Feb 20 2020 2019 Novel Coronavirus Information for Healthcare Providers

Updated Feb. 17, 2020


Feb 17 2020 What You Need to Know about Coronavirus

There is a lot of information in the news and on social media about the novel coronavirus.  Arm yourself with accurate information and facts. Check reliable sources. 

Feb 10 2020 Mayor and Public Health Officials Unveil Healthy Louisville 2025

Community Health Improvement Plan Identifies 4 Focus Areas


Feb 7 2020 Free HIV Testing at U of L Tonight and Tomorrow and at Area Churches on Sunday

Testing Offered in Conjunction with HEART of the Matter Weekend and National HIV/Aids Awareness Day


Feb 7 2020 Public Health and Wellness Offers Free Stop-Smoking Classes

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.

Jan 31 2020 Public Health and Wellness Continues to Monitor the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

No Confirmed or Suspected Cases so far in Louisville


The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health Wellness is working with area physicians, hospitals and government agencies to guard against and prevent the potential spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus. So far, there have been no confirmed cases or suspected cases in Louisville.

Jan 24 2020 Louisville Has Two More Flu Deaths

Five people in Louisville have died from the flu this season


LOUISVILLE, Ky. (January 24, 2020) – Two more people in Louisville have died from the flu over the past two weeks. Both were elderly individuals with underlying medical conditions. This brings the number of flu deaths in Louisville this flu season to five.

Jan 8 2020 Two More Flu Deaths in Louisville

Louisville has had two more flu deaths in elderly individuals with underlying medical conditions. One of the individuals was unvaccinated and the other’s vaccination status is unknown. 

Jan 6 2020 Get a Healthy Start on the New Year - Become a Non-Smoker!

Get a healthy start on the new year.  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!

Dec 31 2019 Birth & Death Trends for Louisville

From 2013 - 2017 what were the leading causes of death in Louisville? Who was living the longest? How many babies were born and to whom? What were the causes of infant deaths?

Dec 26 2019 Get a Free Radon Test Kit for your Home

January Is National Radon Action Month


The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is offering free radon test kits while the supply lasts. You can request a kit by clicking HERE or by calling 574-6650.

Dec 18 2019 Dr. Lori Caloia: Physician on the Front Line

The November issue of Louisville Medicine, the monthly magazine published by the Greater Louisville Medical Society, featured "Physicians on the Front Line." It paid tribute to local physicians that have served in the Armed Forces.  Our medical director, Dr. Lori Caloia, was featured.

Dec 12 2019 First Flu Death in Louisville

Louisville has had its first flu death of the season. An unvaccinated elderly individual with underlying medical conditions died Dec. 7; patient privacy laws do not allow for disclosure of other details about the individual.

Dec 3 2019 Number of Reported Flu Cases Continues to Climb

Photo of an infographic listing several steps to take if you are sick with the flu.Flu season is definitely here.  The number of confirmed flu cases reported by

Nov 12 2019 Metro Public Health and Wellness receives federal grant to provide mental health services to Healthy Start families

Federal grant to fund in-home counseling, family support groups and staff training

Watch the full press conference here.