|Jul 9 2020||
Louisville Department of Public Health & Wellness Honored for Excellence in Public Health
One of 21 Nationwide to Receive NACCHO’s “Model Practice Award” in 2020
|Jul 9 2020||
Louisville’s COVID-19 cases continue to rise; officials urge diligence and caution
As Louisville’s COVID-19 case counts continue to increase, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW) and the city’s chief health strategist, called on residents to be diligent in working together to stop the spread of the virus.
|Jul 2 2020||
Mayor urges residents to stay vigilant in protecting themselves from COVID-19
Mayor Greg Fischer today urged residents to remain vigilant in protecting themselves and others from the COVID-19 virus as the Fourth of July holiday weekend begins.
“Independence Day is a time of celebration, tradition and holiday gathering, but we have to be smart and remember that this virus doesn’t care about our traditions or our country,” said the Mayor. “Even though we’ve reopened nearly all of our businesses, the pandemic is still with us.”
|Jul 1 2020||
Lifeguard/ Qualified Pool Attendant Testing and Certification Now Available Online
Individuals seeking to become a lifeguard or pool attendant in Jefferson County can now be tested and certified online.
|Jun 18 2020||
Dr. Moyer Urges Caution as Louisville Reopens
COVID-19 Cases are in Every Zip Code
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 18, 2020) – Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the city’s Chief Health Strategist, is urging people to “take it slow” as the city reopens and eases COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.
|Jun 12 2020||
Mayor announces COVID-19 testing site near Jefferson Square Park will be open again on Saturday, June 13
Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that a pop-up COVID-19 testing site for individuals who have been participating in the recent protests over the Breonna Taylor tragedy will be open again on Saturday, June 13.
|Jun 11 2020||
Expanded contact tracing to begin tomorrow
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 11, 2020) – Lacuna Health, the Louisville-based company hired to conduct COVID-19 contract tracing services with the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), will begin its work tomorrow.
|Jun 8 2020||
Close to nine hundred tested for COVID-19 over the weekend
Nearly 900 individuals who have taken part in demonstrations and large gatherins in Louisville over the past two weeks were tested for COVID-19 over the weekend.
|Jun 5 2020||
New COVID-19 testing available near Jefferson Square Park
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a new COVID-19 testing site for individuals who have been participating in the recent protests over the Breonna Taylor tragedy.
|Jun 4 2020||
Lifeguard and Food Manager Certifications Extended Due to COVID-19
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness today announced it is extending Lifeguard and Food Manager certifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Jun 3 2020||
Public Health Director Urges Demonstrators to Get Tested for COVID-19
Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the city’s chief health strategist, is encouraging those participating in recent demonstrations to get tested for COVID-19, to wear facemasks and to practice other strategies to protect themselves during future demonstrations.
|May 27 2020||
Mayor Fischer says One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $10.7 million
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $10.7 million.
|May 26 2020||
Mayor Fischer says city is working to combat ‘unacceptable disparities’ in COVID-19 impacts on African Americans
Mayor Greg Fischer today reiterated his commitment to improving the health of all Louisvillians, an issue that has been thrust into the forefront by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
|May 22 2020||
Mayor Fischer names Lacuna Health to be Louisville’s COVID-19 contact tracing contractor
Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Lacuna Health has been awarded the contract to conduct contact tracing as part of the city’s effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
|May 21 2020||
Mayor Fischer hosts tele town hall about challenges facing local restaurants reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic
Mayor Greg Fischer talked with members of Louisville’s restaurant scene today about the issues they are facing as authorities begin lifting restrictions placed on their establishments during the