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Survey: Not everyone would get a COVID-19 vaccine

National survey shows public still has questions

Kentucky’s first flu-related death in Lexington

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

Confirmed case of Hepatitis A at Anderson County High School

Anderson County High School confirms that a student has been infected with Hepatitis A.

Clark County shelter now requiring Hepatitis A vaccines

Another homeless shelter in central Kentucky will soon require its residents to be vaccinated for Hepatitis A.

Cynthiana requires new Hep A vaccination for students

Beginning in the school year 2018-2019, all students will need to show proof of having received two doses of the Hepatitis A vaccine.

New Immunization Regulation in Effect for the 2017-18 School Year

The new immunization regulation requires all children attending child day care centers, certified family childcare homes and other licensed facilities that care for children, preschool programs, and public and private primary and secondary schools to have a current immunization certificate on file.

New Whooping Cough Cases in Lexington

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is alerting parents to new confirmed cases of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the city.

Lexington health department giving flu shots

The Lexington Fayette County Health Department started administering flu vaccinations at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday at its Newtown Pike location

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.

Doctor On Call – Dr. Ryan Stanton – Shingles Vaccine 9-16

In this week's "Doctor On Call," physician Ryan Stanton answers a viewer's question about the shingles vaccine, and who should get one.

Experimental Zika vaccine to begin human testing

An experimental vaccine for the Zika virus is due to begin human testing in coming weeks, after getting the green light from U.S. health officials.

Health department to hold annual rabies clinic May 5

An upcoming clinic will give Lexington pet owners a shot at a low-cost rabies shot.

Flu remains widespread in Kentucky

Kentucky health officials say that the flu is continuing to rage across the state and is expected to continue to be a problem well into next month.

College students advised to make sure mumps vaccine current

Kentucky health officials are urging parents of college students to make sure their children are up-to-date on their mumps vaccination.

Mumps vaccination clinic to be held on UK campus

University Health Service (UHS) will offer a special mumps (MMR) vaccination clinic for University of Kentucky students from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24 in the UHS first floor lobby. Flu shots also will be available. It will be a walk-in clinic with no appointment needed.

Kentucky officials urge residents to get flu vaccine

State health officials are urging residents in Kentucky to get the flu vaccine now if they haven't already had it.

Lexington health department offering free flu shots

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department will be giving out free flu shots on Thursday, October 22.

State officials unveil campaign to encourage HPV vaccination

State officials have unveiled a new campaign to encourage parents to have their children vaccinated against human papilloma virus which can cause cancer.

Gov. Bobby Jindal: ‘I have no reservations’ about vaccines

Gov. Bobby Jindal has waded into the vaccine debate, urging parents to get their children vaccinated and saying he wouldn't send his children to a school that allowed vaccinations to be optional.

Kentucky Flu Levels Now Widespread

The Kentucky Department for Public Health reported this week that flu activity has increased from regional to widespread -- the highest level to be issued.

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Lexington COVID-19 testing sites this week

Sites listed by Lexington-Fayette County Division of Emergency Management

John Hume, who worked to end N. Ireland violence, dies at 83

Former lawmaker had dementia, suffered ill health for a number of years

USDA issues recall for frozen taquitos, chimichangas

Concerns that product may be contaminated with plastic