Public Health

April 10, 2020
Public health is at the forefront of global attention as the new coronavirus strains healthcare systems around the world. That makes it more appropriate than ever to think about — and thank — our public health workers during National Public Health Week, observed this year April 6-12.
April 08, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has extended its Emergency Order to align with the Governor's Executive Order that has been extended to April 30. The LDH extension applies to all previously issued LDH Notices and Orders and shall remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020, but may be further extended by subsequent order of the State Health Officer. Click here to see the order.
April 07, 2020
This Emergency Order shall continue all below previously issued LDH Notices and Orders and shall remain in effect until 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2020, but may be further extended by subsequent order of the State Health Officer.
April 07, 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
April 06, 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.
April 03, 2020
Louisiana's modeling data show the state on course to require 2,500 new hospitalizations a day in the New Orleans area by mid-May, if the public does not adhere to COVID-19 mitigation measures like Gov. Edwards' Stay at Home order.
April 03, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
April 01, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health Office of Public Health has identified a case of tuberculosis (TB) in a person connected to Franklin High School.
April 01, 2020
The Louisiana Department of Health has updated its website to reflect the latest number of positives and will continue to update its website at noon each day.
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