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Rabid bat found in Lexington neighborhood

The health department says the bat was discovered in the Winding Dr./Willowood Road area.

UPDATE: Mosquito spraying postponed to July 11 in Lexington

The department planned to spray early Wednesday morning but said they had to postpone due to equipment issues.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic at Douglass Park in Lexington May 9

An annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic is scheduled for Thursday, May 9, at Douglass Park in Lexington.

LFCHD to monitor travelers from Ebola-affected areas

Health officials say travelers agree to be monitored for the required 21-day period after leaving the outbreak area.

Lexington restaurant worker diagnosed with hepatitis A

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department confirms a food-handler at Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken located at 321 E Vine Street was diagnosed with hepatitis A.
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Another whooping cough case reported at Lexington school

The Lexington Fayette-County Health Department says the latest confirmed case is at Bryan Station High School.

Second flu death reported in Lexington

The health department says the person who died was in their 60s and had underlying health issues.

Confirmed case of whooping cough at Tates Creek High School

A confirmed case of pertussis, or whooping cough, reported at Tates Creek High School.

Lexington hotel employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

The health department says an employee in the kitchen of the Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A.

Kentucky jail official: 9 inmates diagnosed with hepatitis A

Officials say several jail inmates have been diagnosed with hepatitis A in a Kentucky county where cases of the contagious liver disease have increased in recent months.

Hepatitis A reported at restaurants in Lexington, Winchester

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says customers who ate at the restaurants in November may have been exposed to hepatitis A because of an infected food handler.

13 cases of hepatitis A in Lexington last month

The health department says that brings the total number of cases in the city to 35 overall.



Officials: Lexington had 13 cases of hepatitis A in September

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington-Fayette County Health Department officials say in September, Lexington had 13 confirmed cases in the statewide outbreak. They say this is...

Kentucky nurses return home from hurricane relief work

Kentucky public health officials say the team consisted of nine registered nurses and two administrative staff members.
Late summer and fall are prime times for disease-carrying mosquitoes, so Purdue University experts recommend people take precaut

Lexington has its first human case of West Nile this year

The health department says it will be spraying for mosquitoes after confirming the first human case of West Nile virus.
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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.

Health department spraying for mosquitoes after positive West Nile Virus test

A pool of mosquitoes collected August 29 from a trapping station located in the 40509 ZIP code tested positive for the virus.

Lexington health department recommending Hep A vaccine for all residents

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is recommending all residents get the hepatitis A vaccination as the number of cases in the region and throughout the state continues to climb.
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Lexington-Fayette County Health Department celebrates 3 years of needle-exchange program

It has been three years since the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has opened their needle-exchange program.

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