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Joshua Horton

Public Health Director, Grayson County Health Department


About the Director

Joshua Horton is the current Public Health Director of Grayson County Health Department. Joshua joined the department in December 2019; prior to working at GCHD, he worked as the Safety, Compliance, and Emergency Management Coordinator of Breckinridge Health, Inc. 

Joshua is a 2010 graduate of Elizabethtown Community College, a 2012 graduate of Western Kentucky University, a 2014 graduate of Western Governors University, and a 2017 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Joshua has a total of ten years of leadership experience. 

In his free time, Joshua enjoys helping others. He recently launched a non-profit organization and is a certified happiness coach. In the past, Joshua also enjoyed working for VIPKID--an online learning platform for Chinese students that take English lessons from English teachers around the world.

Joshua is on the board of directors of the Grayson County Chamber and of the Kentucky Public Health Association. He also serves on the advisory committee for the Breckinridge/Grayson Head Start Programs.


Joshua is a Kentucky Colonel, a recipient of the 2021 Legendary Partner Award from the Children's Advocacy Centers of Kentucky, and Grayson County's 2020 Person of the Year. 


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