The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness is committed to supporting the wellness of the citizens of Metro Louisville using the Spectrum of Prevention as our model:
The wellness programs and classes provided address the first two levels of the Spectrum of Prevention: Promoting Community Education and Strengthening individual knowledge and skills.
- Diabetes Prevention Classes
- Diabetes Self-Management Classes
- Fitness Classes
- Healthy Hometown Movement Nutrition Presentations
Schedule a presentation at your worksite or community center with a Registered Dietitian to learn more about healthy eating and nutrition. Click here for a list of offerings Weight Control Series Wellness Training. See our Health & Wellness Class Schedule (PDF) for dates and times.
Use of tobacco kills more than 440,000 Americans each year, including nearly 8,000 Kentuckians. We can help you stop smoking. Call (502) 574-STOP (7867) or visit our Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program web page or e-mail Stop Smoking.
Would you prefer to receive free phone counseling? Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW, Kentucky’s quit line, to enroll.
The Louisville Metro Parks Department offers a wealth of fitness and recreational opportunities including yoga, cross-training, zumba, kickboxing and mixed aerobics . Click here and find out more or call 502-456-8173.
Are you a bicycling enthusiast? Check out Bike Louisville.
Websites of Interest
Low cost ideas for worksite wellness
Physical activity for Everyone: Recommendations
US Department of Health and Human Services