Aug 31 2018 Learn Mindfulness training, healthy cooking and much more at Neighborhood Place in September

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of health-focused events and services in September including a healthy cooking class, a Diabetes management class, an educational baby shower and an opportunity to learn Mindfulness techniques.  For more details about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Aug 29 2018 Louisville Resilience Launches New Phase and Discovery Area Teams

 Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Resilience and Community Services is inviting the public to participate in a meeting to kick off Phase II of the Louisville Resilience initiative on Monday, Sept. 10.

The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main Branch, 301 York Street, and will include the Louisville Resilience team, business leaders, educators, non-profit organizations, members of the faith community, and residents.

Aug 27 2018 Ohio River Valley Northeast (ORVNE) Segment Public Meeting: September 10

Louisville Public Works needs your input! Join us for a public meeting on the design of the Louisville Loop's ORVNE segment from Timber Ridge Road to the Lewis and Clark Bridge. We will have maps and other information about the 100-mile Louisville Loop and ORVNE projects.

Public Works is seeking input prior to designing this path. We will take comments, concerns and questions both at the meeting and afterwards via email. 

Aug 20 2018 Mayor and community leaders urge Louisville residents to participate in in suicide prevention training

QPR Suicide Prevention TrainingGoal: Raise awareness, in part by setting a Guinness world record for number trained in a single week

Aug 15 2018 Public Health and Wellness at the Kentucky State Fair

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will be on hand tomorrow when the Kentucky State Fair opens and throughout the fair’s 11-day run.  The department will be out inspecting food vendors to make sure that the food that fairgoers eat is safe.  It will also provide parents a safe and quiet place to breast-feed and change their babies.  Public Health and Wellness will also be working with the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the Louisville Medical Reserve Corps

Aug 8 2018 Neighborhood Residents to Make Budgeting Decisions in Two Metro Council Districts

Logo for Our Money Our Voice - a participatory budgeting project for residents of council districts 6 & 8

Aug 6 2018 Neighborhood Place partners hosts several health-focused events in August

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of health-focused events and services in August including three opportunities to attend an educational baby shower, a Healthy Living Club to help reduce stress, a Diabetes Self-Management class, and a series of classes focused on healthy meal planning and eating. To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Aug 3 2018 West Nile mosquitoes found in Louisville

The Department of Public Health and Wellness has found West Nile infected mosquitoes in surveillance traps in three Louisville ZIP Code areas.  The ZIP Codes are 40212, 40213, and 40214.

Jul 20 2018 Louisville provides glimpse of future regional Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center

For renderings of the Shawnee Outdoor Learning Center see below:

Jul 19 2018 State and City Officials Report on Hepatitis A Outbreak

 Kentucky’s current hepatitis A outbreak is now the biggest outbreak in the United States and the biggest ever recorded in both Kentucky and Louisville.

Jul 13 2018 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Classes to Help Smokers Quit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 13, 2018) – 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.  The 8-session program includes weekly support group meetings combined with the use of nicotine replacement products such as patches and gum.  Participants receive free supplies of nicotine replacement products.

Jul 13 2018 Air Quality Alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14)

News item about an air quality alert for Friday (7/13) and Saturday (7/14).

Jul 12 2018 Public-private partnership addresses West End food desert
Cash Savers Grocery Teams with Dare to Care, Catholic Charities, and Louisville Metro Government to open retail food shop.
 
Jul 5 2018 Community invited to learn about air pollution at "Clearing The Air" workshop series

Louisville's ongoing effort to reduce air pollution is the focus of a new workshop series hosted by the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District.

The goal of "Clearing The Air" is to give the public an inside look at the APCD, everything from the science of air pollution to the laws and regulations that protect our health from harmful air.

 

 

Jul 5 2018 Community invited to learn about air pollution at "Clearing The Air" workshop series

Louisville's ongoing effort to reduce air pollution is the focus of a new workshop series hosted by the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District.

The goal of "Clearing The Air" is to give the public an inside look at the APCD, everything from the science of air pollution to the laws and regulations that protect our health from harmful air.