The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department proudly serves the health needs of residents in the Kentucky counties of Lexington and Fayette. The department holds multiple accreditations including national recognition from the Public Health Accreditation Board. They pride themselves on staying up-to-date on the current health promotion practices, certifications, and regulations. The department believes that a healthy community is a successful community. From vaccinations and emergency kits to family planning and WIC, the Health Department strives to meet the needs of their Kentucky residents. That’s why they offer a variety of health promotion classes to the public. These courses provide education and tips to combat issues like smoking, diabetes, and breastfeeding. The Health Department offers a large assortment of services to the local communities. Their offerings can be categorized into disease control, emergency preparedness, and health promotion. On top of these services, they also provide a variety of permits for local businesses. Required by the government for operation, these licenses cover companies that provide food, septic tank, and tattoo services to the surrounding communities. Permits can be obtained from their Environmental Health office. If you live in either Lexington or Fayette County, check out the full list of services and courses the Health Department provides by visitng their website. There are four locations available, each designed to meet different community needs including the Public Health Clinic, WIC Clinic South, Environmental Health Office, and the Health Department Business Office. Most of their health promotion services and course offerings require an appointment, so call them today to verify availability and the required location at (859) 252-2371.