The Louisiana Department of Health recommends that private water well owners whose wells flood should assume their well water is contaminated until screened. Owners must first disinfect affected water wells, then thoroughly flush before a sample of water is collected for analysis by the laboratory.
With flu season starting in Louisiana and COVID-19 remaining widespread across the state, now is the time to get your annual flu shot. The Office of Public Health has scheduled flu clinics across the state, and flu shots are offered at no cost.
With flu season starting, the Louisiana Department of Health is holding a flu vaccination clinic in Lafayette until 5 p.m. today. This year, the flu shot is more important than ever as COVID-19 levels remain high across the state.
To aid in Hurricane Delta recovery, the southwestern Louisiana Office of Public Health has added two more COVID-19 mobile test sites to its schedule for next week. Testing will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23.