Marshall County Health Department Nutrition Services
The Marshall County Health Department’s (MCHD) Nutrition Services Branch is committed to providing services that benefit the health of our community. Our staff of Registered Dieticians (RDs) provides a wide array of clinical and COMMUNITY NUTRITION services. In addition to being registered and licensed to practice in the state of Kentucky, our staff currently holds additional certifications and training in the following areas
- Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC)
- Certificate of training in child/adolescent weight management
- Licensed Diabetes Educator (LDE)
The Nutrition Services Branch of the Marshall County Health Department participates in a wide variety of community events to promote and teach health and wellness. These events include speaking at schools, universities, businesses, and groups. We precept for dietetic interns from Murray State University, University of Kentucky, and other universities throughout the country. Additionally, we participate in health fairs throughout the community, provide menu reviews for the Marshall County Detention Center, and provide assistance with WORKSITE WELLNESS programs for employers. Aside from promoting health via nutrition, we also help to coordinate and promote various COMMUNITY FITNESS EVENTS in the Marshall County Community and oversee the TEAM ULTRA after-school program. If you are interested in our staff providing educational sessions/seminars, preceptorship opportunities for your university’s internship, assistance with your WORKSITE WELLNESS program, and/or guest speak at your facility and/or event, call us at 270.252.2704.
In addition to promoting/encouraging wellness initiatives for MCPHD staff, the Nutrition Services team at the MCPHD provides/coordinates services with other branches of our department to help employers meet the needs of their worksite wellness initiatives. These services include biometrics (blood work, height, weight, and blood pressure), educational seminars on a variety of health topics, health risk assessment (HRA) distribution/reporting, and/or wellness coaching with a Registered Dietician (RD) on-site. Availability, cost, and scheduling varies depending upon your facility’s needs. If interested, please contact us at 270.252.2704 for more information.
Marshall County Moves Facebook Page
In July of 2020, the Marshall County Health Coalition Obesity Workgroup established the MC Moves Facebook page in an effort to promote physical activity in Marshall County. A spot whereby any/all can go to be informed of opportunities in the Marshall County community to engage in physical activity as well as receive valuable information related to nutritional health and well-being.