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.
LFCHD Organizational Chart
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is overseen by the Commissioner of Health. Who reports to the Board of Health? View the organizational 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, 2019-June 30, 2020)
Kacy Allen-Bryant, RN, MSN, MPH, Chair
Lee Dossett, MD
Michael Friesen, Vice Chair
Linda Gorton, Mayor
Rodney Jackson, DMD
Lindsey Jasinski, PhD
Mamata Majmundar, MD
Leah Mason, JD
Jennifer Reynolds, Councilmember
Jason Zimmerman, MD, MSPH
Chris Ford, Commissioner Social Services, is an official representative of the mayor but is a non-voting member.
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
Select a link below to view the approved minutes for previous Board of Health Meetings. ForBoard of Health meeting minutes linked below, please contact the Commissioner’s Office at (859) 899-5238.
*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.
- Statement of Net Position
- Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Change in Net Position
- 2017-2018 Annual Report
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.