TEXT SPAM                                         8-11-2022

The Marshall County Health Department (MCHD) has been notified of a potential spam related to text messages supposedly from the MCHD.   MCHD does NOT send text messages to clients regarding appointments or test results.  Should you receive a text supposedly from us, please disregard.  We communicate appointment reminders and test results via phone call, US mail or certified letter.  If you have any questions, please call Public Health Director, Billy Pitts at 270-527-1496.

For more information on Monkeypox, please visit the Kentucky Department for Public Health Monkeypox website or call us at 270-527-1496


267 Slickback Road Benton, KY  42025 270-527-1496

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am to 11:30 am

For an appointment or information, please call 270-527-1496

During business hours, to notify the health department of a notifiable or reportable condition, fax the Kentucky Reportable Disease Form to 270-527-5321.

After hours or on the weekend, to notify the health department of a notifiable or reportable condition, please call 1-888-9REPORT (1-888-973-7678)

If you need to reach the health department after hours or on the weekend for an EMERGENCY ONLY, please call 270-527-1333.

Mission Statement:
To build a healthier community by promoting healthy life styles, and preserving a healthy environment for all residents of Marshall County.

Partnering to achieve a healthier community.

Accountability • Collaboration • Excellence • Integrity • Science