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Posted on: December 4, 2023

National Influenza Vaccination Week Dec. 4-8

Health director joanne belanger administers a vaccine to a young girl

National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is an awareness campaign promoted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The annual observance in December reminds everyone 6 months and older that there is still time to protect yourself against...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Health Department Offering Free At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits

Covid 19

The holiday season is a time for gathering with family, friends, and loved ones, but those gatherings can also present a risk for the spread of germs. Flu season is in full swing, and COVID-19 remains a threat to public health. 

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Public Health
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Free Air Quality Index Tool

Photo of smog in downtown Boston

Millions of people live in areas where air pollution can cause serious health problems. Local air quality can affect our daily lives. Like the weather, it can change from day to day. Be sure to check the current air quality before going outside, and take ...

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Check the Air Quality Index for Lexington. Public Health