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LFCHD gives 185 free flu shots

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department provided 185 free flu shots Tuesday evening at its special one-night-only clinic for the community. Flu shots continue to be provided, for a fee, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday in the Public Health Clinic.

The event received news coverage from WKYT, WLEX and WTVQ.

More pics from annual free flu shot clinic!

We gave a total of 1,125 free flu shots Oct. 20 at our annual free flu shot clinics!

Yesterday, you saw pictures from the Southland location. Some pictures from the Consolidated Baptist site are below.

Take a look at the annual free flu shot event

Photographer Matt Goins provided several excellent images from this year’s free flu shot event, held Oct. 20 at Southland Christian Church and Consolidated Baptist Church. Be sure to click on an image to see a larger version!

*All photographs are taken from the Southland location.

Images from annual free flu shot event

Photographer Matt Goins provided several excellent images from this year’s free flu shot event, held Oct. 22 at Consolidated Baptist Church. Be sure to click on an image to see a larger version!

St. Luke gives nurses thanks

St. Luke United Methodist Church recently sent the following letter of thanks to Carla Basanta to thank the health department for its efforts in a Health Expo the church held:

Dear Carla,
Please convey to your team our gratitude for your participation in our recent Health Expo. Certainly the “flu shot” station was a big success with those in attendance. I’ve heard from many that “those nurses gave the best shots ever!”

Hopefully this community project will help keep our church members protected this fall/winter.

All on your team are so helpful, cheerful, informative and positive. We at St. Luke certainly appreciate you and thank you for making our Health Expo a success.

LFCHD gives 1,498 free shots at special one-day clinic

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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.
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#FreeFluDriveThru ready to roll through on Oct. 9


This year, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has plans to help fight flu in the community and test its emergency preparedness by offering free flu shots via #FreeFluDriveThru, to be held Oct. 9 at Imani Family Life Center.

Help us get the word out about this event! How? It’s easy! Request copies of the above flier from Greg Hiles or Kevin Hall via email (it’s available in 11×17, 8.5×11 and as half-pagers, in both English and Spanish — in your request, please indicate how many copies you would like). You can distribute these promotions at upcoming events, health fairs, or with your local neighborhood association, apartment complex, church or stores.

You can even help spread the word online! Keep an eye on the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s Facebook and Twitter pages and share our messages as they appear, or click on the images below to enlarge the pics and save them for use on your own social media pages.

www.LexFluCrew.com will provide updates on #FreeFluDriveThru and all-things flu throughout the season. In fact, individuals can also save time at this year’s flu shot event by printing off an advanced registration/vaccination form from the Flu Crew site, filling it out completely and bringing it to the event.

Lex Flu Crew provides 1,921 shots on Free Flu Friday

Almost 2,000 people will be fighting the flu this fall and winter thanks to free shots from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department.

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LFCHD employees gave 1,921 free flu shots Oct. 11 as part of its annual Free Flu Friday event, which provides the community with vaccinations while allowing the department to test its emergency preparedness. This year’s Free Flu Friday was held at Imani Family Life Center.

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#FreeFluFriday returns October 11


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department and its Lex Flu Crew will host Free Flu Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Imani Family Life Center, 1555 Georgetown Road. This special one-day clinic is designed to give up to 2,000 free flu shots to residents and help the health department test its emergency preparedness.

Help us spread the word about this event! Find the LFCHD on Facebook and Twitter and share our messages. Request print copies of the flyer on this page (also available en Espanol) by contacting Greg Hiles (try posting some flyers at apartment or community bulletin boards, take to your church or share with your neighborhood association).

To help speed the time in line – generally no longer than 20-30 minutes – advance registration forms can be printed ahead of time at www.LexFluCrew.com. Visit the site for details, and for updates on all-things flu throughout the season.

The health department will also use Free Flu Friday to collect non-perishable food items for God’s Pantry Food Bank. Those details can also be found at www.LexFluCrew.com.

For community members not able to get their flu shots on Oct. 11, the health department offers flu shots 1-4 p.m. every Monday-Thursday at its Public Health Clinic North at 805A Newtown Circle. No appointment is necessary, and the cost for a flu shot is $25. Medicaid/Medicare, cash, checks, credit cards and some insurances are accepted.

LFCHD gives 1,669 shots at Free Flu Friday

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LFCHD employees gave 1,669 free flu shots Oct. 12 as part of its annual Free Flu Friday event, which provides the community with vaccinations while allowing the department to test its emergency preparedness. This year’s Free Flu Friday was held at Imani Family Life Center.
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