LDH News

August 15, 2019
This comprehensive, evidence-based and action-oriented plan seeks to guide efforts to achieve elimination of the virus as a public health threat in Louisiana by the end of 2024.
August 13, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health has selected Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge and Slidell Memorial Hospital to participate in the Department’s Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome Pilot Project.
August 12, 2019
Annual reports from Louisiana's Medicaid program (Bureau of Health Services Financing).
August 08, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health has reopened the Vermilion Bay-area molluscan shellfish growing waters, Areas 27 and 28.
August 08, 2019
With the beginning of school right around the corner, the Louisiana Department of Health is reminding residents that immunization records are available online, and at no cost, without the need to contact a healthcare provider at LA.MyIR.net.
August 05, 2019
Today, the Louisiana Department of Health announced its intent to contract with four Medicaid managed care organizations following a state bid process that began in February when the Department issued a request for proposals.
August 02, 2019
Dr. Rebekah Gee, secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, was recognized last night by Modern Healthcare as one of its 2019 Women Leaders to Watch in Healthcare.
July 31, 2019
Fewer Louisianans report that they have to put off seeing a doctor or that they are unable to take their medications as prescribed thanks to Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion, according to a Tulane University study released today by Gov. Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Health.
July 25, 2019
Following action by the Louisiana Legislature and Gov. John Bel Edwards, restaurants and distributors that offer cooked or prepared crawfish or shrimp must notify their customers if these seafood items came from outside the United States. The notice must be printed on menus.
July 18, 2019
The grant comes as part of the first wave of funding to support the federal government’s 10-year plan to end the HIV epidemic.