Tag Archives: City

Louisville’s Health Department Faces Cuts Amid City Budget Crisis – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville

On Thursday, Mayor Greg Fischer released a budget proposal that could cut $ 25 million worth of city spending in the next fiscal year. That includes a sizable chunk from the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness, including shrinking the staff  and eliminating both an employee wellness program and a program that helps people… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

The All American Autism Friendly City

What is an autism-friendly city and how does one go about declaring an entire city to be autism-friendly? Thursday night, October 25 at 9 pm Eastern/6 pm Pacific, on our weekly Mental Health Social Interest Group call, my guest is Dr. Linda Barboa. Dr. Barboa is Co-founder of Stars 4 Autism, author of more than… Read More »