Norton Healthcare Supports Western Louisville Mothers

Norton Healthcare has awarded Metro Government a $572,000 two-year grant that will expand services to mothers and infants on Louisville’s Westside. The grant was awarded to Louisville’s Department of Public Health and Wellness to support the Healthy Start initiative, which provides case managers and preventative resources to combat infant mortality. Western Louisville has around twice […]

Safety Violations in KY Mines, Transparency in Contracts between Public Workers & Metro Government, College-Readiness in JCPS Students, Infant Mortality in West Louisville: Afternoon Review

The federal Mine Safety and Health Administration has cited five Kentucky coal mines for safety violations. They were among 20 nationwide with a history of compliance problems targeted in MSHA’s special impact inspections. An ordinance supported by the majority of Louisville Metro Council Democrats would exempt the cost of contracts between public workers and Metro […]

Town Hall On Infant Mortality To Be Held In West Louisville

The Healthy Start Initiative of Louisville’s health department will hold a town hall meeting tomorrow on infant mortality. Health department spokesman Dave Langdon says much of the discussion will focus on infant mortality rates in west Louisville neighborhoods. “Those are the neighborhoods that healthy start serves. We see infant mortality rates that are anywhere from […]