Emergency Preparedness

Helping you plan, prepare and get up-to-date information, including guidance and mental health resources for storm readiness during COVID-19.

Also visit Governor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness.


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The CDC, as well as the Office of Public Health, have been proactively preparing for the introduction of this virus since it was first identified in China earlier this year. 

For COVID-19 Alerts Text LACOVID to 67283

If you have questions about coronavirus, please contact the Louisiana 211 Network by dialing dial 211. Or, text the keyword LACOVID to 898-211 for the most current information about the outbreak as it becomes available.


Social Distancing

Maintain a Social Distance of 6ft. Social distancing means keeping 6ft. of physical space between yourself and others. This helps to prevent the spread of illness.

Fight the Bite

Protect yourself and your loved ones this season from mosquito-borne illnesses like West Nile Virus by taking steps to prevent mosquito breeding and protecting yourself from bites. Click to learn how.

Medicaid Information

Are you eligible for Medicaid? Learn how to apply and choose a health plan or doctor.


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