Public Health


Flu Clinics

Fall 2023 flu and vaccine clinics are being scheduled. The flu clinic page contains the latest schedule and sign-up information.

Dose of Nature Walks Series

As the weather warms, it is time to join us in the beautiful outdoors! Each month we will be giving free guided tours of one of the many gorgeous Conservation lands in town.

Health Department Mission

Under the direction of the Lexington Board of Health, the mission of the Lexington Health Department is to prevent disease and promote wellness in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of its residents, visitors, and workforce.

This charge is carried out by the implementation of:

  • Community health disease prevention and surveillance programs
  • Public health education outreach and empowerment programs
  • Environmental health permit and code enforcement inspection activities
  • Public health emergency planning efforts conducted locally and as a region


All permit applications can be filled out online. We do not accept paper applications. Visit the Public Health Permit Applications page for more information.

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