Lexington Fayette County Health Department Fayette County Health Commissioner Rice Leach Dies By WUKY Staff & Fayette County Health Department • Apr 1, 2016 Lexington Fayette County Health Department A decorated "Public Health Hero", Dr. Rice Leach has died after a battle with cancer. The long-time Fayette County Health Commissioner was 75. Health Dept. Offering Free Remote HIV Testing For World AIDS Day By Alan Lytle • Dec 1, 2014 The Lexington Fayette County Health Department will once again observe World AIDS Day by providing free HIV Testing at various spots across the city. Fayette Health Dept. Consolidating Public Health Services Under One Roof By Josh James • Nov 17, 2014 The next time you make a trip the Fayette County Health Department, the task of locating the various public health services will likely be a lot easier. Fayette Health Department Among The First To Qualify For New Accreditation By Josh James • Aug 11, 2014 The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department recently gained a new level of national accreditation.