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.

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.

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, 2020-June 30, 2021)

Kacy Allen-Bryant, RN, MSN, MPH,
Jack Cornett
Lee Dossett, MD
Michael Friesen, Chair
Linda Gorton, Mayor
Majd Jabbour
Rodney Jackson, DMD
Lindsey Jasinski, PhD
Mamata Majmundar, MD
Leah Mason, JD
Charnise Moore, DrPH, MPH, CHC, CHRC
Jennifer Reynolds, Councilmember
Jason Zimmerman, MD, MSPH, Vice-Chair
Chris Ford, Commissioner Social Services, is an official representative of the mayor but is a non-voting member.

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. on the third floor of the health department and are open to the public, view our event calendar to find a meeting date.

Per SB 150, the coronavirus relief bill signed by Gov. Andy Beshear on March 30, 2020, public meeting requirements include options for live audio meetings: “Notwithstanding KRS 61.826, a public agency may conduct any meeting, including its regular meeting, by live audio or live video teleconferencing during the period of the state of emergency” (From SB 150). The health department will follow this guidance and will hold meetings via audio teleconference. The dial-in information for the public will be posted here at least 24 hours in advance.

Select a link below to view the approved minutes for previous Board of Health Meetings. For Board of Health meeting minutes linked below, please contact the Commissioner’s Office at (859) 899-5238.

*denotes a special-called meeting

2020 Meeting Minutes
January 13
February 10
March 9

April 13

May 11

June 8

July 13

August 10

September 14

2019 Meeting Minutes
January 14
February 11
March 11
April 8
May 13
June 10
July 8
August 12
September 9
October 14
November 11
December 12

2018 Meeting Minutes
January 8
February 12
March 12
April 9
May 14
June 11
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10

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.

2019-2020 Financial Statements:

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.