Mar 19 2020 Mayor Fischer announces Lift Up Lou to raise spirits and keep residents connected during the COVID-19 outbreak

As the community comes together to fight the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Greg Fischer today stressed the need to keep our spirits up and stay connected, despite the “social distance” between us.

Mar 18 2020 Mayor Fischer announces One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund to help Louisvillians impacted by virus outbreak

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government, the Community Foundation of Louisville, Metro United Way and other community partners have created an emergency response fund to rapidly dep

Mar 17 2020 Metro Government announces changes to operations and facilities in response to COVID-19

Mayor Greg Fischer has announced a series of changes to city operations and facilities to protect public health, as well as the safety of Louisville Metro Government employees, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Mar 16 2020 Mayor tests negative for COVID-19; local bars and restaurants to close temporarily; LG&E to suspend cutting off customers

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced he has tested negative for COVID-19, but will remain in self-isolation until Saturday, March 21 as a precaution.

Mar 15 2020 Mayor Fischer in self-isolation and awaiting COVID-19 test results; provides regular update on city response to virus

Mayor Greg Fischer announced today during a regular update on Louisville’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak that he is in self isolation after being exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus.

Mar 14 2020 Mayor calls for temporary closures of libraries, community centers, Mary T. Meagher Aquatics Center and some Zoo attractions

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a temporary closure, effective immediately, of all 17 Louisville Free Public Library locations, 13 community centers,  the Mary T.

Mar 13 2020 Louisville Metro’s Office of Resilience and Community Services announces plans to provide meals during pandemic response

Louisville Metro Government’s Office of Resilience & Community Services today announced plans to provide meals for seniors ages 60 and older while the city responds to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 13 2020 Mayor Fischer, local faith leaders call for community's help to fight coronavirus

Mayor Greg Fischer today urged local churches, mosques, synagogues, and other houses of worship to aid in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic by cancelling religious services.

Mar 12 2020 Mayor, Health Director provide update on COVID-19 in city

Mayor Greg Fischer today updated the media on the latest impact of COVID-19 in Louisville and announced new, stricter restrictions on events and public gatherings.

Mar 11 2020 Mayor, Health Director provide update on COVID-19 in city

Mayor Greg Fischer, Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW), and Dr.

Mar 10 2020 Mayor, officials and local external partners outline COVID-19 precautions

Mayor Greg Fischer and officials today met with roughly 70 local stakeholders and external partners to outline the latest information on the city’s preparedness work related to COVID-19.

Mar 9 2020 Mayor and officials outline ongoing plans to respond to Louisville’s first COVID-19 case

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined the latest information on the city’s preparedness efforts related to COVID-19, the novel coronavirus.

Mar 6 2020 Mayor Fischer launches 10th season of SummerWorks

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the start of the 2020 SummerWorks season alongside JCPS Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio, District 24 Councilwoman Madonna Flood, and others at the Class Act Federal Credit Union branch at Southern High School.

Feb 28 2020 Mayor, community partners proclaim March 1-7 Louisville Census Awareness Week

Events through the week will urge participation in the 2020 U.S. Census

Feb 27 2020 Mayor, Health Director provide update on COVID-19, stressing there are no cases in Louisville or Kentucky

Mayor Greg Fischer and Dr.