Nov 24 2020 Louisville breaking records with over 3,000 new cases; our next actions are crucial

Mayor Greg Fischer, joined by Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer, today declared Louisville in a state of ‘deep red’ as the amount of COVID-19 cases escalate daily.

For the second consecutive week, Jefferson County reported more than 3,000 new positive cases, a trend Dr. Moyer urged needed to change course.   

Nov 10 2020 COVID-19 is spreading rapidly in Louisville, city is stepping up safety measures

 During the city’s update on COVID-19 in Louisville today, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer stated that with Louisville’s COVID-19 case counts significantly increasing, extreme action is needed by everyone to stop the spread.

Jefferson County has surpassed 2,000 weekly COVID positive cases in the past two consecutive weeks.

Nov 4 2020 Public Health officials caution city is seeing ‘exponential increase’ in COVID-19 Cases; everyone is at risk

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer reminded residents today that case counts in Louisville are increasing exponentially in every ZIP code, putting everyone at risk.

Since the start of October, Louisville’s daily incidence rate has nearly doubled from 25 cases per 100,000 population to 43 as of today.

Oct 29 2020 Questions about COVID-19? Call Metro helpline, (502) 912-8598

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Lacuna Health has increased staffing for its COVID-19 Helpline to even more quickly provide support and answers to residents and businesses with questions about COVID-19 – and to initiate the contact tracing process among those testing positive for the virus.

Oct 28 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer stated today that Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are continuing to increase at an alarming rate, and we remain in the red alert level in every ZIP code in Louisville. That means there are more than 25 cases per 100,000 residents. 

Oct 22 2020 Louisville’s COVID-19 status at Red alert level

 An increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Louisville has elevated the city’s COVID status to alert level “Red.”

Speaking during the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Public Health and Wellness Director, Dr. Sarah Moyer, explained that a Red alert level means there are more than 25 positive cases per 100,000 people per day, based on the most recent 7-day average.

Louisville’s current rate is 28.9 cases per 100,000 people per day, up from the prior week’s 24.2.

Oct 6 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases continue to increase.

Mayor Fischer said that with the recent increases we should reflect on our actions individually and get back to the basics to help diminish the chance of COVID-19 spreading.

Sep 30 2020 Weekly COVID-19 update from the Department of Public Health and Wellness

During the city’s weekly COVID-19 update, Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness leaders said Louisville’s COVID-19 cases are steadily increasing again.

“Our alert status remains in the orange level, but our daily incidence of cases is quickly inching closer to red,” said Bill Altman, a consultant who is leading the city’s COVID-19 testing strategy.

Sep 30 2020 Facebook Town Hall tonight to discuss the state of infant mortality in Kentucky

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness along with Norton Children’s Hospital Prevention and Wellness are sponsoring a Facebook Town Hall on infant mortality tonight at 6 p.m.

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.

Sep 9 2020 New Healthy Home, Health Community campaign launches with a focus on childhood lead poisoning prevention

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness has partnered with IDEAS xLab and Bates Communi

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.