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Flu cases rise in Lexington, health officials encourage vaccination

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says the city now has 405 confirmed cases, an increase of 59 from last week.

Health officials advise getting flu shot before holidays

Department Commissioner Dr. Angela Dearinger says the holiday season is a peak time for the flu.

Flu activity now widespread in Kentucky

If you haven't gotten a flu shot yet, now is probably the time. The Department for Public Health has upgraded the level of flu activity in the state to widespread.

Poll: Only half of Kentucky adults have gotten a flu shot within the last year

A new "Kentucky Health Issues Poll" shows 54% of Kentucky adults received a flu shot in the last year.

Kentucky’s first flu-related death in Lexington

The Lexington Health Department says a person has died from the flu in Lexington.

Fayette County health department to begin providing flu shots next week

The health department will offer flu shots at its Public Health Clinic starting Monday, October 1.

Flu deaths reported in Lexington and across Kentucky

Three elderly people have died from the flu, according to the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.

Get your flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week

Officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) are encouraging Kentuckians to get a flu vaccination during National Influenza Vaccination Week, running December 3-9.

What’s Going Around – The Flu

It's almost flu season and that means it's time to get your flu shot

UK Health Service offer flu shot clinics to students and campus employees

Fall isn’t the only new season arriving in October, flu season is also here again.

Health Department to hold free flu shot clinic Oct. 20

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will give residents the chance to fight the flu for free.

Health Dept: Flu back in Kentucky

There are now two cases of the flu in Kentucky, according to the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Local Hospitals Take Extra Precautions For Flu Season

UK Hospital and Cardinal Hill are limiting the amount of visitors allowed into their facilities because of the flu.

Local Hospitals Take Extra Precautions For Flu Season

UK Hospital and Cardinal Hill are limiting the amount of visitors allowed into their facilities because of the flu.

CDC: Flu Now ‘Regional’ In Kentucky

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now lists the flu in Kentucky as 'Regional,' which is one level below 'Widespread.'

CDC: Flu Now ‘Regional’ In Kentucky

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now lists the flu in Kentucky as 'Regional,' which is one level below 'Widespread.'

Free Flu Shots Offered In Frankfort Next Week

The "Three For Free" Flu Shot Clinic offers drive through vaccination in exchange for three non-perishable food donations.

Lex Flu Crew Returns This Friday

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will host their Free Flu Friday event this week.

Should Hospital Workers Get Flu Shot?

Hospital workers are surrounded by dozens of cases of people with the flu every day, but some of the hospitals don’t require that their employees get a flu shot.

21 Confirmed Flu Cases In Fayette County

Health officials say in a typical year the flu season's peak comes in early February, but it's here already

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