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Lexington-Fayette County Health Dept. offering free flu shots on Thursday

The department’s annual free flu shot event will be held 1-7 p.m. Thursday, at Fayette Mall, near the interior entrance of Dillard’s.

‘Probable’ case of West Nile reported in Lexington

The health department says, as a result, it will begin spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning.

Whooping cough case reported at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School

According to the health department, this is the seventh confirmed case of pertussis in 2019, but it is the first for the 2019-20 school year.

Health department confirms first flu case in Lexington

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has confirmed the city’s first case of the flu for the 2019-20 flu season.

Artist and design selected for health department mural in Lexington

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department selected artist Jeremey Burch to paint his mural design on the department's main building.

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.

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.



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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.

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