Department

November 15, 2017
The Office of Public Health, Region 5, announced today it is temporarily relocating services and staff from the Jefferson Davis Parish Health Unit in Jennings to the health unit in Allen Parish. The temporary relocation is being done to allow for maintenance, inspections and repairs at the facility.
November 13, 2017
New data from the Louisiana Department of Health and the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy show there are fewer opioids being prescribed since Medicaid expansion began in July 2016.
November 13, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health has received a $550,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to strengthen its congenital syphilis activities and initiatives.
November 09, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health reminds all residents of the importance of getting an annual flu vaccine.
November 08, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Crowley on Thursday, Nov. 9. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
November 02, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lake Charles on Tuesday, Nov. 7. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
November 01, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Bossier City on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 30, 2017
The Louisiana Department of Health is scheduling an additional flu vaccination clinic in Cameron on Thursday, Nov. 2 due to an increase in the number of cases in the parish. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 25, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Monroe on Thursday, Oct. 26. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.
October 24, 2017
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lafayette on Wednesday, Oct. 25. The flu causes approximately 500 deaths and nearly 3,000 hospitalizations each year in Louisiana.