Feb 20 2018 Sign-ups for Louisville Parks youth baseball, softball leagues begin

kids standing at home base with a bat

Jan 9 2018 Get a free radon test kit for your home

January is National Radon Action Month

Jan 5 2018 Dr. Lori Caloia Named Medical Director for Public Health and Wellness

Jan 4 2018 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Opportunities to Strengthen the Home and Family

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in January to benefit all family members including a Healthy Living Club, two dates to meet with Legal Aid representatives, an energy management workshop as well as two employment recruitment events.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Jan 4 2018 Start the New Year Right – Become a Non-Smoker!

Start the New Year Right!  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 3 2018 Crisis Phase of Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Begins Jan. 8

Expanded eligibility allows residents with a past due amount on current utility bill to apply 

The annual program that helps prevent low income residents of Louisville from being disconnected from utility services begins Monday, Jan. 8, 2018.

Nov 29 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Host Holiday Festivities, a Conversation with Youth and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners join in holiday celebrations at the Park DuValle Holiday Festival in early December and a Kwanzaa reception later in the month A variety of workshops and events will also be offered throughout December including an Energy Management class, a conversation with youth regarding the impact of violence, a Healthy Living Club and much more.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Nov 29 2017 Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness releases Health Equity Report 2017

Hospital admissions from asthma and tobacco use among middle schoolers both have declined in Louisville over the past six years, according to the latest health equity report released today by the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness’ Center for Health Equity.

Nov 13 2017 Tomorrow is World Diabetes Day; get screened!

Tomorrow is World Diabetes Day; get screened!

Local health coalition promoting online screening tool and services

 

Oct 30 2017 Mayor Fischer reminds people the Affordable Care Act is still the law, and open enrollment starts this week
Enrollment period is shorter this year and ends Dec. 15. ‘Don’t wait,’ Mayor says

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today joined agency officials and public health advocates to remind those without health insurance that they can enroll for a Qualified Health Plan under the Affordable Care Act starting on Wednesday, Nov. 1.

Oct 30 2017 Neighborhood Place Partners Offer Energy Management Workshops, Free Financial Counseling and Much More

Neighborhood Place partners offer workshops and services in November including several energy efficiency overviews offered by LG&E, three Project Warm energy management workshops, and a Childhood Lead Prevention Program. Other highlights include free financial coaching, a healthy relationship workshop, and an engagement meeting with Passport Health Care.  To learn more about these offerings and several others please refer to the list below.

Sep 28 2017 Mayor Announces 13th Annual Healthy Hometown Mini Grant Recipients

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 28, 2017) – Five local nonprofit organizations today received Mayor’s Healthy Hometown mini grants totaling $49,082. 

 

Sep 28 2017 Whooping Cough cases in infants spike
Officials warn parents to immunize infants on schedule. Parents, caregivers and siblings should also get a whooping cough booster

The Department of Public Health and Wellness is seeing a dramatic spike in whooping cough (pertussis) cases in infants one year of age and younger. From Sept.1-26, there were six cases in infants 12 months of age and younger.

Sep 26 2017 Free Services Offered to Local Homeless Population Oct. 4

Louisville’s homeless population will have an opportunity to access services, information and assistance in a one-stop environment at the 2017 Project Homeless Connect/VA Stand Down, on Wed., Oct. 4. Resources available at the event will include food, clothing, medical evaluations, help with employment, education and benefit services and many other forms of assistance.

Sep 25 2017 Air Quality Alert for Monday (9/25) and Tuesday (9/26)

News item about air quality alert for Monday (9/25) and Tuesday (9/26), 2017.