Public Health

Latest Events

Vaccination Clinics

The Health Department recently hosted a series of targeted and community-wide vaccination clinics, offering this year's flu shot and the latest Covid-19 vaccine. Stay tuned for dates and times of future events put on by the Health Department. 

Health director joanne belanger administers a vaccine to a young girl

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.