Apr 13 2018 Employee at Applebee’s diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

An employee at the Applebee’s restaurant located at 4717 Dixie Highway has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from March 23 to April 12, 2018 may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus. 

Apr 5 2018 New Billboard Campaign Features Smoketown Residents and Students
Positive imagery encourages people to manage their diabetes and to quit smoking
Mar 30 2018 Is Your Business a Winner when it comes to Employee Wellness?

2018 Worksite Wellness Awards Applications Now Accepted  --  Deadline is April 15

 

Mar 23 2018 Hepatitis A virus diagnosed in two food service establishments

Fight the Spread of Hepatitis AEmployees at two local food service establishments have been diagnosed with hepatitis A:

Mar 16 2018 Louisville Announces Action Plan to Address Opioid Epidemic, and Other Substance Use Challenges

Mayor Greg Fischer today joined Public Health Director and Chief Health Strategist Dr. Sarah Moyer, community members and officials from agencies and organizations across the city to release Coming Together for Hope, Healing and Recovery, a report and two-year action plan to address substance use and misuse in Louisville.

Mar 10 2018 Employee at St. Matthews Denny’s diagnosed with Hepatitis A virus

A former employee at the Denny’s restaurant located at 4030 Dutchman’s Lane in St. Matthews has been diagnosed with acute hepatitis A. 

Mar 6 2018 Public Health and Wellness Continues to Respond to Hepatitis A Outbreak

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness continues to work to control an outbreak of acute hepatitis A that has centered in the city’s homeless and among those who use illicit drugs.

Jan 11 2018 Public Health and Wellness Offering Free Class Series to Prevent Diabetes

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will sponsor a free 16-week class series, PreventT2, to help people prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

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 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!

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 25 2017 Kentucky Health Career Center recognized for connecting job seekers and employers