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Health Education

Amanda Bassingthwaite -Health Education Manager


Amanda Bassingthwaite joined the CCHD team in April of 2013 and serves in the following roles: 

-CCHD Flyers, brochures, handouts                           

-Coordinates interviews with media                                     

-Patient Advocate/link to community resources

-Christian County Connection-Community Asset Resource Guide

-CCHD Annual Report    

-HIPAA Privacy Officer

-CCHD Website                                                

-Facilitates cultural competency and accommodates patients with disabilities-visually impaired, hearing impaired, low-literacy level, etc.

Amanda works with various community organizations such as the Christian County Prevention Coalition, Power Partners, Christian County PIO Coalition, and meets regularly with community representatives to promote health department services. As the CCHD Patient Advocate, Amanda serves as the link to community resources for those residing in Christian County

Education and Certifications:

BA - Early Childhood Development-Elementary Education-Trevecca Nazarene University

Jessica Gapp- Health Educator

Extension: 134

Jessica Gapp joined the CCHD team in September of 2014 and currently serves in the following roles:

-General community health education

Education and Certifications:

BA - English Literature - Eastern Kentucky University

Chastity Thomas- Health Educator 



Chastity joined the CCHD team in June of 2015. She currently serves as a Health Educator and performs many duties including:

-General community health education

Education and Certifications:

BA- History - Murray State University

Kellye Howell - Health Educator


Kellye joined the CCHD team in January 2015 and serves in the following roles:

-General community health Education

Education and Certifications:

BS - Elementary Education - Murray State University 2009

MA - Reading/Writing - Murray State University 2014

Hispanics are about __________ more likely to die from diabetes or liver disease than white (non-Hispanic) individuals. (Click below to see if you have answered correctly.)
30% (5 votes - 21.00%)
40% (8 votes - 33.00%)
50% (7 votes - 29.00%)
60% (4 votes - 17.00%)
Total Votes: 24

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Christian County Health Department
PO BOX 647 / 1700 Canton Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Phone: 270-887-4160
Fax: 270-887-4165
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240 Thompsonville Lane
Oak Grove, KY 42262
Phone: 270-640-6022