About the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department

Mission

Helping Lexington be well.

Vision

We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation.

Values

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.

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, 2022-June 30, 2023)

Kacy Allen-Bryant, RN, MSN, MPH (Mayor’s Designee)
Jack Cornett
Lee Dossett, MD
Hartley C. Feld, PhD, MSN, RN, PHCNS-BC
Michael Friesen
Maria de Lourdes Gomez, DrPH, MPH
Linda Gorton, Mayor
Gregory Hood, MD, MACP, FRCP
Majd Jabbour
Rodney Jackson, DMD (Chair)
Leah Mason, JD (Vice-Chair)
Jennifer Reynolds, Councilmember
Elizabeth N. Riley, PhD
Jason Zimmerman, MD, MSPH

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.
  • The Board of Health Finance Committee meets at 4:45 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department main office at 650 Newtown Pike.

Special Finance Committee Meeting Aug. 24

The Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Aug. 24 to open bids received from our RFP for a search firm to hire a new Commissioner of Health. The agenda can be found here: August 24, 2022 Special Finance Committee Meeting Agenda

To join the meeting,

Click: https://lfchd-org.zoom.us/j/86965885004?pwd=SjRlY25qRUxBaDFoL1EyUml3NlBPQT09

or dial: (312) 626-6799

  • Meeting ID: 869 6588 5004
  • Password: 260556

Your call will join the meeting when it starts.

Special Finance Committee Meeting Aug. 25

The Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Aug. 25 to discuss the bids opened Aug. 24. The agenda can be found here: August 25, 2022 Special Finance Committee Meeting Agenda

To join the meeting,

Click: https://lfchd-org.zoom.us/j/87891821761?pwd=VXZ4VmpEOGsrT1Voak1WM0hwbVJvdz09

or dial: (312) 626-6799

  • Meeting ID: 878 9182 1761
  • Password: 245721

Your call will join the meeting when it starts.

 

Resolution Regarding Board of Health Finance Committee Time Change

Board of Health Minutes

Select a link below to view the approved minutes for 2022 Board of Health meetings. Previous Board of Health meeting minutes can be found here: Archived Board of Health Meeting Minutes*denotes a special-called meeting

2022 Meeting Minutes

Annual Reports

Each fiscal year, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department releases a financial statements and an annual report for the previous fiscal year (July 1-June 30). It provides service, program and fiscal highlights for the year. Archived versions can be found at Annual Reports Archive. For Annual Reports not shown below, please contact the Commissioner’s Office at (859) 899-5238 or email LFCHD@lfchd.org.

2020-2021 Financial Statements

 

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.