May 5 2020 Enrollment now open for Spring LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program)
New spring enrollment period added in response to COVID-19 crisis
May 5 2020 Trail construction closes Scott's Gap section to hiking through May

Because of new trail construction, the Scott's Gap section of Jefferson Memorial Forest will be closed to hiking during the month of May. The parking area will host construction equipment as construction is ongoing, and parking along Scott's Gap Road is prohibited until the project is complete. 

May 5 2020 Jefferson County Attorney furloughs employees to bolster Louisville Metro budget
LOUISVILLE–Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell is implementing furloughs for at least 47 employees to alleviate budget shortfalls for Louisville Metro Government between now and the end of the city’s fiscal year on June 30.
 
May 4 2020 Mayor Fischer says city’s social distancing strategy is flattening the COVID-19 curve and keeping us safe

Mayor Greg Fischer today said that a new study on the effectiveness of social distancing shows that the stringent measures being used in Louisville to slow the spread of COVID-19 are working.

May 4 2020 What You Need to Know about Coronavirus

Kentucky COVID19 hotline: 1-800-722-5725

Kentucky COVID-19 website

May 1 2020 Councilwoman Dorsey thanks Association of Chinese Americans for important PPE donations for Louisville Metro

Councilwoman Keisha Dorsey (D-3) applauds the first of a series of special donations made to Louisville Metro for front line workers in the fight against the COVID 19 virus from The Kentuckiana Chapter of the Association of Chinese Americans and our Jiujiang, Chinese partnership.

May 1 2020 Mayor Fischer encourages Louisville to celebrate the spirit of the Kentucky Derby safely at home on Saturday

Apr 30 2020 Mayor Fischer and education leaders discuss the challenges of COVID-19 crisis

Mayor Greg Fischer today spoke with the leaders of Louisville’s two major public institutions of higher learning to get a status report on how they are managing the COVID-19 crisis.

Apr 29 2020 Councilman Yates to deliver meals to EMS frontline workers at MetroSafe on Wednesday

As a show of appreciation, Councilman David Yates (D-25) will deliver 75 J.Gumbo meals to frontline EMS workers at MetroSafe today beginning at 11:00 a.m.

Apr 29 2020 Mayor Fischer says expanded testing and contact tracing is key to city’s recovery from COVID-19 crisis

Mayor Greg Fischer today said the city must greatly strengthen its ability to test and quarantine people exposed to the COVID-19 virus before it can ease emergency restrictions and fully reopen t

Apr 28 2020 City receives $50,000 donation to deliver food to elderly residents during COVID-19 pandemic
Up to 500 additional seniors will receive home delivered meals 

Louisville Metro Government has received $50,000 from The Bufford Family Foundation to deliver food to homebound seniors amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 28 2020 Councilwoman Sexton Smith asks everyone to honor “Workers’ Memorial Day”

April 28th is a special day of remembrance throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States. "Workers' Memorial Day is an opportunity to highlight the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and ill health. It is also a time to promote campaigns in the fight for improvements in workplace safety,” said Councilwoman Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4), 

Apr 28 2020 Mayor Fischer says local hospitals are in good shape but urges continued vigilance against COVID-19

Mayor Greg Fischer and leaders of Louisville’s three major healthcare systems offered a cautiously upbeat assessment of the situation at our major hospitals as the battle continues against the CO

Apr 27 2020 Mayor Fischer, Teddy Abrams debut new “Lift Up Louisville” song and video to bring city together through music
  • Celebrated Louisville musicians Jim James, Will Oldham, Carly Johnson, Jecorey Arthur and two dozen other artists collaborate; watch video HERE and on @LiftUpLou
  • Mayor issuing challenges to cities around the world to create their own collaborative song
Apr 27 2020 Public Safety Committee invites LMPD Chief Conrad to discuss increase in violence during COVID 19

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad will testify before the Metro Council’s Public Safety Committee on Wednesday, April 29th regarding policing and increased violence during the COVID 19 crisis.