About the Department of Public Health & Wellness

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW) is an independent health department under the leadership of Dr. Sarah Moyer. We deliver programs and services primarily through three divisions: Clinical Services, Community Health, and Environmental Health and Preparedness.  In addition, the department is home to the Center for Health Equity which aims to achieve equity in the social determinants of health throughout Metro Louisville using a "health in all policies" approach.

Our Vision
A healthy Louisville where everyone and every community thrives.

Our Mission
To achieve health equity and improve the health and well-being of all Louisville residents and visitors.

Our Values - Collaboration   Innovation   Grit   Integrity   Quality

Making Louisville a healthier place for all of its citizens and overcoming the health challenges that our city faces will require all sectors of the community working together. We welcome your desire to join with us.

You can see our shared community plan for creating a healthier city, Healthy Louisville 2020, and how we're doing on reaching our goals by visiting healthylouisvillemetro.org. Find a focus area where you'd like to make an impact and join us.  There are many recommendations from which you can choose.  

Click here to see our budget.  You can view our Key Performance Indicators and how we're doing on those here.  You can find our strategic plan here.

Click here to read our HIPAA Policy also available in Spanish.

We welcome your involvement and interest.  Call us at 502-574-6520.