Sep 22 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

 

Sep 16 2020 Louisville officials add new data to COVID-19 data dashboard

This week Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer and other health officials announced new data additions to the city’s COVID-19 data dashboard.

Sep 14 2020 Plenty of COVID-19 testing available with faster results

Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Chief Health Strategist, says Louisville has greatly increased testing capacity for COVID-19 and results from tests are being delivered within 24 to 72 hours.

Aug 31 2020 CHE Seeks Input for Community Grocery

We want to hear from you!

Image description: a tall brown man is pushing a grocery cart through the produce section of the grocery store followed by a short brown child carrying a backpack

 

Aug 13 2020 New LOU HEALTH COVID-19 Helpline Now Available

 

New LOU HEALTH COVID-19 Helpline Now Available:  502-912-8598

 

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Lacuna Health have launched a LOU HEALTH COVID-19 helpline: 502-912-8598.

Aug 12 2020 West Nile Mosquitoes Found in Louisville

West Nile Mosquitoes Found in Louisville

Fogging operations to be conducted in specific neighborhoods

 

Jul 21 2020 Louisville officials report COVID-19 cases continue to surge

Mayor extends state of emergency order

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (July 21, 2020) – Mayor Greg Fischer today announced he is extending his State of Emergency order through August 31 because of a continued surge in COVID-19 case counts.  

Jul 16 2020 Louisville officials launch new COVID-19 data dashboard
Image description: Thumbnail image of Louisville's COVID-19 data dashboard which shows the number of confirmed COVID cases, deaths, and positivity rate for each week

 

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

naccho model practice award logo

 

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.