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 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 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 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.

 

 

Jun 29 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Sponsor the BB&T Bank Bus, a Back to School event and much more in July

Neighborhood Place partners offer a variety of resources and services in July including the BB&T Bank Bus at two locations, a forum entitledVoices of Addiction: Examining the Stages of Change”, as well sa the Back to School Festival at Valley High School To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jun 25 2018 Ten Important Things to Know about Louisville’s Hepatitis A Outbreak

The number of people in Louisville who are getting hepatitis A continues to grow.  As of today, there have been 478 cases and three deaths.    Here are 10 key things to know:

Jun 22 2018 Metro joining in Urban League Forum on Opioid Crisis Monday

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will take part in a public forum Monday about the community’s response to the national opioid crisis.  The free event, which is sponsored by the Louisville Urban League, will be held at the organization’s headquarters at 1535 W Broadway from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Jun 21 2018 Louisville Farmers Market Association Releases Local Food Guide

2018 Local Food Guide CoverThe Louisville Farmers

Jun 14 2018 Employee at White Castle on Greene Way diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of the White Castle restaurant at 2350 Greene Way has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 12 2018 Employee at Jimmy John’s on Broadway diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

An employee of Jimmy John’s restaurant at 332 W. Broadway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A.   

Jun 8 2018 Employee at Speedway diagnosed with hepatitis A virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 8, 2018) –  An employee of the Speedway located at 5400 Antle Dr. has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

Only customers who ate prepared food products such as pizza, hot dogs, breakfast sandwiches at this Speedway from May 15, 2018 to May 31, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus.  Customers who purchased fuel or packaged goods are not at risk.

Jun 7 2018 Free electric fans for seniors and disabled individuals

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses, community organizations, and residents, hundreds of electric fans have been collected to provide heat relief for seniors and people with disabilities.  A "Fan Fair" giveaway and resource event is scheduled for Saturday, June 16 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Edison Center, 701 W. Ormsby Ave., Louisville, KY 40203.

Jun 6 2018 Air Quality Alert for Thursday (6/7)

News item about an air quality alert for Thursday (6/7).