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Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations

Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in Maine.

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.

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...

Hepatitis A case reported at recovery center in Lexington

The health department reports a patient at the Hope Center’s Privett Recovery Center tested positive for hepatitis A last week.

Students without hepatitis A vaccination stay home in Anderson County

Nearly 100 students stayed home in Anderson County because they were not immunized against hepatitis A, as required by the district.
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FCPS students need additional vaccinations for 2018-19

Students attending Fayette County Public Schools will need Hepatitis A and Meningitis B vaccinations for the 2018-19 school year.

Rabies shots available in May for a lower cost in Fayette Co.

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic will be held on May 4th from 6-9 p.m. at Valley Park located off of Cambridge Drive, according to officials.
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Flu Deaths Prompt Health Dept. to Renew Push for Vaccinations

Two recent flu-related deaths have the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department encouraging all in the region to get a seasonal flu shot. Fayette County has 13 confirmed cases of the flu, with the peak season still on the way.

Anderson Co. Health Dept.: Flu vaccines still available

With 20 confirmed cases of flu at the Anderson Co. Health Department in the month of March, public health director Tim Wright is urging people to do three things: get vaccinated, wash your hands, and stay away from people who are sick.

Researchers use altered herpes virus to fight skin cancer

Researchers are using a modified version of the herpes virus to fight the deadliest form of skin cancer, which strikes about 70,000 Americans a year.

Paul: I did not say vaccinations cause mental disorders

Republican Sen. Rand Paul now says he thinks vaccinations are safe.
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Lexington Health Department Offering Free Flu Shots

Information from the Lexington Flu Crew

Lexingtonians Vaccinated; Franklin County Next To Hold Flu Clinic

Lexington enjoyed its 'Free Flu Friday'. The annual event allows residents to get free flu shots.
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Health Department Offers $3 Rabies Shots For Pets

Owners can get shots for their dogs or cats for $3 from 6:00pm-9:00pm May 9th at the Third Street Fire Station, 219 E. Third St.

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