The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department took part in a regional tabletop exercise on Oct. 23 as part of continuing preparations for any potential Ebola cases.
To date, there have been no cases in Kentucky.
LFCHD employees who took part in planning the exercise and/or working the event were:
Dr. Rice Leach
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The Community Health Equity and Education (CHEE) team moved to the fourth floor of 650 Newtown Pike over the weekend. They now share space with School Health and HANDS, who welcomed them with a special breakfast.
The following is the list of names of CHEE staff, all of whom are keeping their existing telephone extensions. Internal mail should now be sent to them on the fourth floor:
Vital Stats now on second floor of 650
The Vital Stats office is now up and running on the second floor of 650. Betty Jones and Sandra Lilly successfully made the move and are still using their existing telephone extensions.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department helped almost 1,500 people stay protected from the flu this fall and winter following a special one-day clinic to provide free flu shots.
The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department hosted more than 40 people representing about a dozen agencies Monday, Oct. 6, to discuss preparedness plans in the event of an Ebola case in Lexington. There are no cases of Ebola in Lexington and just one confirmed case in the United States, but health officials met to make sure the existing communicable disease response plans covered any Ebola situations.
For more on the meeting, check out the various media coverage: