The World Equestrian Games are almost here and officials want to make sure those who attend the different events and competitions are in a healthy environment.
Today, the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department met with vendors who are preparing for the thousands expected for the games.
Cheryl Settle says she understands the importance of running a clean concession stand. She and her husband own High Horizon café. They are just one of the venders that will be selling food at the horse park during the World Equestrian Games.
With the number of visitors expected, health officials want to make sure all vendors are meeting food codes. Today, a group toured the park as they gear up for daily inspections during the games. Their main concerns are human disease, human illness and things that can spread person to person. The health department will also be providing education materials for visitors. Officials say all to make sure those who come to enjoy the games, stay safe and healthy..
Health officials say they have been making preparations for the games for the past 3 years.