Feb 17 2020 2019 Novel Coronavirus Information for Healthcare Providers

Updated Feb. 17, 2020

Criteria to Guide Evaluation of Persons Under Invistigation (PUI) for COVID-19 (Currently no one in Kentucky meets PUI criteria.)

Feb 17 2020 What You Need to Know about Coronavirus

There is a lot of information in the news and on social media about the novel coronavirus.  Arm yourself with accurate information and facts. Check reliable sources. 

Feb 12 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will hold a public hearing on Amended Agreed Board Orders with BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P. and Kosmos Cement Company. Written comments from the public will be accepted by the Board, Rachael Hamilton, Secretary-Treasurer, 701 W. Ormsby Ave. Suite 303, Louisville, KY 40203, until 5:00 p.m. February 18, 2020. Written comments will also be accepted electronically until the same deadline at the e-mail address “airorders@louisvilleky.gov”. Oral comments will be accepted at the public hearing on February 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in the Board Room, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville. Information may be obtained from the following website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov/APCD/docket or by contacting Matt King (502) 574-6000, Monday through Friday.

Feb 11 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

 The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a construction permit to Hexion Inc. (formaldehyde and phenolic resin manufacturing plant), 6200 Camp Ground Road, in accordance with Regulation 2.03. This permit is being issued to revise compliance demonstration methods for Hexion’s Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Recuperative Thermal Oxidizer (RTO) is no longer needed as a permitted control to have compliant toxics emissions based on stack testing performed on August 28, 2019. The 30-day public comment period starts on February 13, 2020 and ends on March 16, 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.

Feb 10 2020 Mayor and Public Health Officials Unveil Healthy Louisville 2025

Community Health Improvement Plan Identifies 4 Focus Areas

 

Feb 7 2020 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop-Smoking Classes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and its community partners are offering free stop smoking classes using the American Lung Association's Freedom From Smoking® (FFS) program.

Feb 7 2020 Free HIV Testing at U of L Tonight and Tomorrow and at Area Churches on Sunday

Testing Offered in Conjunction with HEART of the Matter Weekend and National HIV/Aids Awareness Day

 

Jan 31 2020 Public Health and Wellness Continues to Monitor the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

No Confirmed or Suspected Cases so far in Louisville

 

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health Wellness is working with area physicians, hospitals and government agencies to guard against and prevent the potential spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus. So far, there have been no confirmed cases or suspected cases in Louisville.

Jan 31 2020 Neighborhood Place partners celebrate Black History Month and host other events during February

Neighborhood Place partners will help host several events in February including the 8th annual “African American Read-In” at Southwick Community Center in honor of Black History Month, as well as multiple hiring events for the upcoming Census, Sodexo and the Kentucky Health Career Center.To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 24 2020 Louisville Has Two More Flu Deaths

Five people in Louisville have died from the flu this season

 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 24, 2020) – Two more people in Louisville have died from the flu over the past two weeks. Both were elderly individuals with underlying medical conditions. This brings the number of flu deaths in Louisville this flu season to five.

Jan 8 2020 Two More Flu Deaths in Louisville

Louisville has had two more flu deaths in elderly individuals with underlying medical conditions. One of the individuals was unvaccinated and the other’s vaccination status is unknown. 

Jan 6 2020 Get a Healthy Start on the New Year - Become a Non-Smoker!

Get a healthy start on the new year.  Become a non-smoker.  You’ll feel better and you’ll live longer.  Do it for your health.  Do it for your family.  Do it for yourself!

Jan 6 2020 City announces opportunity to apply for the External Agency Fund Competitive Grants
Grants available to social services and arts and creative industry organizations

Louisville Metro Government (LMG) will begin accepting External Agency Fund applications on Jan. 17 for fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021). These grants funded through the city’s general fund are awarded to non-governmental or "external” agencies that contribute to the city's cultural, social and economic vitality.

Jan 2 2020 Neighborhood Place partners host multiple Census hiring events, a Women’s Empowerment series and more

Neighborhood Place partners will host several events in January including several Census Bureau hiring events for positions with the National Processing Center and Census Takers; a Women’s Empowerment session covering eight modules; an Energy Management workshop; a Foster Parent/Adoption Information meeting, and more. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Dec 31 2019 Birth & Death Trends for Louisville

From 2013 - 2017 what were the leading causes of death in Louisville? Who was living the longest? How many babies were born and to whom? What were the causes of infant deaths?