Department

February 06, 2015
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) Secretary Kliebert announced the appointment of Hugh Eley as deputy secretary upon the departure of Courtney Phillips.
February 04, 2015
Yesterday, The Advocate published a story entitled “Baton Rouge General to close its Mid-City emergency room” by Marsha Shuler. The story contained several factual inaccuracies and excluded important information.
February 03, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), along with leaders from Baton Rouge General Medical Center (BRG), the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) and Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center (OLOL), announced plans to collaborate on a new model of health care for Mid City Baton Rouge.
January 29, 2015
Baton Rouge, La. - Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of multiple new synthetic marijuana compounds called "PX 1," "PX 2" and "MDMB-CHMICA" this week. Designer drugs, sold under names such as Blue Diamond and Mojo, have been linked to recent deaths and numerous hospitalizations in Louisiana hospitals in the past few months.
January 21, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) sent invitations to state health leaders and stakeholders last week requesting their input on the process of integrating Medicaid recipients' behavioral health services into the Bayou Health plans.
January 09, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospital (DHH) awarded a $4.2 million loan to the Terrebonne Consolidated Water Works District Number 1 (CWWDN1) through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (DWRLF).
January 08, 2015
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) awarded a $1.25 million loan to the French Settlement Water Company through the State's Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund Program (DWRLF).
January 07, 2015
Winter is here and the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) encourages all residents to prepare for freezing temperatures.
December 29, 2014
Well-Ahead Louisiana is an initiative started by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) aimed at improving the health and wellness of Louisiana citizens.
December 23, 2014
This morning, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) received final approval of the hospital public-private partnerships already providing high-quality care to Louisianans.