fayette county health department Outgoing Commissioner: Public Health Must "Step Up" To New Challenges By Josh James • Nov 23, 2015 lexingtonhealthdepartment.org Fayette County’s top health chief is hanging up his hat. Dr. Rice Leach recently announced he’s stepping down as soon as officials locate a replacement. Health Department To Offer Drive-Thru Flu Shots By WUKY Staff • Sep 17, 2014 The Fayette County Health Department will make getting a flu shot as easy as rolling down your window and rolling up your sleeve. Flu Cases In Fayette County Way Down Compared To Last Year By Alan Lytle • Mar 14, 2014 A spokesman with the Fayette County Health Department says flu cases are way down from this same time last year. Severe Weather Highlights Health Department's Emergency Drill By Brenna Angel • Jan 30, 2013 LEXINGTON, Ky. - A planned emergency preparedness drill took on a heightened significance for the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department Wednesday after heavy thunderstorms and strong winds rolled across the state. Kroger Implements Action Plan After Customers Complain of Flies By Brenna Angel • Sep 18, 2012 LEXINGTON, Ky. - An outbreak of flies at a Lexington grocery store has led to the creation of a small watch group pushing for improvements.