Mar 17 2020 Metro Government announces changes to operations and facilities in response to COVID-19

Mayor Greg Fischer has announced a series of changes to city operations and facilities to protect public health, as well as the safety of Louisville Metro Government employees, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Mar 16 2020 Mayor tests negative for COVID-19; local bars and restaurants to close temporarily; LG&E to suspend cutting off customers

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced he has tested negative for COVID-19, but will remain in self-isolation until Saturday, March 21 as a precaution.

Mar 15 2020 Association of Community Ministries puts out a call for volunteers and donations as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19

It is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help those in need with food, or utility bills and housing. Right now, the Association of Community Ministries is facing one of its biggest challenges as Louisville Metro deals with COVID 19. On Sunday, the call went out for help to ensure the mission goes on. While basic precautions are being taken, there are still food deliveries which must be made to those in need and concerns COVID 19 may affect many who normally would not need assistance.

Mar 15 2020 Mayor Fischer in self-isolation and awaiting COVID-19 test results; provides regular update on city response to virus

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today during a regular update on Louisville’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak that he is in self isolation after being exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus.

Mar 14 2020 Mayor calls for temporary closures of libraries, community centers, Mary T. Meagher Aquatics Center and some Zoo attractions

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a temporary closure, effective immediately, of all 17 Louisville Free Public Library locations, 13 community centers,  the Mary T.

Mar 13 2020 Impacts of Coronavirus pandemic on Louisville Parks and Recreation

Information from this release has changed: please review the press release dated March 14, 2020 for the latest on our response to the Coronavirus outbreak. 

Mar 13 2020 Louisville Metro’s Office of Resilience and Community Services announces plans to provide meals during pandemic response

Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Resilience & Community Services today announced plans to provide meals for seniors ages 60 and older while the city responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 13 2020 Mayor Fischer, local faith leaders call for community's help to fight coronavirus

Mayor Greg Fischer today urged local churches, mosques, synagogues, and other houses of worship to aid in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by cancelling religious services.

Mar 13 2020 Louisville Metro’s Office of Resilience and Community Services announces plans to provide meals during pandemic response

Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Resilience & Community Services today announced plans to provide meals for seniors ages 60 and older while the city responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 13 2020 Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell alters office operations in response to COVID-19 coronavirus

The Kentucky Supreme Court has issued an order that our Commonwealth’s court system will limit its operations starting Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 10 April 24.

Mar 12 2020 Mayor, Health Director provide update on COVID-19 in city

Mayor Greg Fischer today updated the media on the latest impact of COVID-19 in Louisville and announced new, stricter restrictions on events and public gatherings.

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Mar 11 2020 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 14

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Sat., March 14.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Mar 11 2020 Mayor, Health Director provide update on COVID-19 in city

Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), and Dr.

Mar 10 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Louisville Medical Center Steam Plant (provides steam and chilled water to hospital complex), 235 Abraham Flexner Way, Louisville, 40202, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. The project is to install three (3) new natural gas-fired boilers each rated at approximately 99 MMBtu/hr.  The 30-day public comment period starts on March 12, 2020, and ends on April 13, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.