Summer Internships

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) is looking for Louisiana college or university interns. Internships run from June 5 to August 11!


  • Hourly salary (up to $20 hourly for undergraduate students and $25 hourly for graduate students)
  • Experience with LDH public policy and current affairs
  • Opportunities for flexible scheduling and remote work
Apply by April 7!

LDH Business Plan 2023

Invest: Teaming Up for a Stronger LDH and a Healthier Louisiana is the Louisiana Department of Health’s business plan for state fiscal year (FY) 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). This plan builds on progress made under the FY 2022 business plan, which was reported in the Outcomes Report released with the 2023 business plan. In addition to deepening and learning from our efforts over the past year, LDH has set a new course for 2023 with ambitious initiatives and goals that will deliver results for Louisianans.


Mpox is a potentially serious viral illness that typically involves flu-like symptoms, swelling of the lymph nodes and a rash that includes bumps that are initially filled with fluid before scabbing over. Illness could be confused with a sexually transmitted infection like syphilis or herpes, or with chickenpox. Most infections last two to four weeks.

Kids COVID-19 Vaccines

Like car seats, COVID vaccines are PROVEN LIFESAVERS

Children aged 6 months and up are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.

Medicaid Information

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


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