Mar 18 2019 "March for Meals" raises awareness of hunger, the elderly
Mayor Fischer, Metro Council Members and other leaders deliver Meals on Wheels

Louisville Metro Senior Nutrition Program announced today its support and participation in the 17th annual March for Meals – the month-long, nationwide celebration of Meals on Wheels and the homebound and vulnerable seniors who rely on this vital safety net. 

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to renew a FEDOOP operating permit for Mt. Carmel Stabilization Group, Inc. (lime kiln dust storage facility), 3121 South Floyd Street, Louisville, KY 40209 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This is a standard FEDOOP renewal. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 19, 2019. 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.

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit to Eurofins Genomics LLC (genomics lab), 12701 Plantside Drive, Louisville, KY 40299 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 18, 2019. 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.

Mar 18 2019 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a significant revision to a FEDOOP operating permit to MPLX Terminals, LLC—Kramers Lane Terminal (distribution of gasoline products), 3920 Kramers Lane, Louisville, KY 40216 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. The 30-day public comment period starts on March 19, 2019, and ends on April 18, 2019. 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.

Mar 13 2019 Summer Resource Fair for Youth on March 23

Louisville families with children of all ages are invited to a free resource fair showcasing summer activities for children, youth, and families on Sat., March 23.  Themed “SOAR” which stands for Summer Opportunities and Resource Fair, the event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the DuValle Education Center gym, 3610 Bohne Ave.

Mar 12 2019 Budget Cuts Could Worsen the Health of the City

Budget cuts could worsen public health  Investing in public health saves lives and protects communit

Mar 12 2019 Keep the madness on the court this March! Make sure your party foods are safe.

Food Safety tips for March Madness celebrationsMarch madne

Mar 1 2019 Dr Moyer responds to the Courier Journal’s coverage of the state’s hepatitis A outbreak

When we were in the middle of the hepatitis A outbreak, The Courier Journal covered our response, and a CJ reporter and photographer even spent time with us to see exactly how we were dealing with the outbreak.

Mar 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host the Fifth Third E-Bus, a summer resource fair for youth and much more in March

Neighborhood Place partners have planned numerous events and resources to benefit the entire family in March. Activities include the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile, a prom dress giveaway, a summer opportunities resource fair, a mindfulness workshop and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.

Feb 18 2019 Department of Public Health and Wellness Releases Health Impact Assessment on the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Rights Act

Citing the desire to inform policy around Kentucky’s pregnant workers to ensure healthy pregnancies and full-term births, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity (CHE) and the Louisville Metro Board of Health have released a Health Impact Assessment of the Kentucky Pregnan

Feb 12 2019 Another record breaking week for flu

Last week (Feb. 3 - 9) reported cases of flu hit a new high: 921 cases for the week.  Cases are overwhelmingly infulenza strain A.  This brings our total number of flu cases for this season to 4,623.  There have been 6 influenza related deaths. You can see more at our Flu Activity page.

Feb 11 2019 Residents of Council Districts 6 and 8 to Vote on Publicly Funded Projects

Voting to Be Held Feb 15 through March 15

 

Feb 5 2019 LGBTQ Initiative Survey

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is partnering with the University of Louisville Center for Families and Wellbein

Feb 2 2019 Reports of Flu Cases Exceed Previous Weeks

719 new cases of flu were reported last week (Jan. 27 - Feb 2). That's a new high for this flu season.  The predominant strain continues to be type A which is covered in this year's flu vaccine.  You can see more more detail on flu in Louisville by viewing our weekly influenza data briefs found HERE.

Feb 1 2019 Neighborhood Place partners host a Healthy Living Club, a Healthy Journey for Two and more

Neighborhood Place partners provide several opportunities to benefit your health including a Healthy Living Club, an educational baby shower, a Freedom from Smoking Class and much more. To learn more about these offerings, please refer to the list below.