Public Health

September is National Food Safety Education Month. Find out more about food safety.

Food Safety Education Month 2022

Lexington Health Department is offering a ServSafe class Monday October 3rd, 2022. The class is first served and are non-refundable.  Payment and registration form must be received prior to class participation confirmation. Click here for more information.

** As of August 16, 2022 all Title V Inspection reports require a $30 dollar fee for review. You can upload the report and pay the fee by going to our ViewPoint Cloud application.

Under the direction of the Lexington Board of Health, the mission of the Lexington Office of Public Health is to prevent disease and promote wellness in order to protect and improve the health and quality of life of its residents, visitors and work force.

This charge is carried out by the implementation of:

  • Community health disease prevention and surveillance programs
  • Public health education outreach and empowerment programs
  • Environmental health permit and code enforcement inspection activities
  • Public health emergency planning efforts conducted locally and as a region


All permits applications can be filled out online. We do not accept paper permit applications. Visit the Public Health Permit Applications page for more information.