LFCHD confirms first influenza case in Lexington – Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-12-01 10:45:10 –

Lexington, Kentucky (LEX 18) — The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced that the city has reported cases confirmed by the first three tests.

LFCHD encourages residents to remember that many providers use rapid testing. Rapid testing does not need to be reported to the state or community health department. The health department recognizes that people in the community are positive for influenza in the provider’s office through rapid testing.

The flu will continue to spread throughout the winter.

You can get a free flu shot with same-day bookings every Monday, Wednesday, or Friday by calling 859-288-2483 at LFCHD’s Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike.

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