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This is the official twitter feed for the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and the Mayor's Healthy Hometown Movement.
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Complete Streets for Louisville 6h
"Our health is shaped by the environment that we live in." Hear more on the benefits of from T Gonzales, interim director of the of . Learn more at
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LouMetroHealth 8h
Many pools open this weekend. The pool is only as clean as you are. Check out these interesting facts about what might be in your favorite pool.
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KY Voices for Health 24h
Patients often miss vaccinations because of struggles in their parents' lives. The reasons include: "transportation, couldn't get off work, didn't have insurance and didn't know that they could come in without insurance."
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LouMetroHealth May 23
Good article on how workplaces can promote good mental wellness. Does your workplace offer anything beyond an EAP? Stress at work can lead to mental illness. Here’s how employers can help:
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LouMetroHealth May 23
Meet Jennifer, one of our employees who works in our syringe exchange program. She struggled with a 20-year addiction to opiates but has 9 years of sobriety. Please read more about her & her perspective about working with people who use drugs.
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Complete Streets for Louisville May 22
ordinances can promote equity by prioritizing improvements in neighborhoods that have seen under investment in the past & where residents are more likely to walk or bike to work, school, or grocery store. Read more via :
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Gray St. Farm Market May 23
It's going to be a ! Come join us for Week 2 of the ! Open 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Complete Streets for Louisville May 22
Complete streets policies seek to improve the safety, health, and economic well-being of neighborhoods. Hear more on pedestrian safety benefits of from Dirk Gowin, the engineering manager of .
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LouMetroHealth May 23
Yes! We collect 500 water samples a week during the summer to analyze for presence of disease causing bacteria. Can then work with pool/spa operators to take correctional measures to prevent illness.
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Gray St. Farm Market May 22
It’s week 2 of the Gray Street & we want to see you, rain or shine! Our vendors will offer the finest locally-grown produce, honey, kettle corn, jams, granola, baked items, coffee, dog products & more. 🍎🍓🥬🥒🍞🍯
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Amanda Hunter, MPH, EMT May 22
Taking another moment to recognize our wonderful & visionary leader, for her many achievements in — the least of which, being named one of ’s ! Thank you for all that you do to inspire our department, Dr. Moyer!
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Dr. Marty Pollio May 22
Great to see our anti-vaping campaign, Vaping Equals, featured in the latest edition of the Urban Educator, which highlights national developments in education. Learn more about the initiative at .
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LouMetroHealth May 22
Restaurant owners, food truck owners, food vendors: KY's food code is being updated. We have details on what's changing here:
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LouMetroHealth May 21
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LouMetroHealth May 21
Pools will be opening soon. Do you know someone planning to lifeguard this summer? In Jefferson County all lifeguards and pool attendants must be certified by us, the local health department, before they can work. More details here:
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Amanda Hunter, MPH, EMT May 20
I’m a little biased, but I think is #1! Many thanks, as always, to & for coordinating such great vendors and produce every Thursday for our downtown community! 🍅🥬🥕🥦
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LouMetroHealth May 20
What's with all the sweet flavored cartridges for e-cigarettes? Here's an idea:
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EnviroHealthLink May 20
dyk 10.7% of adults have ? Learn more about in by exploring the available from :
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Sarah Moyer May 19
Listen below to the amazing from talk about hospital preparedness and improtance of public health. Way to represent!
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