About the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
Helping Lexington be well.
We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation.
WE COMMIT TO …
CARING by being thoughtful and considerate in all our interactions.
ACCOUNTABILITY in bringing high quality to our work.
RESPECT for all clients and for each other.
EQUITY in opportunity and access.
SERVICE that exceeds expectations.
Board of Health Meeting Minutes
Board of Health Meeting Minutes
Select a link below to view the approved minutes for previous Board of Health Meetings.
For Board of Health minutes prior to 2016 (or for minutes that are not yet available online), please contact the Commissioner’s Office at (859) 288-2486.
*denotes a special-called meeting
Each fiscal year, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department releases an annual report for the previous fiscal year (July 1-June 30). It provides service, program, and fiscal highlights for the year. Reports that are not listed below may be requested by calling us at (859) 252-2371.
Past annual reports:
Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, in partnership with the Lexington Community Health Improvement Partnership (LEX-CHIP), is proud to share this Community Health Assessment and Improvement Plan. The document take a look at current health trends through multiple sets of lenses. It uses the information to inform decision-making for community engagement and partnerships to improve the overall health of the community.
LFCHD Organizational Chart
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is overseen by the Commissioner of Health, who reports to the Board of Health. You can view the organizational chart here: LFCHD org chart.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Board of Health determines the long-range planning and sets goals for the future direction of the health department. The board ensures that policies and goals are carried out by LFCHD staff.
Current Members (July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019)
Kacy Allen-Bryant, RN, MSN, MPH, Chair
Lee Dossett, MD
Bill Elder, PhD
Chris Ford, Commissioner Social Services
Jake Gibbs, Council Member
Jim Gray, Mayor
Rodney Jackson, DMD
Mamata Majmundar, MD
M. Jason Zimmerman, MD, MSPH
The Board of Health meets on the second Monday of each month at the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department main office at 650 Newtown Pike. Meetings begin at 5:45 p.m. in the Dr. Rice C. Leach Community Room and are open to the public. View our event calendar to find a meeting date.
This is to advise that the Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health will consider for repeal the following Board of Health Regulations at their September 10th meeting to be held at 650 Newtown Pike in the Rice C. Leach Community Room at 5:45 pm: BOH Regulations 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, and 30. Upon initial review, these Regulations have either been replaced by other Regulations, Statutes, Ordinances or Policies, and/or apply to matters that no longer exist. These Regulations are available for public inspection at 650 Newtown Pike prior to September 10th. Please contact 859-899-4229 to schedule an appointment to view these regulations. Public comment will be heard and considered at the September 10th Lexington-Fayette County Board of Health meeting at 5:45 pm.