Department

June 30, 2015
The Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) extended the discontinuation date of the Louisiana Health Insurance Premium Payment (LaHIPP) program Monday, moving the date from July 1 to Dec. 1, 2015.
June 26, 2015
Current provisions of Louisiana law remain intact until a final mandate is issued by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Until that happens, the Department will continue to follow Louisiana law.
June 24, 2015
If you live in Louisiana, you probably either fish or know someone who does. It is important to spread the word to family and friends about the dangers of fishing, kayaking or participating in other water-based activities with open wounds.
June 17, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) awarded a $5.25 million loan to the Town of Greenwood through the state’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF). The low-interest subsidized loan will help improve the community’s drinking water system.
June 17, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) recently awarded a $3.6 million loan to the Town of Homer through the state’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF). The low-interest subsidized loan will help improve the community’s drinking water system.
June 17, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) recently awarded a $2 million loan to the City of Natchitoches through the State’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund (DWRLF). The low-interest subsidized loan will help improve the community’s drinking water system.
June 17, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals’ (DHH) Beach Monitoring Program monitors coastal waters throughout the summer to help keep residents safe.
June 11, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) is urging individuals traveling to the Caribbean this summer to be wary of mosquitoes, which may transmit the chikungunya virus (CHIKV), while on their trip. The chikungunya virus is also being spread in parts of Asia, Africa, Europe and the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
June 04, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' (DHH) Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) is conducting a survey this month to gauge satisfaction with the services it provides.
June 03, 2015
Hurricane season officially began Monday, June 1, and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) encourages Louisianans to begin planning for potential storms and to sign up as a volunteer to assist during a crisis.