LDH News

May 22, 2020
Beginning next week on Tuesday, residents of St. Tammany, Washington, Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes will have more local options for COVID-19 testing. In partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health and local parish governments, Louisiana National Guard will be operating mobile testing sites will make it more convenient for Northshore residents to get a test.
May 22, 2020
A new, counseling text line is now available to provide free, confidential, 24/7 support for people in crisis. All someone has to do is text REACHOUT (all caps together) to 741741 to connect to a trained crisis counselor who will help individuals de-escalate, identify coping strategies and who will use active listening techniques.
May 21, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of COVID-19 positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
May 20, 2020
The Department of Health submits a detailed monthly report to the Legislature that provides a comprehensive overview of Medicaid spending. The reports include projections for future revenues and expenditures for the given state fiscal year.
May 18, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of COVID-19 positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
May 15, 2020
The Department of Health has issued a request for quotations for Staffing of Mobile or Community COVID-19 Testing Sites, COVID-19 PCR Testing and Reporting Services, COVID-19 Congregate Facility Testing Team, or COVID-19 ICAR Strike Team.
May 15, 2020
This Emergency Order shall continue all below previously issued LDH Notices and Orders and shall remain in effect from 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2020, until further notice from the State Health Officer.
May 14, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative (LaPQC) have met their goal of reducing maternal morbidity among hemorrhage and severe hypertension connected to pregnancy by 20 percent, according to a new report.
May 14, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of COVID-19 positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
May 13, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of COVID-19 positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
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