

For more information, visit https://chfs.ky.gov/KDPHMyVaxRecord.

If you are unable to access your immunization records through the KYIR Public Portal, please contact the KYIR Helpdesk at [email protected].


October 2022 - 2 fl. oz. Ready-to-Feed Liquid Product Recall Information

Abbott is initiating a proactive, voluntary recall of certain lots of 2 fl oz/59 ml bottles of ready-to-feed liquid products, including the brands Similac Pro-Total Comfort®, Similac® 360 Total Care®, Similac® 360 Total Care® Sensitive, Similac® Special Care® 24, Similac® Stage 1, Similac® Water (Sterilized), Similac NeoSure®, and Pedialyte® Electrolyte Solution. These products were manufactured at the company’s Columbus, Ohio, manufacturing facility and distributed primarily to hospitals, doctor’s offices, distributors, and some retailers in the US, including Puerto Rico; a limited number of products were sent to Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Panama, and certain countries in the Caribbean.


Kentucky Immunization Registry Public Portal

Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) is excited to announce that you can now access and print immunization records through the new Kentucky Immunization Registry (KYIR) Public Portal. The records can help you learn if you and your family are up to date on vaccinations when compared to routine vaccination schedules as well as be provided to school, work and other entities that request immunization records. You can also access your COVID-19 vaccine information.


Monkeypox Virus Cases and Contacts

Kentucky Department of Public Health Outbreak 2022 Information and Resources

CDC is closely tracking cases of monkeypox that have been recently reported in several countries that don’t normally have monkeypox activity, including the United States.

Need a Vaccine, please click here to find a vaccine.

Click here to view guidance. As of July 12, 2022.

Monkeypox: What Clinicians Need to Know


Eastern Kentucky Flooding Resources

Supplies are being received and delivered daily to the local health departments, hospitals and other medical facilities affected by the recent flooding in eastern Kentucky.

Whether it's volunteering to clean up debris, donating goods and services, or providing shelter, if you are an individual or organization wishing to help in Eastern Kentucky please visit: governor.ky.gov/flood-resources. Learn more about what resources are available to flood victims and how you can help.


Helping Families Find Formula During the Infant Formula Shortage

Last Reviewed May 19, 2022

To address infant formula shortages in the wake of Abbott Nutrition’s voluntary recall of certain powdered infant formulas, the Biden-Harris Administration is working to ensure that infant formula is safe and available for families across the country. Yesterday, President Biden spoke with retailers and manufacturers, including Walmart, Target, Reckitt, and Gerber, to discuss ways to get more formula quickly and safely onto store shelves. Read more