City updates

2021

March 19 Mayor's Community Testing Site reopens

Feb. 25 Come on, Lexington, Lex Do This!

Feb. 23 Mayor requests additional tax relief for local businesses (PPP deductibility was approved via Resolution 103-2021)

Feb. 17 City gets additional funds to provide rent, utility relief

Feb. 12 Lex Do This!

Jan. 27 COVID-19 testing remains at Red Mile; vaccinations continue

Jan. 18 Nourish Lexington feeding our community

Jan. 15 Local vaccine information now online

Jan. 13 Mayor says over 20,000 in Lexington have received vaccines

Jan. 8 COVID-19 testing available across Lexington

Jan. 6 Mayor organizes Vaccine Task Force

2020

Dec. 31 COVID-19 testing moves into new year

Dec. 21 COVID-19 testing continues through the holidays

Dec. 14 Ballard-Griffith and Consolidated Baptist host COVID-19 testing

Dec. 9 COVID-19 testing returns to Consolidated Baptist

Dec. 1 COVID-19 mobile testing moves to neighborhood near Southland Park

Nov. 24 COVID-19 testing holiday schedule

Nov. 24 New map fights food insecurity in Lexington

Nov. 18 Gov. Beshear: Surge Testing to begin at Keeneland as cases rise sharply

Nov. 10 Mayor waives local liquor license renewal fees

Nov. 9 COVID-19 testing available at Red Mile

Nov. 2 Testing continues; expands to Centro de San Juan Diego

Oct. 26 COVID-19 testing available at Tates Creek Golf Course

Oct. 19 Mobile COVID-19 testing available on Bracktown Road

Oct. 9 COVID-19 mobile testing moves to New Circle Road

Oct. 2 City announces guidance for Halloween activities

Oct. 1 City, University of Kentucky respond to off-campus activity

Sept. 30 Shiloh Baptist continues as COVID-19 testing site

Sept. 25 Mobile Testing Program returns to Shiloh Baptist

Sept. 22 COVID-19 testing returns to Cardinal Valley; free flu shots

Sept. 17 Fayette will have six in-person voting locations

Sept. 15 Keep protecting our community from COVID-19

Sept. 9 COVID-19 testing continues throughout Lexington

Sept. 1 Come on, Lexington ... get that COVID-19 test!

Aug. 18 COVID-19 testing available across City, UK

Aug. 13 Mayor proposes funds to help households

Aug. 12 COVID-19 testing available at new, and familiar locations

Aug. 4 Lexington expands COVID-19 testing

July 27 Mobile Neighborhood Testing Program moves to Consolidated Baptist

July 20 Mobile Neighborhood Testing Program returning to Cardinal Valley

July 14 Mobile Neighborhood Testing Program at Shiloh for second week

July 9 Mobile neighborhood testing program moves to East End

June 30 Summer's about to be more fun

June 30 Electronics Recycling center to reopen July 6

June 26 City announces July changes for Parks & Recreation

June 23 Free COVID-19 testing comes to Cardinal Valley

June 19 Lexington Parking Authority donates meter revenue

June 10 Even in a global pandemic, there will be fireworks

June 9 Request an absentee ballot and vote

June 5 City announces changes for parks and recreation

June 3 Voting changes in 2020

May 27 Weekly yard waste collections to resume

May 26 Mayor sets priorities for federal relief funds

May 22 June Update: Lexington Parks programs, facilities

May 18 Mayor sends economic recovery plan to Governor

May 15 Mayor plans ways to help restaurants as they reopen

May 15 Mayor's Fund for the Greater Good seeks help for most vulnerable

May 11 Lexington Parking Authority to donate meter revenue

May 8 Social Services cancels summer programs for seniors and teens due to COVID-19

May 8 Many parks facilities reopen next week

May 1 Residential, business curbside recycling will restart Monday

April 30 Lexington will not open pools this summer

April 30 Lexington's natural areas reopening

April 29 City to offer special yard waste collection in May

April 23 Two drive-up testing facilities opening; help move Lexington closer to ending restrictions

April 22 Ribbon campaign to support Kentucky nurses,  healthcare's frontline workers launches in Lexington

April 21 Summer camp registration is postponed

April 18 Parks cancels May events, reopens golf courses

April 8 Recycling center to close for several weeks

April 6 Mayor, business leader call upon local companies to help with supplies needed to fight virus

April 3 The City will provide curbside residential yard waste pickup to its waste management customers once in April.

March 30 Parks & Recreation cancels programs, closes facilities

March 27 Government stays open, focuses on basic service

March 25 Mayor makes calls between inmates and attorneys free

March 25 Lexington jail releases 48 non-violent inmates

March 24 Mayor extends net profit tax deadline

March 23 LFCHD reports first death related to COVID-19 in Lexington resident

March 20 Access restricted to walk-in visitors in City buildings

March 19 Response Fund Launched to Provide Relief Across Central and Appalachia Kentucky

March 18 Teaming up to fight hunger for needy families

March 16 City services, policies change to slow COVID-19

March 13 Neighbors help neighbors cope with COVID-19, and its fall-out

March 12 LFCHD recommends postponing or canceling all public events 

March 9 COVID-19 update from Mayor Linda Gorton