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.
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
Millions of people live in areas where air pollution can cause serious health problems. Local air quality can affect our daily lives. Be sure to check the current air quality before going outside, and take things slowly when the index is high. Read on...