May 23 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (5/25)

News item about air quality alert for Friday (5/25).

May 22 2018 Louisville Earns Bronze Medal on Policies that Improve Residents’ Health and Quality of Life
Louisville makes progress in promoting health and quality of life, according to new CityHealth report

Louisville earned a bronze medal in an evaluation of whether its policies improve residents’ health and quality of life, according to the CityHealth initiative’s updated city ratings.

May 18 2018 Parks and Recreation swimming pools to open Memorial Day Weekend

The four outdoor pools operated by Louisville Parks and Recreation will open for the season on Saturday, May 26. The Algonquin, Norton, Fairdale and Sun Valley Park pools are fully staffed with lifeguards, though the department is looking to hire additional staff for the pools this summer.

May 10 2018 Domino’s Pizza and Old Chicago restaurant employees diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of Domino’s Pizza at 10000 Brownsboro Rd. and an employee of Old Chicago Pizza and Tap Room at 9013 Taylorsville Rd. have been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 8 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors community forum to address the impact of addiction

“Addiction 101:   The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”

Bridges of Hope Neighborhood Place joins with several community partners to host a day-long forum focused on the rippling effects of addiction on Saturday, May 12.   Entitled "Addiction 101: The Ripple Effect of Heroin and Other Drugs”, the event will be held at Dismas Charities at St. Ann’s Center, 1515 Algonquin Pkwy., from 12 – 4 p.m.

May 8 2018 Texas Roadhouse employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 13321 Shelbyville Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 7 2018 Empowerment and Career Fair Day at the Nia Center on May 10

Louisvillians hoping to find a fresh start, help with finances or a new career direction will find a wealth of opportunities at the “Be Empowered at the Nia” event on Thursday, May 10.  The event is being held at the Nia Center, 2900 W. Broadway, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

May 4 2018 Hard Rock Cafe employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the Hard Rock Cafe restaurant at 424 S. 4th St. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

May 1 2018 Marks Feed Store and Panera employees diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 1, 2018) – An employee of the Mark’s Feed Store restaurant at 11422 Shelbyville Rd. and an employee of Panera restaurant at 1801 Rudy Ln. have been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

Apr 30 2018 Neighborhood Place sponsors a Gigantic Yard Sale, the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus and More in May

Each Month Neighborhood Place partners come together to offer a wide variety of workshops, events and resources to benefit the entire family.  Highlights in May include a Giant Yard Sale in south Louisville; the Fifth Third Empowerment Bus at NorthWest Neighborhood Place; a community meeting focused on the ripple effects of heroin addiction; three employment recruitment opportunities and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Apr 27 2018 Bearno’s Pizza employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of Bearno’s Pizza restaurant located at 9222 Westport Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.  As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from April 8 to April 22, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 24 2018 White Castle employee diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee of the White Castle restaurant located at 3701 Seventh St. Rd. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.  As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from April 6 to April 20, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 13 2018 Employee at Applebee’s diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 4717 Dixie Highway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from March 23 to April 12, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 5 2018 New Billboard Campaign Features Smoketown Residents and Students
Positive imagery encourages people to manage their diabetes and to quit smoking
Apr 2 2018 Neighborhood Place Participates in a Month-long Shoe Drive, Three Employment Recruitment Events and More

Neighborhood Place partners offer healthy events and services in April to benefit the entire family including a month-long athletic shoes collection for JCPS students; employment recruitment opportunities with FedEx Ground, ElderCare 4 Families and Sodexo; a Family Spring Fling at Portland Community Center and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.