Refugee Health In Kentucky

Refugee Health In Kentucky

Every year, approximately 2500 refugees enter Kentucky. As part of this national resettlement program, refugees arriving in the United States are eligible to receive a domestic Refugee Health Assessment (RHA). While no national requirements exist for the RHA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) provide guidelines for data elements that can be collected. This surveillance and epidemiology reports, entitled State of Refugee Health in Kentucky, are composed using data captured in the Newly Arriving Refugee Surveillance System (NARSS).


Surveillance and Epidemiology Reports