About the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department

Mission

Helping Lexington be well.

Vision

We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation.

Values

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.

    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.

    LFCHD Board of Health

    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
    Vicki Blevins-Booth
    Lee Dossett, MD
    Bill Elder, PhD
    Chris Ford, Commissioner Social Services
    Michael Friesen
    Jake Gibbs, Council Member
    Jim Gray, Mayor
    Rodney Jackson, DMD
    Mamata Majmundar, MD
    Sherelle Roberts-Pierre
    M. Jason Zimmerman, MD, MSPH

    Board of Health Monthly Meetings 

    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.

     

    Special Notice

    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 Upon initial review, these Regulations have either been replaced by other Regulations, Statutes, Ordinances or Policies, and/or apply to matters that no longer exist.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.

     

  • 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

    2018 Meeting Minutes
    January 8
    February 12
    March 12
    April 9
    May 14
    June 11
    July 9
    August 13

    2017 Meeting Minutes
    January 9
    February 13
    March 13
    April 10
    May 8
    June 12
    July 10
    July 26*
    August 14
    September 11
    October 9
    November 13
    December 11

  • Annual Reports

    Annual Reports

    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.

    2016-2017 Financial Statements:

     

    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.