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LFCHD makes changes to in-person services

Posted at 8:44 AM, Mar 26, 2020

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced changes to clinic services as they battle against COVID-19.

· WIC visits will no longer be in-person and will now be held over the phone. Please call 859-288-2483 with any questions or for more information. If you have an existing WIC appointment, you DO NOT need to call to reschedule; someone on our staff will call you. We will continue to accept new WIC clients during this time. To learn more about WIC, visit

· Public Health Clinic services will be limited and available only as same-day appointments – you must call ahead of time as walk-ins will not be accepted. Please call 859-288-2483 to make an appointment. Note: this will not affect our needle-exchange program or harm reduction services at this time.

· In-person food handler certifications are suspended until further notice. The certification is still available online at [].

· Vital Statistics (birth and death records) will be closed to walk-in visitors. If you need assistance with these records, please call 859-899-2226.