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.


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

    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, 2017-June 30, 2018)

    Kacy Allen-Bryant, RN, MSN, MPH, Chair
    Jason Lee, Vice Chair
    Paula Anderson
    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.

  • 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

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

    2016 Meeting Minutes
    January 11
    February 8
    March 14
    April 11
    April 20*
    May 9
    July 11
    August 8
    September 12
    October 10
    November 14
    December 12

  • 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.