LFCHD announces Lexington’s first lab-confirmed flu cases
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has announced the city’s first cases of flu.
The health department says the flu is spreading in Lexington and they are reporting the first three lab-confirmed cases.
Health experts have been concerned that a “twindemic” may be headed this way. A “twindemic” is when the flu and COVID-19 cases simultaneously rise and overwhelm hospitals. Some health professionals say it may be possible this year.
Flu season happens in the fall and winter.
You can get a free flu shot, by appointment, every Monday, Wednesday or Friday at LFCHD’s Public Health Clinic at 650 Newtown Pike by calling 859-288-2483.
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