Feb 28 2020 Department of Public Health and Wellness Releases Health Impact Assessment on Kentucky’s Expungement Policy

Report cover shows an African American father and daughter standing at the kitchen sink washing their handsThe Louisville Metro Department of Public He

Oct 14 2019 Read our FY19 Annual Report

 

 

 

 

We accomplished a lot in FY19 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019). Click here to read our Annual Report.

Sep 23 2019 T Benicio Gonzales Named Director of the Center for Health Equity

 

T Benicio Gonzales has been named the Director of the Center for Health Equity at the Department of Public Health and Wellness.  He had served as the center’s Interim Director since last year. 

Feb 18 2019 Department of Public Health and Wellness Releases Health Impact Assessment on the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Rights Act

Citing the desire to inform policy around Kentucky’s pregnant workers to ensure healthy pregnancies and full-term births, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity (CHE) and the Louisville Metro Board of Health have released a Health Impact Assessment of the Kentucky Pregnan

Feb 11 2019 Residents of Council Districts 6 and 8 to Vote on Publicly Funded Projects

Voting to Be Held Feb 15 through March 15

 

Feb 5 2019 LGBTQ Initiative Survey

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is partnering with the University of Louisville Center for Families and Wellbein

Jan 30 2019 Free Radon Test Kits

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 visitng this link or by calling 574-6650.

Jan 15 2019 National Center for Healthy Housing Awards $20,000 grant to LMPHW for childhood lead poisoning prevention

The National Center for Healthy Housing in collaboration with the National Environmental Health Association, the National Association of City and County Health Officials and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials has awarded a $20,000 grant to the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW) to use as part of their strategy for childhood lead poisoning prevention.  The award also

Dec 11 2018 Humana Foundation awards $100,000 to Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (December 4, 2018) – The Humana Foundation has awarded the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness Center for Health Equity $100,000.

Aug 8 2018 Neighborhood Residents to Make Budgeting Decisions in Two Metro Council Districts

Logo for Our Money Our Voice - a participatory budgeting project for residents of council districts 6 & 8

Jul 12 2018 Public-private partnership addresses West End food desert
Cash Savers Grocery Teams with Dare to Care, Catholic Charities, and Louisville Metro Government to open retail food shop.
 
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.

Aug 22 2016 Health Equity Policy Summit Slated for Oct. 6 – 8.

The Center for Health Equity of the Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will hold a conference “My Dream for Lou, a Community-Driven Agenda for Change” on October 6 through 8 at the Muhammad Ali Center at 144 N. Sixth St.  The event is free and the public is urged to attend.  People may register at http://bit.ly/MyDreamForLou or by calling 574-6616.