Foodborne/Waterborne Disease

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Symptoms, Causes and Associated Foods


How Many Cases of Foodborne Illnesses in Louisiana?

Reporting a Suspect Outbreak   

Food-borne Infection Prevention & Investigation Manual

Kitchen / Food Preparation


Primary Contact Information

Foodborne Disease Program: Jenna Iberg Johnson, MSPH
 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1641-B  
 New Orleans,  LA 70112

 Telephone: (504) 568-8312
 Fax: (504) 568-8290







Waterborne Disease

Reporting a Potential Waterborne Outbreak

          What To Do IF There is a Boil Water Advisory

Waterborne Amebae

·     Is Rinsing Your Sinuses Safe? - FDA

·     Naegleria fowleri -Primary Amebic Meningoencephalitis (PAM) - CDC


Additional Resource

·     Drinking Water Disinfection

Recreational Water Activities

·     Healthy Swimming Brochure

·     Healthy Swimming Brochure - Spanish version

·     Model Aquatic Health Code 

     For additional information, go to: 

·     Swimming And Other Activities In Recreational Waters (Risk Of Disease)- Public Information

·     Healthy and Safe Swimming  Week - May 20-26, 2019 (CDC)

·     Wild Animals in Swimming Pools - Public Information


Primary Contact Information

 Waterborne Disease Program: Raychel Berkheimer, MPH
 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1641
 New Orleans, LA 70112

 Telephone: (504) 568-8307
 Fax: (504) 568-8290