Jun 4 2020 Lifeguard and Food Manager Certifications Extended Due to COVID-19

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness today announced it is extending Lifeguard and Food Manager certifications due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jun 3 2020 Public Health Director Urges Demonstrators to Get Tested for COVID-19

Dr. Sarah Moyer, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the city’s chief health strategist, is encouraging those participating in recent demonstrations to get tested for COVID-19, to wear facemasks and to practice other strategies to protect themselves during future demonstrations.

May 27 2020 Mayor Fischer says One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $10.7 million

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the One Louisville: COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $10.7 million.

May 26 2020 Mayor Fischer says city is working to combat ‘unacceptable disparities’ in COVID-19 impacts on African Americans

Mayor Greg Fischer today reiterated his commitment to improving the health of all Louisvillians, an issue that has been thrust into the forefront by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

May 22 2020 Mayor Fischer names Lacuna Health to be Louisville’s COVID-19 contact tracing contractor

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that Lacuna Health has been awarded the contract to conduct contact tracing as part of the city’s effort to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

May 21 2020 Mayor Fischer hosts tele town hall about challenges facing local restaurants reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mayor Greg Fischer talked with members of Louisville’s restaurant scene today about the issues they are facing as authorities begin lifting restrictions placed on their establishments during the

May 20 2020 As the community begins to reopen, Mayor Fischer boosts the city’s COVID-19 testing and tracing capabilities

Mayor Greg Fischer today outlined steps he is taking to significantly boost the city’s COVID-19 testing and tracing capabilities, as the city and state move ahead on a gradual reopening of the ec

May 19 2020 Mayor Fischer talks about need for mental health awareness during today’s tele town hall

Mayor Greg Fischer today discussed mental health amid the COVID-19 pandemic during a tele town hall featuring experts from the mental health community.

May 18 2020 Mayor Fischer urges Louisville businesses to take a cautious approach to reopening as COVID-19 restrictions are eased

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced the easing of COVID-19 restrictions on more public activities as the city takes a gradual approach to reopening the economy.

May 15 2020 Mayor Fischer announces next phase of Reskilling Initiative to provide free online tech training during COVID-19 outbreak

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced a second phase of free online tech training to help Louisvillians prepare for in-demand jobs.

May 13 2020 Mayor Fischer thanks city’s frontline workers for their commitment, warns of deep cuts without federal help

Mayor Greg Fischer today called on all Louisvillians to thank frontline city workers for their commitment to keeping the city safe and functioning amid the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis.

May 12 2020 Louisville Metro temporarily relaxing outdoor seating regulations for restaurants

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer today announced new efforts to ease restrictions on outdoor seating for restaurants following concerns from the industry about how limited indoor seating capacity will affect local restaurants.

May 12 2020 Mayor Fischer, economic and business leaders, discuss Healthy at Work as economy prepares to re-open

Mayor Greg Fischer today hosted a tele town hall focused on the challenges facing local businesses as they begin reopening amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

May 11 2020 Mayor Fischer urges Louisville businesses to take all necessary health and safety precautions before reopening

Mayor Greg Fischer today stressed the need for a sensible and safe approach to reopening the economy amidst a COVID-19 pandemic that is still ongoing.

May 8 2020 Mayor Fischer says Louisville economy will open gradually and carefully as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease

Mayor Greg Fischer today called on Louisville businesses to be cautious and thoughtful as they move to begin gradually reopening from the COVID-19 shutdown, as part of Gov.